Sociology Graduate Students

Name Email Research Interests
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
Merzela Casimir
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, illegality, race/ethnicity, family, education, stratification
Pil H. Chung family, life course, demography, and health inequality
Naniette H. Coleman Organizations, Work, Culture, Political Sociology
Rafael Colonna Gender, Sexuality, Families, Stigma, LGBT Studies, Qualitative Methods, Social Theory, Health, Medicine and Illness
Jessica F. Compton stratification, economic sociology, race, gender, work, mixed methods
Felipe Dias Race and Ethnicity, Labor Markets, Stratification and Inequality, Gender, Intersectionality, Field Experiments, Quantitative Methods, Comparative-Historical Methods.
Cyrus Dioun Economic Sociology, Organizational Theory, Computational Social Science
Herbert Docena climate change, international politics, Phillipines
Charlie Eaton Organizations, Inequality, Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Higher Education, Healthcare, Labor.
Martin Eiermann social movements, political sociology, cultural sociology, social 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 L. Ferguson Sociology of law
Angela Fillingim Race; Law and Society; Political Sociology; Human Rights; Latin America
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 organizations, higher education, technology
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
Diego Gomez-Aristizabal Urban Sociology, Bicycle Praxis, Inequality, Comparative Ethnography, Latin American Development, Critical Social Theory
Tara Marie Gonsalves gender and sexuality, political economy, globalization, development, transnational sociology, social movements
Jeffrey M Gordon organizations, science and technology, law, historical methods, computational methods
Gillian D Gualtieri gender, culture, sociology of knowledge, sexual harassment
Jaren R. Haber Organizations, Education, Social Psychology (status, influence)
Jacob Habinek economic sociology; sociology of knowledge; institutional change; social networks; quantitative and qualitative methods; social theory
Orestes Pat Hastings Stratification & Inequality, Economic Sociology, Social Psychology, Social Demography, Religion & Spirituality, Social Change, Quantitative and Experimental 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 black middle-class, marriage & family, intimacy, 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 Education, Stratification
Andrew Jaeger Political sociology, economic cociology, environment, theory
Xuan Jin Political and social theory, sociology, politics, history, philosophy
Tanya Clark Jones Institutional Change, Governance, Development, Medical Sociology
Samuel Kieke
Sunmin Kim Race, ethnicity, and immigration, culture, knowledge and expertise, minority politics, survey research, comparative-historical sociology
Daniel N. Kluttz Law and Society, Economic Sociology, Culture, Organizations, Environment, Theory
Carter M. Koppelman Development, Urban Sociology, Gender, Political Sociology, Latin America
Michael Unger Kowen sociology of knowledge, social theory, science and technology studies, political sociology, China
Malgorzata Kurjanska Political Sociology: Civil Society, Culture, Nationalism, Ethnic-Conflict, Social Mobilization and Violence; Development and Globalization; Comparative-Historical Sociology.
Joe LaBriola culture, social stratification, economic sociology, work, political sociology
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
Tyler Leeds
Seth Leibson Social Movements, Labor, Immigration, Organizations
Jaqueline Lepe
Zachary Levenson urban sociology, social theory, race, sociology of development, ethnography, political sociology, social movements
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
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; law & society; domestic work; service & inequality; Latin America; ethnography
Shelly Malhotra NGOs, global health
Laura M. Mangels stratification, criminal justice system, race, Latin America
Antonia Mardones Marshall International migration, race and ethnicity, national identities, Latin America.
Elizabeth McKenna Political sociology, social movements, Brazil
Nallely Mejia Immigration, Health, Inequality, Mexico
Michael Menefee Social Control and Punishment, Crime, Stratification, Methods and Public Policy.
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 Political Sociology; human rights; Immigration; Economic Sociology; Gender; Inequality and Poverty
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, political sociology, welfare state, housing
Krista Schnell gender, science and technology, sociology of sport, organizations
Michael Schultz social networks, quantitative methods, mathematical sociology
Jason Eton Scott sociology of education
Caleb Scoville environmental politics (especially water issues and endangered species recovery), "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 Inequality and Stratification, Labor Market Stratification, Social Networks, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Social Psychology, Social Movements, Experimental Methods, Quantitative Methods
Michaela Simmons Gender, incarceration, class, feminist theory
Shadrick Small race & gender, culture, sociology of music
Miranda Smith nope@not.yet
Jonathan Matthew Smucker political sociology, political strategy, social movements, culture, class, identity, hegemony
Shelly Steward Work, culture, economic sociology, risk and insecurity, moral understandings, symbolic boundaries
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
Garrett Strain Labor, Financialization, Political Sociology
Phung N. Su Gender, globalization, social movements, Southeast Asia
Alisa Szatrowski poverty, race & ethnic relations
Luis Tenorio not@quite.yet
Trinel Torian
Thomas Trieu
Fithawee G. Tzeggai race & ethnic relations, urban sociology, stratification
Paula Uniacke gender, development, social change
Byron Villacis Social Mobility, Development, Inequality, Migration, Public Statistics, Political Sociology.
Ana Villarreal Criminal Violence and Emotion, Urban Inequality, Drugs, Social Theory, Ethnography, Mexico
Skyler Wang Sexualities, Sharing Economy, Globalization, Online Dating, Economic Sociology
Dane Wells
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
Paula Winicki no@not.yet
Ugur Yildirim social networks, stratification, quantitative and mixed methods
Kara Alexis Young Health & inequality, sociology of food, race, gender, social theory, in-depth interviewing & ethnography