Department News

October 13, 2021
On January 1, 2022, Anjanette Chan Tack will be joining the  Sociology Department for the Spring 2022 semester as a Visiting Lecturer through Yale’s Presidential Visiting...
September 3, 2021
Alka Menon, Assistant Professor of Sociology, was awarded the Best Publication Prize by the Body and Embodiment section of the American Sociological Association for her paper...
August 24, 2021
Prof. Erikson’s book investigates how companies & politics reshaped economic thought in the 17th century to privilege national prosperity. Read more here.
August 23, 2021
Julia Adams has been appointed the Margaret H. Marshall Professor of Sociology. The Margaret H. Marshall Professorship recognizes both her field-changing scholarship and...
July 8, 2021
Dana Hayward will join the Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University as an Assessment Fellow. In this fellowship, Dana will contribute to...
June 30, 2021
Rene Almeling published an opinion piece in the Washington Post outlining the main arguments from her recent book, GUYnecology: The Missing Science of Men’s...
May 21, 2021
The 2021 21st Century Dissertation Prize in the Department of Sociology has been awarded to Dr. Tony Cheng. His dissertation is titled “Policing and the Illusion of Public...
May 21, 2021
The 2021 Marvin B. Sussman Best Dissertation Award in the Department of Sociology has been awarded to Dr. Thomas Lyttelton. The title of his dissertation is Work, Sociability...
May 21, 2021
The Sociology Department is happy to announce that Jason Contino is the 2021 Winner of the Mildred Priest Frank Award recognizing outstanding scholarship and service among...
April 26, 2021
Emma Zang was interviewed and quoted by The Lily news of the Washington Post. She commented on the disproportionate burden on working mothers relative to fathers when working...