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June 4, 2013
Graduate student Mira Debs has won a Research Mini-Grant from the American Montessori Society Research Committee. Her dissertation, an ethnography, examines parental...
May 29, 2013
We are proud to announce that Jenny Shelby has been awarded the Department’s Mildred Priest Frank Award for her senior thesis, “Prescribing Power and The Pill: Medical...
Elizabeth Breese
May 25, 2013
Yale Graduate School has released new material on the Associates in Teaching program.. and they chose our own Elizabeth Breese to sing its praises! Elizabeth talks about her...
Phd
May 23, 2013
The Department is proud to present Dr. Elizabeth Breese, Dr. Tabitha Decker, Dr. Andrew Junker, Dr. Esther Kim, Dr. Sylvia Mitraud, Dr. Samuel Nelson, and Dr. Michael...
May 21, 2013
Congratulations to Sociology graduate Thomas Meyer on two new publications! While a Sociology undergrad, Thomas was awarded the Yale College Dean’s Research Fellowship to...
Thinking Globally International Symposium
May 15, 2013
Elijah Anderson and Immanuel Wallerstein are speaking in Paris at the “Thinking Globally” international symposium organized by the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’...
Xiaohong Xu
May 10, 2013
Xiaohong Xu has received honorable mention for the Suzanne Langer Prize for Best Student Paper in the ASA Sociology of Culture section, for his paper “Belonging Before...
Marvin B. Sussman Best Dissertation Award
May 8, 2013
Rui Gao has won this year’s Marvin B. Sussman Best Dissertation Award for her 2011 thesis Eclipse and Memory: Public Representation of the War of Resistance in Maoist...
Michael Sierra-Arevalo
May 6, 2013
  Michael Sierra-Arévalo is accompanying Professor Andy Papachristos, the featured presenter at the Safe Oakland Speaker Series on May 22, on a joint research tour in...
May 5, 2013
    Nancy Davis and Rob Robinson’s (Yale Soc Ph.D) book, Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare in Egypt, Israel, Italy, and the United States (...