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October 4, 2012
On Friday October 5, at The Edward Zigler Center on Child Development and Social Policy, Professor Vida Maralani will give a lecture on “From GED to College: Age Trajectories...
October 4, 2012
October 4, 2012 This piece of public sociology, written for a wider audience, grows directly out of Professor Jeffrey Alexander’s theoretical work on cultural...
September 17, 2012
On September 6-7, the interdisciplinary Yale Symposium on Inequality organized by Professor Elijah Anderson, kicked off the departmental year. Speakers examined forms of...
Esther Kim
August 27, 2012
Esther Kim’s 2012 Symbolic Interaction article, ‘Nonsocial Transient Behavior: Social Disengagement on the Greyhound Bus’, recently became a focus of intense media...
Rene Almeling
August 23, 2012
Professor Rene Almeling’s book Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm (University of California Press), has been awarded both the Best Book Award from the ASA...
August 17, 2012
Incoming G & TS chair Julia Adams and outgoing chair Sarah Babb are interviewed by editor A. Aneesh in the current Global Review. Click here for more>>
August 12, 2012
Elijah Anderson will lead a special session at the 2012 ASA Annual Meetings, featuring “Bringing Fieldwork Back In: Contemporary Urban Ethnographic Research,” a 2012 volume...
August 10, 2012
Roy S. Bryce-Laporte, a sociologist who led one of the nation’s first African-American studies departments here at Yale in 1969, died on July 31 in Sykesville, Md. He was 78...
Wildeman and Papchristos
August 8, 2012
Professors Andy Papachristos and Chris Wildeman have received a U.S. Department of Justice grant for their “Using Social Network Analysis for Crime Prevention and Evaluation...
June 26, 2012
Juan Linz, Sterling Professor Emeritus, will address the 22nd World Congress of Political Science in Madrid on July 8th. Professor Linz taught in Yale Sociology and Political...