Regular Faculty

Name Contact Information Special Interests
Irene Bloemraad
Immigration, political sociology, race & ethnicity, social movements, nationalism, research methods, Canada
Michael Burawoy
Labor, methodology, capitalism on earth
Laura J. Enriquez
Development in Latin America, rural sociology, political sociology, social movements
Claude S Fischer
Professor of the Graduate School
510-642-4772; -4766 (mess.)
Personal networks, social history, social psychology, urban, technology
Neil Fligstein
Economic sociology, organizations, methodology and statistics, political sociology
Marion Fourcade
(510) 642-9855 (ISSI)
Economic sociology, culture, political sociology, comparative methods, knowledge and science
Cybelle Fox
Associate Professor
(510) 642-7601
Race and Ethnic Relations, American Welfare State, Immigration, Historical Sociology, and Political Sociology.
Thomas B. Gold
Modernization and development, globalization, comparative institutions, Pacific Rim societies, China, culture, non-profits focused on improving educational access and persistence for disadvantaged populations
Leo A. Goodman
Class of 1938 Professor
510-642-5988, 510-843-6013
Statistical methods of research, mathematical demography, mathematical sociology, social mobility
David J. Harding
Associate Professor
poverty, inequality, causal inference, mixed methods, incarceration and prisoner reentry, education, neighborhood effects, urban communities, adolescence
Heather A. Haveman
Organizational theory, economic sociology, historical sociology, entrepreneurship, organizational demography, gender, careers and social mobility
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks
Associate Professor Population, culture, family
John Lie
C.K. Cho Professor Social theory, political economy, East Asia
Mara Loveman
Professor and Department Chair Comparative and historical sociology, political sociology, ethnoracial politics, development, demography, Latin America
Samuel R. Lucas
Professor Social stratification, sociology of education, research methods, statistics
G Cristina Mora
Assistant Professor
Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Organizations, Immigration, Religion
Trond Petersen
Organizations, social stratification, inequality, economic sociology, comparative studies, quantitative methods
Raka Ray
(510) 642-6081
Gender, inequality, emerging middle classes, South Asia, qualitative research methods, social movements
Dylan John Riley
Associate Professor Political Sociology, Comparative Historical Sociology and Social Theory
Martin Sanchez-Jankowski
(510) 643-8779
Sociology of poverty, race and ethnicity, social violence, methodology
Daniel Schneider
Assistant Professor Social Demography, Inequality, Family, Wealth and Household Finance
Sandra Susan Smith
Associate Professor
Urban poverty and joblessness, job search, social capital and social networks, trust and cooperation, and culture and social structure
Ann Swidler
Professor Culture, religion, theory, institutionalization, African responses to HIV/AIDS
Cihan Ziya Tugal
Associate Professor Political sociology, social movements, religion, Islam and the Middle East, culture, poverty and class, social theory, ethnography.
Kim Voss
Labor, social movements, inequality, higher education, political sociology, historical sociology
Loic Wacquant
Professor Incarnation, the penal state, "race" as a principle of social vision and division, comparative urban inequality and marginality, extreme social systems, politics of reason, classical and contemporary social theory.
Margaret M Weir
Professor Political sociology, welfare state, and urban politics