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March 28, 2019
I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Yale, which was instrumental towards my professional development as a stratification scholar who is interested in the global dynamics of...
March 26, 2019
The Sociology department recognized Isabel Jijon’s thesis, The Priceless Child on the Global Periphery: Or, How Bolivia Changed its Child Labor Laws, with the 21st Century...
March 26, 2019
This year’s Marvin B. Sussman Prize for Best Dissertation has been awarded to Wei Luo for The Entrepreneurial Organization of Finance: The Emergence of Family Banking in...
February 25, 2019
Department alumni Shai Dromi (Harvard University) and Samuel Stabler (Hunter College) published a new co-authored article in Theory & Society. The article examines how...
February 20, 2019
Sterling Professor, Anderson, discussed the latest updates to the Kerner Commission’s findings at a recent event on campus commemorating the 50th anniversary of the report....
February 14, 2019
We are excited to announce that Rourke O’Brien and Emma Zang will be joining the Yale Sociology Department in Fall 2019.  Rourke is currently Assistant Professor of Public...
January 23, 2019
Professor Elijah Anderson delivered the keynote address at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s conference on prosperity and economic insecurity held on January 17, 18 and...
January 3, 2019
Yale Sociology Ph.D. candidate Jean-Baptiste Gallopin appeared on France 24 on January 2, 2019 to discuss the current wave of protests in Sudan. Gallopin’s research examines...
November 8, 2018
The Sociology Department is excited to announce that Professor Elijah Anderson was recently named as Sterling Professor of Sociology and of African American Studies. This is...
October 11, 2018
The Sociology Department is thrilled to announce that Demar Lewis, a 2nd year PhD student in Sociology and African American Studies was named as a Robert Wood Johnson Health...