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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Yale: Sociologist Honored with Fellowship for Advanced Study in Social Science

Yale sociologist Dr. Rene Almeling was recently recognized with a fellowship from the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. CASBS residential fellowships are awarded across core social and behavioral science disciplines, including: anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, and sociology; in addition to humanistic scholars from the fields of education, linguistics, and the biological, natural, and health sciences.

Dr. Almeling specializes in the sociology of gender and medicine and conducts research focused primarily on reproduction and genetics. She is the author of “Sex Cells,” an award-winning book that offers an inside look at the American market for egg donors and sperm donors.

The Yale scholar is a recipient of the Arthur Greer Memorial Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Research — one of Yale’s highest honors — and holds courtesy appointments in the Yale School of Medicine (Section of the History of Medicine), Yale School of Public Health (Department of Health Policy and Management) and American Studies.