Department News

March 26, 2019
The Sociology department recognized Isabel Jijon’s thesis, The Priceless Child on the Global Periphery: Or, How Bolivia Changed its Child Labor Laws, with the 21st Century...
March 26, 2019
This year’s Marvin B. Sussman Prize for Best Dissertation has been awarded to Wei Luo for The Entrepreneurial Organization of Finance: The Emergence of Family Banking in...
February 20, 2019
Sterling Professor, Anderson, discussed the latest updates to the Kerner Commission’s findings at a recent event on campus commemorating the 50th anniversary of the report....
February 14, 2019
We are excited to announce that Rourke O’Brien and Emma Zang will be joining the Yale Sociology Department in Fall 2019.  Rourke is currently Assistant Professor of Public...
January 23, 2019
Professor Elijah Anderson delivered the keynote address at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s conference on prosperity and economic insecurity held on January 17, 18 and...
January 3, 2019
Yale Sociology Ph.D. candidate Jean-Baptiste Gallopin appeared on France 24 on January 2, 2019 to discuss the current wave of protests in Sudan. Gallopin’s research examines...
October 11, 2018
The Sociology Department is thrilled to announce that Demar Lewis, a 2nd year PhD student in Sociology and African American Studies was named as a Robert Wood Johnson Health...
September 24, 2018
Mira Debs’ editorial about how to most effectively allocate Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ $2 billion dollar commitment to Montessori Pre-Schools for low-income students was...
September 4, 2018
Welcome to our incoming Sociology Ph.D. students – (l to r) Hannah Tessler, Dorothy Wu, Keitaro Okura, Benjamin Kaplow, Kayla Thomas and Jeffrey Sachs (not pictured).
August 14, 2018
Congratulations to Grace Kao for being recently appointed as the IBM Professor of Sociology. Read more here.