Department News

September 3, 2020
Alka Menon and University of Toronto’s Tess Lanzarotta argue in a Slate piece that the U.S. Post Office is, and has always been, essential public health infrastructure...
September 1, 2020
Mustafa Yavas will be a Postdoctoral Associate in the Social Sciences Division at New York University Abu Dhabi, beginning Fall 2020. His research interests center on...
August 13, 2020
Thomas Lyttelton, Emma Zang, and Cornell’s Kelly Musick  have published new research on the implications of remote work for gender inequalities before and during COVID-...
August 4, 2020
Congratulations to CCS Director Jeffrey Alexander, the 2020 recipient of the Distinguished Career Award of the Altruism, Morality and Social Soclidarity Section of the...
July 29, 2020
The Council on East Asian Studies has awarded the Williams Prize to Tiana for her senior thesis, “A Changing Tea Culture, A Changing China: Variations in Conceptions of Gift...
July 13, 2020
PhD Candidate Tony Cheng’s manuscript “Social Media, Selective Transparency, and Pursuing Legitimation of Police Violence” has won the 2020 Student Paper Award from the ASA...
July 8, 2020
Philip V. McHarris is featured on an HBO segment to discuss defunding/divesting from policing, reinvesting in community resources and alternatives, and reimagining public...
July 8, 2020
Graduate student Navin Kumar has been awarded a grant from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his dissertation research, “Social interactions and treatment...
June 26, 2020
PhD candidate Sarah Brothers has won the 2020 Hacker-Mullins Student Paper from the Science, Knowledge, and Technology section of the ASA. The paper, ““A Good “Doctor” is...
June 25, 2020
Yale News recently interviewed Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor, Jeffrey Alexander, about his theory of cultural trauma and how his theory can help us understand the power...