Graduate Students on the Job Market

Zawadi Rucks Ah...

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Research Interests: urban sociology, race/ethnicity, cultural sociology, inequality
Dissertation Title: Portraits of Gentrification: When Neighborhood Change Becomes News, 1990-2014
Dissertation Committee: Claude Fischer (co-chair), Margaret Weir (co-chair), Sandra Smith, Carolina Reid (Department of City and Regional Planning)

Carlos Felipe B...

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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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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)

Pil H. Chung

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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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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)

Katy Fox-Hodess

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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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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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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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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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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

Graham W. Hill

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Research Interests: sociology of religion, social theory, political sociology, cultural sociology, 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

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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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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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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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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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)

Katherine Eva Maich

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Research Interests: Law; Labor & Work; Gender; Informality; Ethnography; Latin America
Dissertation Title: "Domesticated Democracy? Labor Rights at Home in Lima and New York City"
Dissertation Committee: Raka Ray (Chair), Kim Voss, Laura Enriquez, Jonathan Simon (Law)

Matthew S. Rowe

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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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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.

Benjamin Shesta...

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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)

Shelly Steward

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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

Jeffrey Weng

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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