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September 2, 2013
Professors Julia Adams and Hannah Brueckner (Associate Dean of Social Science, NYU-Abu Dhabi) have been awarded a two-year National Science Foundation grant for collaborative...
Professor Immanuel Wallerstein
August 30, 2013
The International Sociological Association has created a new quadrennial award for Excellence in Scholarship and Practice, and its first recipient is Professor Immanuel...
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/where-have-all-the-women-gone/article5039291.ece?homepage=true
August 25, 2013
Vani Kulkarni, a postdoctoral research associate at the Urban Ethnography Project, together with her colleagues Manoj Pandey and Raghav Gaiha, has published an op-ed in The...
Professor Andrew Papachristos and Professor Tracey Meares
August 2, 2013
In a joint effort between the Yale Department of Sociology and Yale Law School, Professor Andrew Papachristos and Professor Tracey Meares led a workshop on the use of social...
Critical Realisim Conference and Seminar
July 28, 2013
Professor Philip Gorski has organized a major conference on Critical Realism to take place in New York City August 14-15, as well as a summer seminar in New Haven from July...
Nicholas Christakis-Social Sciences-New York Times
July 22, 2013
Professor Nicholas Christakis, co-director of the new Yale Institute for Network Science, has authored an op-ed on the future of the social sciences for the New York Times....
Chicago PD Rolls Out a New Strategy to Stop Violence with Help from Research by Professor Andrew Papachristos
July 22, 2013
The Chicago Police Department has developed a new strategy involving face-to-face meetings and dialogue in an effort to quell gang-related violence, informed by Professor...
Annual Review of Sociology
July 20, 2013
Professor Phil Gorski and PhD student Gülay Türkmen-Dervişoğlu have a new article published in the Annual Review of Sociology on religion, nationalism, and violence. In it...
Craig Holloway
June 26, 2013
PhD student Craig Holloway is one of the thirteen fellows selected as an ISPS Policy Fellow for the 2013–14 academic year. See below for the links to Craig’s profile and to...
W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research
June 15, 2013
Graduate Dr. Mary Barr, Lecturer at Clemson University, has been named a Summer Institute Fellow on African-American Struggles for Freedom and Civil Rights at Harvard...