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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 (...
Andrew Papachristos
May 3, 2013
  A profile story of Associate Professor Andrew Papachristos, entitled, “Integrating Sociology and Public Health to Reduce Homicide and Gun Violence,” appears on the RWJF...
Guhin
May 1, 2013
  Jeffrey Guhin is one of the two winners of the ASA 2013 Graduate Student Paper Award/Religion Section for his paper, “Why Worry?: Evolution and Narrative Path Dependence in...
Guhin-Xu
May 1, 2013
Our grads continue to be recognized by the discipline at large! Jeffrey Guhin is one of the two winners of the 2013 Graduate Student Paper Award for his paper, “Why Worry?:...
Christopher Wildeman
April 30, 2013
  Professor Chris Wildeman has received this year’s Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award. The award recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions to the discipline of...
Deborah Davis
April 29, 2013
  Professor Deborah Davis is this year’s winner of Yale’s coveted Lex Hixon ‘63 Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Social Sciences. Congratulations, Debbie! ...