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July 13, 2018
Jean-Baptiste Gallopin was awarded the Fox Fellowship and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship.  The Fox Fellowship will provide support for an exchange at the...
July 11, 2018
We are happy to announce that as of July 1, 2018, the new Chair of the Sociology Department is Grace Kao. An expert on race, migration, and education Kao arrived at Yale from...
July 5, 2018
Recent Departmental graduates Shai Dromi (PhD 2016) and Andrew Cohen (PhD 2017) have been awarded the 2018 ASA Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity Section’s...
June 28, 2018
William McMillan obtained his PhD from Yale Sociology in May 2018.  He is departing for the University of Connecticut to be a Humility and Conviction in Public Life...
June 25, 2018
Recent graduate Wei Luo, PhD ‘17, has been appointed as a postdoctoral scholar in Sociology at Stanford University.  During the appointment, Luo will be involved in the...
June 22, 2018
Angela Onwuachi-Willig received her PhD from Yale’s Departments of Sociology and African-American Studies in May 2017.  Entitled, “The Trauma of Till and Trayvon,” her...
June 21, 2018
One of our 2018 graduates, Elisabeth Becker, will be taking up a postdoc with the Religion & Its Publics project at the University of Virginia.  Funded by the Templeton...
Yale Sociology PhDs 2018
May 25, 2018
On May 21, 2018 the Department of Sociology was proud to graduate 8 students with a doctoral degree.  Andy Cohen, Wei Luo, Sam Stabler, Elisabeth Becker, Isabel Jijon, Billy...
Program from "The Global Influence of Deborah Davis in China Studies: Celebrating 40 years at yale"
May 24, 2018
Professor Deborah Davis will be retiring at the end of June after 40 years in the Yale Sociology Department. Professor Davis will be much missed. She is is a renowned expert...
Department Headshot of Celene Reynolds.
May 15, 2018
Celene is one of 35 dissertation fellows, selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, who will receive $27,500 to support the final year of writing and also attend...