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January 29, 2013
  Elijah Anderson, William K. Lanman Professor of Sociology, has received the prestigious Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award from the American Sociological Association. The award...
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January 26, 2013
  The biannual Grad Student Conference of the Center for Comparative Research (CCR) was held on January 26 at the New Haven Lawn Club. This year’s special program, “The...
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January 15, 2013
Frederick F. Wherry will join the Yale faculty as Professor of Sociology on July 1 2013. Professor Wherry, currently at Columbia University, is the author of several noted...
Emmett & Trayvon
January 14, 2013
Emmett Till, 14, who was murdered in 1955, and Trayvon Martin, 17, slain in 2011, have become symbols of some of the challenges that have faced young black men in America....
January 14, 2013
A volume of essays, Bourdieu and Historical Analysis, edited by Professor Philip Gorski, has just been published in the Politics, History, and Culture Series of Duke...
December 20, 2012
  Professor Ron Eyerman’s recent post on “Youths, Spittle, and Reflections on ‘Emotion in Motion’ ” can be found on Mobilizing Ideas, produced by the Center for...
Jeff Guhin
December 15, 2012
  Jeffrey Guhin’s dissertation research draws on both his intellectual interest in the sociology of religion and education and his own personal history. His thesis, “...
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November 20, 2012
Edited by Professor Philip Smith, the 2012 Yale Journal of Sociology is now available on this website, Download the new journal, and past editions here >>sociology/yjs....
Peter Salovey
November 12, 2012
The Sociology department congratulates Peter Salovey on his new appointment! See Yale news >>. Salovey, who is currently Yale’s Provost as well as the Chris...
October 16, 2012
Professor Hunter responded to a New York Times column by Kevin Baker, “How the G.O.P. Became the Anti-Urban Party.” See his letter on Republican Attitudes Toward Urban...