Faculty Awards And Recognition

May 30, 2019
Issa Kohler-Hausmann, Associate Professor of Yale Law and Sociology, was awarded the 2019 Herbert Jacob Book Prize for her book Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social...
May 16, 2019
Professor Erkson and co-author, Mark Hamilton, received honorable mention from The Section on Economic Sociology’s Granovetter Award for Best Article in Economic...
May 1, 2019
Mira Debs, Sociology Lecturer and Executive Director of Education Studies, just had her book Diverse Families, Desirable Schools: Public Montessori in the Era of School...
April 8, 2019
In the book Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of  a Good Society Nicholas proposes that the human capacity for cooperation and empathy derives from an “evolutionary...
April 2, 2019
The sociology department is happy to announce that Associate Professor Rene Almeling has been named one of 36 scholars in the 2019-2020 Class of CASBS fellows. According to...
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...
August 14, 2018
Congratulations to Grace Kao for being recently appointed as the IBM Professor of Sociology. Read more here.
August 14, 2018
The Sociology Department is proud to announce that Elijah Anderson received the 2018 W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological...
July 30, 2018
The Sociology Department is pleased to announced that Nicholas A. Christakis was just named as Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University. This is...
July 21, 2018
The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that Jeffrey C. Alexander is the 2018 Winner of the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory from the International...