Department News

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...
January 28, 2021
Phil Gorski, Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies, was featured in the NYT, WPNR and FAZ of Germany about his take on religious imagery during the capitol riot. ...
January 22, 2021
The department wishes to congratulate one of its former members, Prof. Alondra Nelson, who was appointed by President Biden as the Deputy Science Chief in his newly created...
January 13, 2021
See Jeffrey Alexander’s comments on the current unrest in the United States in the Hartford Current, The origin of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol extends back decades...
October 30, 2020
Professor Emily Erikson and author of Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company is quoted in the following article on History Channel website. 
October 27, 2020
Hannah Tessler, Meera Choi, and Grace Kao published a research note in the journal International Review of Education on the parenting strategies in the United States and...