Social Sciences


The civics of Facebook

April 10, 2018

How we integrate social media platforms that govern our fundamental rights into our traditional concepts of democracy and government is a project for all of us.


April 10, 2018

Issa Kohler-Hausmann, associate professor of law and of sociology (Princeton University Press)

Filmmaker will explore race, sports, and documentaries in two talks

April 9, 2018

Documentary filmmaker Gaspar González ’99 Ph.D. will speak at two events on Thursday and Friday, April 12 and 13 as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

April 5, 2018

Timothy Snyder, the Richard C. Levin Professor of History (Tim Duggan Books)

The politically progressive faith of Martin Luther King

April 3, 2018

The proper celebration of King’s legacy and all he stood for would be to see churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples unite behind a common mission.

Writer Hannah-Jones discusses black education, desegregation, and privilege

April 2, 2018

The New York Times reporter discussed racism, segregation, and the need for white liberals to act on their values in a talk at Yale Law School.

Engaging extremists offers insights into the world, says journalist Ronson

April 2, 2018

Jon Ronson, journalist and author of books like “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed,” delivered a Poynter lecture at Yale Law School on March 28.

Barraclough, Cao, and Herzon appointed to endowed chairs

April 2, 2018

Three Yale faculty members — Laura Barraclough, Hui Cao, and Seth Herzon — were appointed to endowed professorships.

Laura Barraclough designated the Ribicoff Professor of American Studies

April 2, 2018

Barraclough teaches and conducts research on American cities, race, class, and immigration.

School segregation to be explored in talk by New York Times Magazine writer

March 27, 2018

Nikole Hannah-Jones, a writer for the New York Times Magazine, will speak about school segregation on Wednesday, March 28, as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism.