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May 14, 2018
As current and future Chairs of this Department we have received many expressions of dismay and concern over recent events on campus. These have come from students and...
IMAGE: Ronald Kwon Headshot
May 11, 2018
The Department of Sociology and the Center for Empirical Research on Stratification & Inequality (CERSI) is delighted to announce that Ronald Kwon will be joining us as a...
Yale Sociology Picture of Grace Kao
May 4, 2018
After a rigorous selection process involving input from faculty and consultations with the FAS Dean’s Office the Sociology Department is delighted to announce that...
Photograph of Huseyin Rasit
April 24, 2018
Graduate student Huseyin Rasit has been awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant for his PhD research. Huseyin’s dissertation, entitled “State-Seeking...
March 28, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Roberto has started a tenure track position in the Sociology Department at Rice University. Roberto graduated from Yale Sociology...
March 2, 2018
Michael’s dissertation research employs ethnographic and interview methods in three U.S. cities to understand how officers come to perceive their work as profoundly...
March 1, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Alka Menon will be joining the Yale Sociology Department as an assistant professor. Menon is currently finishing her PhD at Northwestern...
February 28, 2018
The Sociology Department is delighted to announce that next year we will be joined by Natalie Aviles as a Presidential Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow. She has a PhD the from...
February 26, 2018
The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, inaugurated in 2012, is awarded from time to time at the discretion of the department to a distinguished sociology dissertation that...
February 22, 2018
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Sussman Prize is Shai Dromi. This prize has been awarded annually since 1994 be the graduate student whose...