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…


Jeffrey Alexander
August 30, 2018
Yale News Story: Yale sociologist receives prestigious award for his body of work
August 18, 2018
This coming year’s CCS Workshop schedule is now available. Our first meeting will be on August 31.  Our speaker that day will be Natalie Aviles, who will also serve...
Elisabeth Becker
July 25, 2018
CCS Postdoctoral Fellow Elisabeth Becker has just published Laughing Through Tears: The Tragicomedy of American Muslim Life in the Religion and Its Publics blog. “The...