August 31, 2018
Martin Shubik, who died on Aug. 22, having served at Yale since 1963, was SOM's Seymour H. Knox Professor Emeritus of Mathematical Institutional...
August 23, 2018
People admire those who build homes or donate to charities for the poor — but a new study says they don’t necessarily want them as friends or romantic partners.
August 22, 2018
In a Yale study, robot-guided activities helped children with Autism Spectrum Disorder improve performance in social skills such as emotional understanding.
August 21, 2018
A pioneer in the field of cultural sociology, professor Jeffrey Alexander has been honored with the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory Award.
August 14, 2018
Our own cognitive systems, which tend to make male our default gender, may reinforce social assumptions of maleness, according to a trio of Yale researchers.
August 6, 2018
Four faculty members — Ardis Butterfield, Grace Kao, Robert Stepto, and Harrison Zhou — have been appointed to endowed professorships.
Kao is a quantitative sociologist who studies race, ethnicity, and immigration as they collectively relate to education and relationships among young people.
In a new study, economist Aleh Tsyvinski and co-author Yukun Liu provide the first-ever comprehensive economic analysis of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
July 30, 2018
Aaron Dorfman of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy argues that foundations need to re-think their strategies and tactics.
July 24, 2018
On July 4, Yale political scientist Hélène Landemore delivered a keynote address to the French National Assembly urging a more inclusive form of democracy.