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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...
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...