Department News

March 22, 2021
Chair and IBM Professor of Sociology Grace Kao was interviewed on CNN on March 20, 2021 about the recent rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. She was also interviewed...
March 19, 2021
IBM Professor and Chair Grace Kao was recently quoted in three articles (USA Today, The Insider, and The Washington Post) discussing the historical and contemporary contexts...
March 18, 2021
PhD Candidate Huseyin Rasit will join the College of Global Liberal Arts at Ritsumeikan University as an Associate Professor of Sociology. GLA offers an interdisciplinary...
February 24, 2021
Emma Zang spoke with BBC World news about the recent case in China, in which a court granted a woman financial compensation for 5 years of housework after her divorce. ...
February 17, 2021
Philip V. McHarris has been awarded a 2021 Princeton Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows Program is meant to...
February 11, 2021
For the first time since 2007-08 the Yale College Council, the Graduate & Professional Student Senate and the Graduate Student School Assembly are all run by women....
February 9, 2021
PhD Candidate Tony Cheng will be an Assistant Professor at UC Irvine’s Department of Criminology, Law & Society beginning Fall 2021.  “I am so excited to be joining...
February 8, 2021
Nicholas Christakis, Sterling Professor and faculty member of the Sociology Department featured in CNN explains what the legacy of Covid-19 will leave behind and his opinion...
February 3, 2021
PhD students Chloe Sariego and Kalisha Dessources Figures have been selected as two of twelve ISPS Policy Fellow for the 2021 academic year. Read more about their research as...
February 1, 2021
We are excited to announce that Dr. Orly Clergé will join our department in July 2022 as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University.  Professor Clergé’s research...