Department News

October 31, 2017
Our 1976 PhD graduate Lawrence Sherman was awarded the Wilbur Cross Medal – the Graduate School’s highest honor - on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. This is the 52nd year the...
October 24, 2017
The Yale-China Association has appointed  2012 Sociology Ph.D. Andrew Junker as the organization’s next Hong Kong Director, effective January, 2018. Dr. Junker has...
October 20, 2017
It was just announced that Professor Grace Kao has been named the 2017-18 Robin E. Williams Lecturer of the Eastern Sociological Society. One leading scholar is named every...
October 18, 2017
  Our 1976 PhD Lawrence Sherman is receiving the highest honor of the Yale Graduate School on October 24, 2017. The Wilbur Cross Medal is awarded to the select few graduates...
October 17, 2017
Emily Erikson was elected to the Executive Committee of the Social Science History Association. She will serve on the Executive Committee for a three-year term. SSHA is a...
September 28, 2017
Professor Elijah Anderson was invited to deliver a keynote address at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum, which was held at Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota...
September 21, 2017
Professor Julia Adams and Yale Sociology Ph.D. Ben Herzog’s co-authored article – “Women, Gender, and the Revocation of Citizenship in the United States” has just...
September 18, 2017
The international market for sperm has been in the news, and Professor Rene Almeling has provided commentary in The Economist and was interviewed on the Dutch national public...
September 12, 2017
Associate Professor Jonathan Wyrtzen was one of five faculty selected in the 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for Morocco. This fall he will be based as a...
September 12, 2017
Graduate student Sarah Brothers has won the Martin Levine Student Paper Award from the Sociologists’ AIDS Network at the American Sociological Association. In the paper she...