Department News

May 10, 2019
PhD Candidate Nicholas Occhiuto will be a Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Organizational Behavior at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor...
May 1, 2019
Mira Debs, Sociology Lecturer and Executive Director of Education Studies, just had her book Diverse Families, Desirable Schools: Public Montessori in the Era of School...
April 29, 2019
Hirokazu Shirado, completing his doctoral program this May, will be an assistant professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at...
April 18, 2019
Professor Alka Menon’s research has been profiled in Yale News. The article highlights the transnational dimensions of cosmetic surgery by focusing on the U.S. and Malaysia....
April 18, 2019
PhD candidate Celene Reynolds has received the 2019 Graduate Student Paper Award from the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of of Law Section. The paper, “...
April 17, 2019
Ph.D. candidate Jean-Baptiste Gallopin wrote on 10 April about the revolutionary uprising in Sudan for The Monkey Cage, a blog of social scientists on The Washington Post. “...
April 16, 2019
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia hosted a seminar on Race, Poverty, and the Irregular Economy with Elijah Anderson on Friday, April 12, in Philadelphia. At the...
April 9, 2019
Yale Sterling Professor Elijah Anderson gave the keynote address, “Black in White Space,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School’s recent conference on Municipal Innovation,...
April 8, 2019
In the book Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of  a Good Society Nicholas proposes that the human capacity for cooperation and empathy derives from an “evolutionary...
April 5, 2019
Xiaohong Xu has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Michigan, where he will be Assistant Professor of Sociology. Professor Xu’s work focuses on large-scale...