Department News

June 22, 2018
Angela Onwuachi-Willig received her PhD from Yale’s Departments of Sociology and African-American Studies in May 2017.  Entitled, “The Trauma of Till and Trayvon,” her...
June 21, 2018
One of our 2018 graduates, Elisabeth Becker, will be taking up a postdoc with the Religion & Its Publics project at the University of Virginia.  Funded by the Templeton...
Yale Sociology PhDs 2018
May 25, 2018
On May 21, 2018 the Department of Sociology was proud to graduate 8 students with a doctoral degree.  Andy Cohen, Wei Luo, Sam Stabler, Elisabeth Becker, Isabel Jijon, Billy...
May 14, 2018
As current and future Chairs of this Department we have received many expressions of dismay and concern over recent events on campus. These have come from students and...
IMAGE: Ronald Kwon Headshot
May 11, 2018
The Department of Sociology and the Center for Empirical Research on Stratification & Inequality (CERSI) is delighted to announce that Ronald Kwon will be joining us as a...
Yale Sociology Picture of Grace Kao
May 4, 2018
After a rigorous selection process involving input from faculty and consultations with the FAS Dean’s Office the Sociology Department is delighted to announce that...
March 28, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Roberto has started a tenure track position in the Sociology Department at Rice University. Roberto graduated from Yale Sociology...
March 2, 2018
Michael’s dissertation research employs ethnographic and interview methods in three U.S. cities to understand how officers come to perceive their work as profoundly...
March 1, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Alka Menon will be joining the Yale Sociology Department as an assistant professor. Menon is currently finishing her PhD at Northwestern...
February 28, 2018
The Sociology Department is delighted to announce that next year we will be joined by Natalie Aviles as a Presidential Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow. She has a PhD the from...