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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...
November 14, 2019
On November 13th President Salovey and Linda K. Lorimer presented Sociology staff Wyatt Israel, Mark McKnight, Petergaye Murray, Rennie Negron, Liza Nicoll, and School of...
November 13, 2019
The Sociology Department regrets the loss of Charles Perrow. ‘Chick’ was born in 1925 and gained his PhD from Berkeley in 1960. He joined Yale in 1981 and became Emeritus at...
August 6, 2018
The film “Crazy Rich Asians,” opening in theaters this month, may help to challenge stereotypes about Asian American men as unattractive, according to an article published on...
July 30, 2018
The Sociology Department is pleased to announced that Nicholas A. Christakis was just named as Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University. This is...
July 21, 2018
The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that Jeffrey C. Alexander is the 2018 Winner of the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory from the International...
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 18, 2018
Please check out the CCS website for links to the Muslims for American Progress (MAP) Report, and a timely Huffington Post article quoting Becker which covers the release of...
July 13, 2018
Jean-Baptiste Gallopin was awarded the Fox Fellowship and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship.  The Fox Fellowship will provide support for an exchange at the...