Graduate Students on the Job Market

Alex V Barnard

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avbarnard@berkeley.edu
Website: http://alexvbarnard.org

Research Interests: Medical Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Policy, Mental Health, Comparative Sociology, Social Theory, Ethnography
Dissertation Title: Ordering the Disordered: State Classifications of Mental Illness in France and the United States
Dissertation Committee: Marion Fourcade (Chair), Neil Fligstein, Armando Lara-Millán, Thomas Laqueur (History)

Jonah Stuart Br...

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jstuartbrundage@berkeley.edu

Research Interests: Political sociology; economic sociology; historical and comparative sociology; geopolitics, sociology of elites; social theory; sociology of culture
Dissertation Title: The Social Sources of Geopolitical Power: State Forms, Elite Dispositions, and Diplomacy in France and Britain, 1689–1789
Dissertation Committee: Dylan Riley (Chair); Neil Fligstein; Victoria Bonnell; Peter Sahlins (History)

Carlos Felipe B...

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carlos@berkeley.edu

Research Interests: Crime and Punishment, Policing, Comparative Penality, Race and Ethnicity, Inequality, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Methods
Dissertation Title: Punishing Play: Policing of restricted entertainment in Oakland, California, Lima, Peru, and Stockholm, Sweden
Dissertation Committee: David J. Harding (co-chair), Laura J. Enriquez (co-chair), Cybelle Fox, and Jonathan Simon (Law)

Dani Carrillo

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dani.carrillo@berkeley.edu

Research Interests: Immigration, Race/Ethnicity, Social Welfare, Urban Sociology
Dissertation Title: Navigating Aid: Latinx Immigrants Accessing Services in a Post Welfare Reform Era
Dissertation Committee: Irene Bloemraad (Chair); Cybelle Fox; Cristina Mora; Carolina Reid (Department of City and Regional Planning)

Esther Yoona Cho

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esther.cho@berkeley.edu
Website: https://www.estherycho.com/

Research Interests: immigration, illegality, race/ethnicity, family, education
Dissertation Title: Invisible Illegality: The Double Bind of Being Undocumented and Asian
Dissertation Committee: Irene Bloemraad, Cybelle Fox, Taeku Lee (Political Science)

Pil H. Chung

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pchung@demog.berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.paulchung.org

Research Interests: family, demography, life course, and race
Dissertation Title: Race and Family in the United States: The Consequences of Inequalities in Mortality, Imprisonment, and Household Structure
Dissertation Committee: Joshua Goldstein (chair), Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Sandra Smith, Daniel Schneider

Cyrus Dioun

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dioun@berkeley.edu
Website: http://bids.berkeley.edu/people/cyrus-dioun

Research Interests: Organizational Theory, Economic Sociology, Computational Methods, Organizational Stigma, Law and Society, Social Movements
Dissertation Committee: Heather Haveman (chair), Neil Fligstein, Laura Stoker (political science)

Gregory Michael...

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Research Interests: China, medical sociology, social psychology, disasters, transportation

Katy Fox-Hodess

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katyrose@berkeley.edu
Website: https://katyfoxhodess.com/

Research Interests: Labor, globalization, political economy, political sociology
Dissertation Title: Dockworkers of the World Unite: Transnational Class Formation and the New Labor Internationalism
Dissertation Committee: Peter Evans, Dylan Riley, Cihan Tugal, Richard Walker

Pablo Gaston

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pablo.gaston@gmail.com
Website: http://www.pablogaston.com/

Research Interests: Sociology of work and labor; economic sociology; social movements; social theory; comparative/historical methods; healthcare, care work, and the caring professions
Dissertation Title: A Caring Class: Labor Conflict and the Moral Economy of Care in California Hospitals
Dissertation Committee: Kim Voss, Chair, Neil Fligstein, Dylan Riley, Chris Ansell

Gillian D Gualtieri

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gualtierig@berkeley.edu
Website: https://gilliangualtieri.com/

Research Interests: culture, race and ethnicity, gender, organizations, food
Dissertation Title: Categories of Cuisine: Evaluation and Inequality in American Fine Dining
Dissertation Committee: Raka Ray (co-chair), Heather Haveman (co-chair), Cristina Mora, Ming Leung (Haas School of Business)

Jacob Habinek

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habinek@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.jacobhabinek.net/

Research Interests: economic sociology, organizational theory, quantitative methods, social networks, sociology of knowledge, social theory.
Dissertation Title: The politics of innovation: institutional change in organizational fields
Dissertation Committee: Neil Fligstein (Chair), Marion Fourcade, Cathryn Carson (History)

Peter Hepburn

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pshepburn@demog.berkeley.edu
Website: https://pshepburn.github.io/

Research Interests: occupations and work; family; stratification; mass incarceration; poverty and urban sociology; demography
Dissertation Title: Limited Resources, Little Time: Work, Family, and Child Care Challenges Facing Low-Income Households
Dissertation Committee: Sandra Smith (chair), Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, David Harding, Daniel Schneider

Chris Herring

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christoph.herring@berkeley.edu
Website: http://chrisherring.me

Research Interests: Urban Sociology, Poverty, Criminal Justice, Welfare, Work, Housing and Homelessness, Social Theory, Ethnography, Qualitative Methods, Community Action Research, Social Policy.
Dissertation Title: Managing Marginality: Homeless Seclusion and Survival
Dissertation Committee: Loïc Wacquant (chair), Armando Lara-Milan. Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Teresa Gowan (external).

Graham W. Hill

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grahamhill@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.grahamwilsonhill.com

Research Interests: sociology of religion, social theory, political sociology, cultural sociology, ethnography, Latin America, Europe
Dissertation Title: Enchanting Disciplined Selves and Secular Publics: Ethics and Politics in a Mexican Charismatic Christian Brotherhood
Dissertation Committee: Dylan Riley, Cihan Tugal, Margaret Chowning

Tanya Clark Jones

jonestc@berkeley.edu
Website: http://aaas.dartmouth.edu/people/tanya-jones

Research Interests: Institutional Change, Governance, Development, Medical Sociology
Dissertation Title: Health Equity for the Millennium: The Community-based Health and Planning Services (CHPS) Initiative in Ghana
Dissertation Committee: Ann Swidler, Chair Jennifer Johnson-Hanks Ndola Prata

Sunmin Kim

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sunmin@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.sunminkim.net

Research Interests: Race, ethnicity, and immigration, culture, knowledge and expertise, minority politics, survey research, comparative-historical sociology
Dissertation Title: A Laboratory of Distinction and Belonging: The Boundaries of American Identity in the Dillingham Commission (1907-1911)
Dissertation Committee: Ann Swidler/Cybelle Fox (co-chairs); Irene Bloemraad; Mara Loveman; Taeku Lee (political science)

Carter M. Koppelman

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carter.koppelman@berkeley.edu

Research Interests: Development, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, Gender, Social Movements, Latin America
Dissertation Title: Becoming Homeowner Citizens: Facilitating States, Popular Participation, and the Making of Social Housing in Chile and Brazil
Dissertation Committee: Raka Ray (Chair); Laura Enriquez; Mara Loveman; Teresa Caldeira (City & Regional Planning)

Zachary Levenson

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zachary.levenson@gmail.com
Website: http://www.zacharylevenson.com

Research Interests: urban sociology, political sociology, ethnography, race and ethnicity, social theory, sociology of development
Dissertation Title: The Post-Apartheid State: The Politics of Housing in South Africa
Dissertation Committee: Michael Burawoy (chair), Dylan Riley, Gillian Hart (Geography), Michael Watts (Geography)

Yang Lor

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yanglor@berkeley.edu
Website: https://yanglor.wordpress.com/

Research Interests: Education, Poverty, Culture, Social Stratification, Race/Ethnicity, Asian Americans
Dissertation Title: Enduring Inequality: How Social Class Shapes Where High-Achieving Students Apply to College
Dissertation Committee: David Harding (chair, sociology dept), Cybell Fox (sociology dept), Tom Gold (sociology dept), Susan Holloway (education dept)

Sarah Macdonald

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Research Interests: economic sociology, sociology of culture, race/ethnicity, organizations, transnational adoption, family, media
Dissertation Title: Mismatched: Aligning Parental Desire with the Realities of the Transnational Adoption Economy
Dissertation Committee: Marion Fourcade (Chair) Irene Bloemraad Catherine Ceniza Choy (Ethnic Studies)

Matthew S. Rowe

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mrowe@berkeley.edu
Website: http://mattsrowe.net

Research Interests: Culture; the creative economy; work and occupations; self and identity; organizations and institutions; higher education; sexuality; health.
Dissertation Title: “Crafting the Institutional Self: Identity and Trajectory in Artistic Training and Creative Careers”
Dissertation Committee: Ann Swidler (chair), Kim Voss, Ming Leung (Haas Business School)

Jen Schradie

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schradie@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.schradie.com

Research Interests: Social Class, Social Media and Social Movements in the areas of Social Stratification and Inequality, Communication and Information Technologies, Labor and Social Movements
Dissertation Title: “This is (not) What Democracy Looks Like: The Internet and Democratic Participation Practices Among Labor and Social Movement Organizations from Different Political Orientations and Social Classes,”
Dissertation Committee: Kim Voss (chair), Claude Fischer, Abigail DeKosnik.

Dmitri Seals

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dseals@berkeley.edu
Website: http://rootedinnovation.org/dmitri

Research Interests: race, culture, political sociology, class, democratic theory
Dissertation Title: Identity/Politics: Intersectional Struggle in Digital Public Spheres
Dissertation Committee: Neil Fligstein, Kim Voss, David Bamman

Benjamin Shesta...

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Website: https://www.benjaminshestakofsky.com/

Research Interests: Sociology of work; technology and society; economic sociology; qualitative research methods; organizational culture; digital geographies
Dissertation Title: Working Algorithms: Software Automation and the Future of Work
Dissertation Committee: Michael Burawoy (Chair), Neil Fligstein, Kim Voss, Calvin Morrill (Jurisprudence and Social Policy), Leslie Salzinger (Gender and Women's Studies)

Shoonchul Shin

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shinshoonchul@berkeley.edu

Research Interests: Economic Sociology, Organizational Theory, Macro-Organizational Behavior, Entrepreneurship, and Corporate Social Responsibility
Dissertation Title: Essays on Legitimacy and Organizational Outcomes
Dissertation Committee: Heather Haveman (chair), Neil Fligstein, and Toby Stuart (Haas School of Business)

Shelly Steward

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steward@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.shellysteward.com

Research Interests: Work, culture, economic sociology, risk and insecurity, moral understandings, symbolic boundaries
Dissertation Title: Boom, Bust, Repeat: Commitments to Insecure Work in the Oil and Tech Industries

Fithawee Tzeggai

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fithawee@berkeley.edu

Research Interests: Sociology of Knowledge, Sociology of Race, Sociology of Education, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology
Dissertation Title: Sanitizing Segregation: Social Science Expertise and the Political Limits of Liberal School Reform
Dissertation Committee: Cristina Mora (Chair), Armando Lara-Millan, Michael J. Dumas (Graduate School of Education and African American Studies)

Jeffrey Weng

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jeffrey.weng@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.jeffreyweng.com

Research Interests: Political sociology, nationalism, comparative historical sociology, sociology of language, social theory, China
Dissertation Title: With One Voice: Unifying the Nation through Language Reform in Early Twentieth-Century China
Dissertation Committee: John Lie (chair), Mara Loveman, Wen-hsin Yeh, Pamela Crossley (Dartmouth College)

Rachel Wetts

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rachel.wetts@berkeley.edu
Website: http://www.rachelwetts.com

Research Interests: Political psychology, environmental sociology, race, sociology of culture, social psychology, organizational sociology, social theory, computational methods