Department News

January 22, 2020
Philip V. McHarris’ essay, “Democrats are ignoring a key piece of criminal justice reform — slicing police budgets”, was recently published in The Washington Post. Find...
January 14, 2020
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a major grant of $300,000  to the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) in support of its efforts to build cultural sociology in...
January 14, 2020
CCS Director Jeffrey Alexander travelled to India over the holiday break to present his work at Kerala University as part of the 45th All India Sociological Conference on...
December 19, 2019
Ph.D candidate Sarah Brothers recently published an article in Social Science and Medicine as first author entitled “Food insecurity among formerly homeless youth in...
December 4, 2019
IBM Professor and Sociology Department Chair, Grace Kao, published a new book under the ASA Rose Series with Russell Sage Foundation  titled,  “The Company We Keep” which...
November 14, 2019
On November 13th President Salovey and Linda K. Lorimer presented Sociology staff Wyatt Israel, Mark McKnight, Petergaye Murray, Rennie Negron, Liza Nicoll, and School of...
November 13, 2019
The Sociology Department regrets the loss of Charles Perrow. ‘Chick’ was born in 1925 and gained his PhD from Berkeley in 1960. He joined Yale in 1981 and became Emeritus at...
November 8, 2019
The Sociology Department was saddened to learn of the death of Wendell Bell. A former Chair of the Department, Bell was in recent years one of our Emeritus Professors. He was...
October 29, 2019
Mustafa Yavas recently published an article in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change entitled “Boundary Blurring as Collective Identity Formation? The Case of...
September 4, 2019
The Sociology Department at Yale is deeply saddened to announce the death of Professor Immanuel Wallerstein on August 31, 2019. He was a Senior Research Fellow in our...