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January 25, 2012
Julia Adams spoke at the College de France in Paris, at a January 23 event dedicated to Bourdieu’s posthumously published book Sur L’Etat. Her remarks will be...
January 18, 2012
The Winter 2011 issue of Habitus is out, in hard copy and on line [link here]. As a publication, Habitus was invented and designed by Yale sociology undergraduates, and the...
January 17, 2012
Professor Hunter responded to a New York Times column by Joe Nocera on the “NCAA’s Justice System.” See his letter on Black Student-Athletes here: New York Times >...
December 22, 2011
Elizabeth Breese, currently completing her dissertation in the department, spoke on the current crisis of American journalism, as this fall’s annual Association of Yale...
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.
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...