Student Awards And Recognition

July 20, 2018
Graduate student Patrice Collins has been awarded the Yale University President’s Public Service Fellowship (PPSF), Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Emerging...
July 19, 2018
The Sociology Department is happy to announce that Josh Feng is the 2018 Winner of the Mildred Priest Frank Award for the best B.A. Thesis. Josh’s thesis was titled, “...
July 5, 2018
Recent Departmental graduates Shai Dromi (PhD 2016) and Andrew Cohen (PhD 2017) have been awarded the 2018 ASA Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity Section’s...
Department Headshot of Celene Reynolds.
May 15, 2018
Celene is one of 35 dissertation fellows, selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, who will receive $27,500 to support the final year of writing and also attend...
Photograph of Huseyin Rasit
April 24, 2018
Graduate student Huseyin Rasit has been awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant for his PhD research. Huseyin’s dissertation, entitled “State-Seeking...
March 2, 2018
Michael’s dissertation research employs ethnographic and interview methods in three U.S. cities to understand how officers come to perceive their work as profoundly...
February 26, 2018
The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, inaugurated in 2012, is awarded from time to time at the discretion of the department to a distinguished sociology dissertation that...
February 22, 2018
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Sussman Prize is Shai Dromi. This prize has been awarded annually since 1994 be the graduate student whose...
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...
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...