Social Sciences


PODCAST: How Christianity in Africa is changing global religion

May 30, 2023

Yale Divinity School’s Kyama Mugambi explains why Christianity in Africa is not a “colonizer” religion and what it shares with traditional African religions.

Students look back on international development club’s inaugural year

May 24, 2023

With support from the Economic Growth Center, Yale undergraduates established the Salus Populi Foundation to promote development economics on campus.

The role of technology and trade in Costa Rica’s economic transformation

May 24, 2023

Yale’s Diana Van Patten and Central Bank of Costa Rica’s Esteban Méndez discuss their work exploring the country’s push to create a new digital payment system.

Two Global Affairs majors awarded Davis Projects for Peace grants

May 22, 2023

Yale undergraduates Lucy Calcott ’25 and Rolando Kattan Rubi ’25 will spend this summer abroad to implement projects that address critical societal issues.

Ph.D. candidate named Yale’s EIP Student of the Year for geospatial mapping

May 19, 2023

Natalia Festa, first-year Ph.D. candidate in Investigative Medicine, researches the preparedness of nursing homes in the event of emergencies.

A field of study and a moral force

May 19, 2023

After 25 years of leading the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, co-founders Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim will be retiring this spring.

Eduardo Dávila wins early career award to advance economics

May 15, 2023

An NSF award will advance Dávila’s work in evaluating potential macroeconomic and financial policies through the lens of how they might affect individuals.

How teaching kids to read went so wrong

May 15, 2023

At a recent visit to Yale, journalist Emily Hanford discussed her work digging into the subject of widespread reading deficiencies among Americans.

PODCAST: Breaking intergenerational cycles of deprivation and poverty

May 12, 2023

Yale economists Orazio Attanasio and Costas Meghir discuss the transformative impact of early childhood interventions to help economic development processes.

ISPS hosts conference on voting and governance

May 11, 2023

A recent Yale conference gathered experts on voting from various disciplines to explore the dynamics of democracy in industry and corporate governance.