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June 21, 2012
Jeffrey Alexander’s Trauma: A Social Theory has just been published by Polity. In it, Professor Alexander develops an original social theory of trauma and uses it to...
June 8, 2012
Anthony Spires has won the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award from the Political Sociology Section of the ASA, for his article, Contingent Symbiosis and Civil...
May 21, 2012
At Yale’s 311th Commencement today, William Julius Wilson, Professor of Sociology at Harvard, was one of nine recipients of honorary doctorates. Wilson, who is Lewis P...
Priest Frank Award
May 4, 2012
The 2012 Mildred Priest Frank Memorial Prize has been awarded to Katherine Giaccone. Her Senior Thesis concerns corporate board interlock and the way that this can promote...
April 30, 2012
Yale Sociology has created a new award, The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, given from time to time, at the discretion of the department, to a distinguished sociology...
April 30, 2012
Yale Sociology has created a new award, The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, given from time to time, at the discretion of the department, to a distinguished sociology...
21st Century Dissertation Prize
April 30, 2012
April 30, 2012 Yale Sociology has created a new award, The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, given from time to time, at the discretion of the department, to a distinguished...
April 27, 2012
Mira Debs has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Community Service Award of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She was recognized for her work associated with...
Mira Debs
April 27, 2012
Mira Debs has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Community Service Award of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The student-faculty-staff selection committee was...
April 26, 2012
The Senior Conference today saw the graduating class present their original senior thesis work. Topics and methods were varied and an included moral panics in the Swedish...