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December 14, 2011
The Sociology department is delighted to announce that Dr. Lloyd Grieger will be joining Sociology and the Jackson Institute for International Affairs as Assistant Professor...
October 12, 2011
  The Winter 2011 edition of Habitus is now available. The editorial team has been expanded to include Amanda Shadiack and Cristina Poindexter. The theme is “Movements”....
October 2, 2011
Isaac Ariail Reed, Yale Ph.D. 2007, has just published Interpretation and Social Knowledge: On the Use of Theory in the Human Sciences with The University of Chicago Press....
August 27, 2011
Jeffrey Swanson, (Yale Sociology PhD, 1985), and Marvin Swartz, MD, have been selected as joint recipients of the 2011 Carl Taube Award, an honor given by the Mental Health...
Julia P. Adams
August 12, 2011
Julia Adams will serve for six years on the Executive Council of the Sociological Research Association, culminating in a year (2016-2017) as President of the Association.
May 23, 2011
  After commencement today our Graduating Sociology Majors went off to various exciting and diverse futures. These included working for a major global corporation in Chicago...
Wendell Bell
May 23, 2011
A special issue (vol. 43, issue 6) of the British publication FUTURES (The journal of policy, planning and futures studies) is devoted to articles dealing with, and inspired...
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May 20, 2011
  The Mildred Priest Frank Prize for this year went to Isabel Jijon. Her thesis, supervised by Professor Smith, was an interview study looking at the impact of soccer in a...
May 18, 2011
At a reception at the Peabody Museum yesterday, graduating Senior Nate Glasser collected the Yale Club of New Haven Richard Hegel Senior Essay Prize, for the best Senior...
April 27, 2011
Dorceta E. Taylor (Yale PhD ’91) is the winner of the 2010 Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award from the Environment and Technology Section of the American...