Sociology Graduate Students

Name Email Research Interests
Edwin Ackerman political sociology; political parties; post-revolutionary state formation; comparative-historical sociology; social theory; Latin America; immigration; illegality
Nicholas B. Adams security, policing, social movements, social psychology, mixed-methods
Zawadi Rucks Ahidiana urban sociology, spatial stratification, race/ethnicity
Ghaleb Attrache Political sociology, religion, Middle East and North Africa
Alex V Barnard Political Sociology, Social Policy, Mental Health
Lindsay Bayham social networks, culture, communication, social & economic development, social theory, Africa
Laleh Behbehanian counter-terrorism, militarization, policing, the state
Lindsay Berkowitz medical sociology & gender; current project topics: women's health, chronic illness, integrative medicine, healthcare policy
Boroka Bo stratification, classification, gender, health, migration
Andrei Boutyline social networks, social psychology, culture & cognition, quantitative methods, mathematical sociology,
Carmen Brick political sociology, spatial stratification, social policy
Nora C. Broege education, quantitative methods, race & ethnicity, social psychology
Jonah Stuart Brundage comparative historical sociology
Carlos Felipe Bustamante Comparative Penality, Urban Poverty, Entertainment in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods
Jesus Camacho
Dani Carrillo Immigration, Race/Ethnicity, Urban Sociology
Mario Castillo
Andy Scott Chang Development & Globalization, Political Sociology, Social Theory, Social Movements, Transitions to Democracy, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines
Esther Yoona Cho immigration, race/ethnicity, family, social stratification
Julia Chuang
Pil H. Chung family, life course, demography, and health inequality
Naniette H. Coleman Organizations, Work, Culture, Political Sociology
Siri Colom Urban sociology, race, environment, inequality, theory, ethnographic methods
Rafael Colonna Gender, Sexuality, Families, Stigma, LGBT Studies, Qualitative Methods, Social Theory, Health, Medicine and Illness
Jessica F. Compton stratification, economic sociology, organizations, race, gender, mixed methods
Felipe Dias Comparative Race and Ethnicity, Inequality and Stratification, Sociology of Work, Field Experiment/Audit Studies, Quantitative Methods, Comparative/Historical, Latin America, and Demography.
Cyrus Dioun Economic Sociology, Organizational Theory, Computational Social Science
Peter J. Dixon Transitional justice; Peace, war and conflict; Law and Society; Globalization; Development; Human rights; Political sociology; Methodology (survey research, in-depth interviews).
Herbert Docena climate change, international politics, Phillipines
Charlie Eaton Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Policy, Organizations, Stratification and Inequality, Higher Education, Healthcare, Labor.
Martin Eiermann social movements, political sociology, cultural sociology, social theory
Emine Fidan Elcioglu political sociology, immigration, social movements and political struggle, globalization, work/labor, gender, qualitative research methods
Perrin Elkind philanthropy, social movements, development, gender
Rebecca Elliott economic sociology, environmental sociology, political sociology, climate change/sustainability, knowledge, science and technology studies, theory
Michel Estefan comparative and historical sociology, political sociology, economic sociology, Latin America with a special emphasis on Mexico
Alinaya Sybilla L. Fabros Globalization, political economy, urban sociology, transnational labor, offshore services, migration, outsourcing, social movements, South East Asia
Gregory Michael Fayard China, medical sociology, social psychology, disasters, transportation
Jason Ferguson Gender and sexuality
Angela Fillingim Law and Society; Political Sociology; Human Rights; Latin America; Race
Katy Fox-Hodess Labor, political economy
Isabel García Immigration, Family, Law & Society, Race & Ethnicity, Education
Pablo Gaston Sociology of work and labor; economic sociology; social movements; social theory; comparative/historical methods; healthcare, care work, and the caring professions
Ben Gebre-Medhin social movements, development, revolution
Kristin George Culture and morality, networks, mathematical sociology, gender
Eric Romualdo Giannella Economic sociology sociology of law
Thomas J. Gilbert culture and cognition, knowledge/ideas
Tara Marie Gonsalves gender and sexuality, political economy, globalization, development, transnational sociology, social movements
Jeff Gordon
Gillian D Gualtieri gender, culture, sociology of knowledge, sexual harassment
Jaren R. Haber Organizations, Education, Social Psychology (status, influence)
Jacob Habinek organizations, networks, science and technology, culture, historical methods, and quantitative methods
Orestes 'Pat' Hastings economic inequality, stratification, social change, economy & society, religion & spirituality, quantitative methods
Peter S. Hepburn sociology of culture; stratification; poverty and urban sociology; demography
Elise Herrala art, culture, consumption, postsocialism, Russia, social theory, class, gender
Chris Herring Urbanization, Poverty, Penality, Welfare States, Social Theory, Political Economy, Ethnography.
Gabriel Hetland political sociology, social movements, democracy, Latin America
Joy L. Hightower the black middle-class, intimacy, relationships, culture, qualitative research methods
Graham W. Hill sociology of religion, social theory, political sociology, cultural sociology, latin america
Casey P. Homan Religion, organizations, quantitative methods, immigration
Katherine Hood economic sociology, culture, knowledge, STS, morality, historical sociology
Shannon Ikebe political sociology, political economy, labor, comparative-historical
Véronique Irwin Social Inequality, Urban Poverty, Public Education
Andrew Jaeger Political sociology, economic cociology, environment, theory
Xuan Jin Political Sociology, Historical Sociology, Culture, China
Tanya Jones development, social movements, AIDS/Africa
Sunmin Kim Race, ethnicity, and immigration, culture, knowledge and expertise, minority politics, survey research, comparative-historical sociology
Daniel N. Kluttz Law, Political Economy, Economic Sociology, Culture, Organizations, Theory
Carter M. Koppelman Latin America, urban sociology, gender, development, political sociology
Michael Unger Kowen sociology of knowledge, social theory, science and technology studies, political sociology, China
Malgorzata Kurjanska political sociology, development, historical sociology, culture, nationalism and ethnic conflict
Joe LaBriola economic sociology, cultural sociology, religion, political sociology, social psychology
James G. Lamb political economy, Latin America, development, historical sociology
Steven W. Lauterwasser Social Movements, Cultural Sociology, Historical Sociology, Social Theory
Keun Bok Lee Social networks and Health, Social stratification and Class, Culture
Seth Leibson Social Movements, Labor, Immigration, Organizations
Zachary Levenson urban sociology, social theory, comparative historical sociology, surplus populations, political economy of housing, political sociology, evictions, informality, Southern Africa, Southeast Asia
Matty Lichtenstein Religion, politics, law, gender
Roi Livne Economic sociology, medical sociology, sociology of intellectuals, theory, morality, organizations, political sociology
Allison Logan Poverty and Inequality, Urban Sociology, Culture, Family, Education
Sara Lopus
Yang Lor Education, Poverty, Social Policy, Race/Ethnicity, Southeast Asian Americans
Sigrid Willa Luhr Family, Social Stratification, Inequality, Race/Ethnicity
Louise Ly Race, ethnicity, immigration, family, gender, aging
Helena C. Lyson food, agriculture, inequality, poverty, health, social movements
Sarah Macdonald economic sociology, sociology of culture, race/ethnicity, organizations, transnational adoption, family, media
Margo M Mahan Race, Social Stigma, Gender (Masculinity), Incarceration, Sexuality, Domestic Violence
Katherine Eva Maich labor; gender; domestic work; Latin America; ethnography
Shelly Malhotra NGOs, global health
Laura M. Mangels stratification, criminal justice system, race, Latin America
Elizabeth McKenna Political sociology, social movements, Brazil
Darius B. Mehri Sociology of Development, Economic Sociology, Globalization, Organizations
Nallely Mejia Immigration, Health, Inequality, Mexico
Nathalie Quynh Nhu Miller law, development, globalization, organizations, Vietnam
Santiago J. Molina Science, Knowledge, Race/Ethnicity, Biomedicine, Bioethics, Latin America
Kristen Novella Nelson Racial attitudes, social psychology, gender, development
Joohyun Park
Sarah Payne
Elizabeth Pearson Fiscal sociology, social policy, economic sociology
Thomas Peng Labor, Work and Occupation, Development, Economic Sociology, China
Megan Peppel economic sociology, finance, knowledge, inequality, political sociology, Latin America
Michelle Elizabeth Phillips
Robert Pickett Quantitative Methodology, Race, Cultural Sociology
Aaron Platt culture, careers, marriage, life course
Liana Prescott Morality, Politics, Social Psychology, Culture
Mark Matthew Quinn Hong Kong, Political Sociology, Social Movements, China
Ogi Radic
Jace Kolbe Ricafrente race and ethnicity
Alexander Roehrkasse Economic, political, comparative–historical, family, theory, methodology
Manuel Rosaldo social movements, economic development, informal workers, Latin America
Michele Rossi political sociology, theory, class cultures, gender, morality, inequalities and social mobility
Matt Rowe culture, work, creative economy, sexuality, qualitative methods, pragmatism and social theory
Michaeljit Sandhu
Maria-Fatima Santos
Jessica Schirmer urban sociology, local politics, fiscal crisis, social policy
Michael Schultz social networks, quantitative methods, mathematical sociology
Jason Eton Scott sociology of education
Caleb Scoville environmental politics (especially water issues), "nature" as a cultural category, STS, economic sociology, political sociology, culture, theory
Hans Jacob Seiloe Political sociology, wealth distribution
Josh Seim urban; health/illness; poverty; prisoner release; trauma & medical emergency
Alicia Sheares
Benjamin Shestakofsky work and technology; economic sociology; online markets; organizational culture
Mary Shi Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Nationalism, STS, Philosophy of the Social Sciences
Shoonchul Shin organizations
David Showalter drugs, law, punishment, health, politics, "low culture"
Fabiana Silva Immigration, ethnography, organizations, race
Michaela Simmons Gender, incarceration, class, feminist theory
Shadrick Small race & gender, culture, sociology of music
Jonathan Matthew Smucker political sociology, political strategy, social movements, culture, class, identity, hegemony
Shelly Steward Economic sociology, risk and insecurity, financialization, inequality, everyday life
Matthew J. Stimpson culture, stratification, economic sociology, quantitative methods
Adam Storer Sociology of Work, Economic Sociology, Social Networks, Quantitative Methods
Tamera Lee Stover globalization, political economy, development, racial and ethnic identity, micro-sociology, theory, methods
Phung N. Su Gender, globalization, social movements, Southeast Asia
Alisa Szatrowski poverty, race & ethnic relations
Trinel Torian
Trinh Tran urban sociology, education, immigration, violence, poverty
Fithawee G. Tzeggai race & ethnic relations, urban sociology, stratification
Paula Uniacke gender, development, social change
Gowri Vijayakumar gender, sexuality, sex work, development, labor, feminist theory, HIV/AIDS, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Byron Villacis Social Mobility, Development, Inequality, Migration, Public Statistics, Political Sociology.
Ana Villarreal Criminal Violence and Emotion, Urban Inequality, Drugs, Social Theory, Ethnography, Mexico
William James Welsh China, penality, political sociology, education, historical sociology
Jeffrey Weng Sociology of language, political sociology, comparative historical sociology, social theory, China
Rachel Wetts social psychology
Ugur Yildirim political sociology, social movements, religion, organizations
Kara Alexis Young Health & inequality, sociology of food, race, class, gender, in-depth interviewing & ethnography