Department News

December 23, 2013
An op-ed on gun violence written collectively by Yale’s new “Guns in the United States” course has been published in the Hartford Courant. The course was led by...
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December 11, 2013
Professor Elijah Anderson was invited to deliver a keynote address about the case of Trayvon Martin at the recent meeting of the American Society of Criminology. In his talk...
December 6, 2013
The Yale Journal of Sociology for 2013 has been released and is now available online from our homepage. As is customary it features items from authors at the two ends of...
December 4, 2013
Professor Andrew Papachristos has published a new op-ed in the Washington Post drawing on his research with Professor Christopher Wildeman on social networks and gun violence...
November 30, 2013
Professor Rene Almeling wrote an op-ed that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times. In it, she argues that the changing technological and economic landscape of sperm donation...
November 26, 2013
A new article in Theory, Culture & Society by Professor Jeff Alexander is out now online ahead of print. In the article, Alexander considers avant-garde theatre as a...
November 22, 2013
“For some whites, saying ‘I voted for Obama’ is like a free pass to discriminate.” Grad student Angela Onwuachi-Willig published an op-ed in the New York Times this week on...
November 18, 2013
A new study on social networks and gun violence by Professors Andrew Papachristos and Christopher Wildeman in the American Journal of Public Health has received great media...
November 9, 2013
Professor Rene Almeling and her colleague Shana Gadarian from Syracuse University have just published the first results of their national survey on genetic testing in...
November 7, 2013
Professor Jonathan Wyrtzen has been elected to the board of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies. Established in 1984, AIMS is a private, non-profit educational...