Yale’s Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) provides a focus for meaning-centered analysis in the social science tradition. The CCS incorporates scholars from diverse backgrounds, sharing an interest in understanding how culture informs and structures social life and its problems. Read more…


Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS), South Africa
March 20, 2017
During Yale’s spring break, CCS Directors Jeffrey Alexander and Fred Wherry took part in the conference, Middle Classes, Protest and Social Change in Africa and Beyond...
March 15, 2017
Check out the March edition of Ethnography, Special issue: Between Theory and Social Reality, with articles by CCS fellows Andrea Voyer, Mats Trondman, Fred Wherry, Claudio...
March 9, 2017
Read Ron’s comments in the article, ‘Marked for death’: How Geert Wilders used the trauma of political assassination to build a movement.