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May 20, 2020
Sociology professor Jeffrey Alexander has been interviewed for an article on the Rolling Stone online. Read Jeffrey Alexander’s  comments on the effects of collective/...
May 19, 2020
PhD Candidate Tony Cheng’s manuscript “Social Media and Shaping the Social Memory of Police (Mis)Conduct” has won the 2020 Graduate Student Paper prize from the Law...
May 12, 2020
The Sociology Department is happy to announce that Rocky Lam is the 2020 Winner of the Mildred Priest Frank Award recognizing outstanding scholarship and service among...
May 6, 2020
Hirokazu Shirado Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University Autonomous-Agent Interventions in...
May 6, 2020
Celene Reynolds Presidential Post-doctoral Fellow, Cornell University. From Unequal Play to Unwanted Contact: Title IX in American Universities, 1972-2016 (Dissertation...
April 13, 2020
Jeffrey Alexander recently wrote this short commentary for a compilation of remarks written by various experts, All Great Minds Think for Themselves, for the Social Trends...
April 3, 2020
Stephane D. Andrade’s collaborative essay, “The Stimulus Bill Punishes Parents Behind on Child Support. Now Is Not the Time.” was recently published in Slate. The article can...
March 16, 2020
Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis, Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, has devoted his career to investigating how social networks affect our health and...
March 10, 2020
Margaret Traeger’s article, “Vulnerable Robots Positively Shape Human Conversational Dynamics in a Human-Robot Team” was recently published in Proceedings of the...
March 6, 2020
Thomas Crosbie (PhD 2014) has recently been promoted to associate professor (tenured) at the Royal Danish Defence College in their Centre for Joint Operations. Crosbie is a...