Name Contact Special Interests
Irene Bloemraad
Class of 1951 Professor
510-642-4287 Immigration, political sociology, race & ethnicity, social movements, nationalism, research methods, Canada
Robert Braun
Assistant Professor
Comparative Historical Sociology; Peace, War, and Social Conflict; Social Movements and Collective Behavior
Eliza Brown
Assistant Professor
Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexualities; Medicine; Reproduction; Science and Technology Studies
Daniel Aldana Cohen
Assistant Professor of Sociology
climate emergency; political economy; eco-apartheid; inequalities of race and class; urban studies; political sociology
Laura J. Enriquez
510-642-2502 Development in Latin America; Latin American Emigration to Europe; Rural Sociology, Political Sociology; Social Movements
Claude S. Fischer
Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School
Personal networks, American social history, technology, social psychology, urban
Neil Fligstein
Class of 1939 Professor
510-643-1957 Economic sociology, political economy, organizational theory
Marion Fourcade
(510) 643-2707 Economic sociology, culture, political sociology, comparative methods, knowledge and science, digital society
Cybelle Fox
Race and Ethnic Relations, American Welfare State, Immigration, Historical Sociology, and Political Sociology.
Ricarda Hammer
Assistant Professor
Anticolonial Politics, Empire, Racism, Global and Transnational Sociology, Historical Sociology, Social Theory
David J. Harding
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
Professor and Executive Dean, College of Letters & Science
Culture and population, intentions, uncertainty, epistemology, history of population thought, sub-Saharan Africa, family, fertility, gender, life course
Danya Lagos
Assistant Professor
Sex and Gender, Demography, Survey Methods, Health, Social Change, Embodiment
Armando Lara-Millan
Associate Professor
Economy & Society, Law & Society, Medicine, Historical Sociology, and Urban Ethnography.
John Lie
Distinguished Professor
Social theory, political economy, East Asia
Yan Long
Assistant Professor
Global and transnational sociology, political sociology, health and medicine, organizations, gender and sexualities
Mara Loveman
Comparative and historical sociology, political sociology, ethnoracial politics, biopolitics and necropolitics, political economy of development, race and nation, Latin America
Samuel R. Lucas
Social stratification, sociology of education, research methods, statistics
G Cristina Mora
Associate Professor
510-642-5877 Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Organizations, Immigration, Religion
Christopher Muller
Associate Professor
Inequality, Incarceration, Historical Sociology, Social Theory
Katherine Newman
Chancellor's Distinguished Professor
Tianna Paschel
Trond Petersen
(510)642-6423 Organizations, social stratification, inequality, economic sociology, comparative studies, quantitative methods
Raka Ray
Professor and Dean, Social Sciences
Gender, postcolonial sociology, emerging middle classes, South Asia, inequality, qualitative research methods, social movements
Dylan John Riley
Political Sociology, Comparative Historical Sociology and Social Theory
Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz
Associate Professor
Race and Ethnicity, Sociology of Knowledge and Culture, Latinx Politics and Identity, Political Sociology, Du Boisian Sociology, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods
Martín Sánchez-Jankowski
(510) 643-8779 Sociology of poverty, race and ethnicity, social violence, methodology
Ann Swidler
Professor of the Graduate School
510 644-0858 Culture, religion, theory, institutionalization, African responses to HIV/AIDS; social ecologies of religion in Africa; chieftaincy, congregational religion and capacities for collective action
Cihan Tugal
Political sociology; Global and transnational sociology; Social theory; Religion; Economic sociology and development; Social movements; Islam and the Middle East; Comparative and historical sociology; Ethnography
Kim Voss
510-642-4756 Labor, social movements, inequality, higher education, political sociology, historical sociology
Loïc Wacquant Incarnation, the penal state, comparative urban inequality and marginality, "race" as a principle of social vision and division, extreme social systems, politics of reason, social epistemology, classical and contemporary social theory.