Siri Colom

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Research Interests: 
Urban sociology, race, environment, inequality, theory, ethnographic methods

Siri J. Colom has a C3 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Studies and Sociology at Connecticut College.  She received her PhD in sociology in December 2014.  Her areas of research deal broadly with social change and inequality in the city, focusing on urban politics, race, and the environment. Her dissertation, based on 18 months of field research, compared the political strategies and tactics of three rebuilding struggles in post-Katrina New Orleans.

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Dissertation Title: 
Politics of Visibility: Urban Housing Struggles in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Dissertation Committee: 
Michael Burawoy (Chair), Laura Enríquez (Sociology), Ananya Roy (City and Regional Planning)