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June 12, 2023
Grace Kao, the IBM Professor of Sociology and Professor of Ethnicity, Race and Migration at Yale, traveled to South Korea to present her research at several leading Korean...
June 12, 2023
Sociology Professor Grace Kao interviewed on CNN on the meanings of race and ethnicity.
Professor Kao in Korea
June 12, 2023
Korean Culture and Information Service interviewed Yale Sociology Professor Grace Kao on her love of and research into K-pop music.
May 26, 2023
Citation from the jury: “This historically rich, theoretically informed book offers a new history of the making of the modern Middle East in the period 1911 to 1934, from...
May 22, 2023
The James Andrew Haas Prize is a awarded each year to that senior whose breadth of intellectual achievement, strength of character, and fundamental humanity shall be adjudged...
May 5, 2023
Rourke O’Brien has been awarded the 2023 Lex Hixon ’63 Prize, given annually by Yale College for teaching excellence in the social sciences. It comes with a stipend and...
April 28, 2023
We are pleased to welcome Ramina Sotoudeh. She will be joining us as an Assistant Professor of Sociology with a secondary appointment in Statistics & Data Science, on...
April 28, 2023
It is our pleasure to announce that Philip V. McHarris has been awarded 21st Century Dissertation Prize.   Philip McHarris’ dissertation, High Rise: Poverty, Policing, and...
April 27, 2023
Hüseyin Raşit’s Ph.D. thesis, Contending Futures in the 21st-Century Middle East: Ideology and the Emergent Political Formations of ISIS, Kurdistan-Iraq and Kurdistan-Syria...
April 25, 2023
Jeff Alexander, Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Cultural Sociology makes several appearances - as an “authority on celebrity icons” - in the new, two...