Daniel Karell

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Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D. Sociology, University of Washington, 2014
A.B. Comparative Study of Religion, Harvard University, 2003
Areas of Interest: 
Propaganda and Extremism; Political and Communication Sociology; Socio-Semantic Networks; Quantitative Methods
493 College Street, Room 308


Daniel Karell’s current research explores the links between media, culture, and social change, as well as how to better measure and understand culture using digital data, computational techniques, and generative AI. His research has appeared in several academic journals, including American Sociological Review, Sociological Methodology, and Poetics.

At Yale, Daniel is a faculty affiliate of the Institute for Foundations of Data Science and the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. Daniel has also been a Weatherhead Scholar at Harvard University and a Fung Global Fellow at Princeton University.