Department News

May 14, 2018
As current and future Chairs of this Department we have received many expressions of dismay and concern over recent events on campus. These have come from students and...
IMAGE: Ronald Kwon Headshot
May 11, 2018
The Department of Sociology and the Center for Empirical Research on Stratification & Inequality (CERSI) is delighted to announce that Ronald Kwon will be joining us as a...
Yale Sociology Picture of Grace Kao
May 4, 2018
After a rigorous selection process involving input from faculty and consultations with the FAS Dean’s Office the Sociology Department is delighted to announce that...
August 22, 2017
Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) visiting scholar Florian Stoll has organized a workshop on August 22nd and 23rd with guests from Africa, Europe and America to discuss his...
July 6, 2017
We are delighted to announce that faculty member Professor Grace Kao has been elected to be Vice-President Elect of the American Sociological Association (http://www.asanet....
June 26, 2017
Professor Grace Kao has won the American Sociological Association’s Section on Asia and Asian America Contribution to the Field Award for 2017. Kao was unanimously...
June 26, 2017
Sociology graduate students Sarah Brothers, Alex DiBranco, and Tina Law have been announced as 2017-2018 Graduate Policy Fellows at Yale’s Institution for Social and...
June 26, 2017
Graduate student Sam Stabler was elected to the American Sociological Association’s section on  Altruism Morality and Social Solidarity’s council. There he will...
May 22, 2017
Graduate student Hirokazu Shirado and Professor Nicholas Christakis recently published an article entitled “Locally noisy autonomous agents improve global human coordination...
May 21, 2017
‘The Boundaries of Spatial Inequality: Three Essays on the Measurement and Analysis of Residential Segregation.’ The Sussman Award is given to the graduate student whose...