Graduate Students

Name Contact Information Special Interests
Nadia Almasalkhi forced migrations, xenophobia, the Levant, postcolonial theory, urban geography, transnationalism
Diego Aristizabal Urban and Political Sociology, Bicycle Urbanism, Political Violence, Colonialism in the Caribbean, Latin American Development, Comparative Ethnography, Critical Social Theory
Hero Ashman
Ghaleb Attrache Religion and spirituality, political sociology, revolutions, Middle East and North Africa
Jose Martin Av… Family, Population Health, Quantitative Methods, Sexuality, Social Demography, Stratification and Inequality
Alex V Barnard Medical Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Policy, Mental Health, Comparative Sociology, Social Theory, Ethnography
Lindsay Bayham social networks, culture, communication, social & economic development, social theory, Africa
Lindsay Berkowitz medical sociology & gender; current project topics: women's health, chronic illness, integrative medicine, healthcare policy
Boroka Bo sociotemporal inequalities, stratification, health, migration, demography, gender
Carmen Brick political sociology, sociology of work, stratification, social policy
Allison Brooke wearable activity tracking devices, work, health/healthcare/health insurance, ranking/rating/risk, knowledge and classification, culture, surveillance
Jonah Stuart B… Political sociology; economic sociology; historical and comparative sociology; global and transnational sociology; sociology of elites; social theory; sociology of culture
Kimberly Burke Policing, State Violence, Inequality, Criminal Justice, Feminist Theory
Jesus Camacho Incarceration, Ethnicity and Race, Political Sociology, Social Theory
Merzela Casimir
Andy Scott Chang International Migration, Gender, Development, Political Sociology, Social Theory, Southeast Asia
Esther Yoona Cho immigration, illegality, race/ethnicity, family, education
Joshua Choper Labor Markets, Work, Social Stratification and Inequality, Economic Sociology, Quantitative Methods
Pil H. Chung family, demography, life course, and race
Naniette H. Coleman Organizations, Work, Culture, Political Sociology
Jessica F. Compton stratification, economic sociology, race, gender, work, mixed methods
Isaac Dalke bureaucratic decision-making, crime and punishment, the welfare state, gender and sexuality
Xavier Alexand… Political Sociology, Race and Inequality, Policing, Surveillance Technology, and Privatization
Margaret Eby Social History, Social Movements, Comparative Historical Sociology
Michel Estefan Social theory, political sociology, law and society, comparative and historical sociology, methods, human rights, Latin America, Spain, innovations in inclusive pedagogy and teaching
Alinaya Sybill… Globalization, political economy, urban sociology, transnational labor, offshore services, migration, outsourcing, social movements, South East Asia
Akilah Favors Ethnicity and Race, Social Movements
Gregory Michae… China, medical sociology, social psychology, disasters, transportation
Jason L. Ferguson Neo-institutional theory; field analysis; global and transnational studies; sociology of law; sociology of sexuality; sociology of culture; postcolonial studies; social theory; quantitative and qualitative methods; multiple correspondence analysis
Katy Fox-Hodess Labor, globalization, political economy, political sociology
Isabel García-… Immigration, Family, Latinx Sociology, Aging, Law & Society, Education
Kristin George Slavery and religion in Antebellum America, Islam in the Contemporary US, social movements, culture and morality, historical sociology, gender
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
Matthew Grumbach Historical Sociology, Social Movements, Theory
Jaren R. Haber Organizations, Education, Computational Text Analysis, School Choice, Stratification, Quantitative Methods
Chris Herring Urban Sociology, Poverty, Criminal Justice, Welfare, Work, Housing and Homelessness, Social Theory, Ethnography, Qualitative Methods, Community Action Research, Social Policy.
Casey P. Homan Religion, organizations, quantitative methods, immigration
Katherine Hood punishment, law & society, economic sociology, expertise, poverty & inequality
Shannon Ikebe political sociology, political economy, labor, comparative-historical
Irem Inal
Véronique Irwin Education, Inequality
Andrew Jaeger Political sociology, economic sociology, environment, theory
Xuan Jin
David Joseph-G… Urban, Organizations, Inequality, Theory, Race and Ethnic Minorities
Samuel Kieke Political Sociology, Middle East and North Africa, Immigration, Comparative Historical Sociology
Carter M. Koppelman Development, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, Gender, Social Movements, Latin America
Michael Unger Kowen sociology of knowledge, social theory, science and technology studies, political sociology, China
Kirstin Krusell Labor, Technology, Globalization, Development
Joe LaBriola stratification, work, housing, family
Tyler Leeds Rural & Urban Sociology, Gender, Political Sociology, Higher Education
Seth Leibson Social Movements, Labor, Immigration, Organizations
Jaqueline Lepe
Matty Lichtenstein Social policy, political sociology, gender and family, religion, mixed methods, state theory, organizational theory
Yang Lor Education, Poverty, Culture, Social Stratification, Race/Ethnicity, Asian Americans
Sigrid Willa Luhr Work, Family, Gender, Inequality, Technology Industry
Louise Ly Race, ethnicity, immigration, family, gender, aging
Antonia Mardon… International migration, race and ethnicity, national identities, Latin America.
Elizabeth McKenna Political sociology, social movements, organizational theory, stratification, social networks, Brazil
Nallely Mejia Immigration, Health, Inequality, Mexico
Michael Menefee Law and Society, Punishment, Poverty, Social Stratification, Education, and Social Policy
Santiago J. Molina Science, Knowledge, Race/Ethnicity, Organizations, Biomedicine, Bioethics, Latin America
Meghna Mukherjee Gender, Medical Sociology, Fertility and Genetic Technologies, Reproductive Labor, South Asia
Nataliya Nedzh… economic sociology, sociology of knowledge, labor
Kristen N Nelson Race and Ethnicity, Racial Bias, Social Psychology
Dhurata Osmani Political sociology; gender; globalization and development; post-conflict societies; Kosovo; Rwanda; Haiti
Joohyun Park Political Sociology, Social Movement, Culture
Sarah Payne
Thomas Peng Labor, Work and Occupation, Development, Migration, China
Reuben Perez Official Ethnoracial Categorization, Political Sociology, Latin America and the Caribbean with an emphasis on the Dominican Republic
Michelle Eliza… Political Sociology; human rights; Immigration; Economic Sociology; Gender; Inequality and Poverty
Robert Pickett Quantitative Methodology, Race, Cultural Sociology
Khoi Quach
Kelly Quinn Economic sociology; social stratification; quantitative methods
Adriana Ramirez Migration, Citizenship, Ethnicity and Race, Identity, Latin America
Alexander Roehrkasse Inequality, family, crime and punishment, gender, law, historical sociology, economic sociology, quantitative methods
Angel Ross
Michele Rossi political sociology, theory, class cultures, gender, morality, inequalities and social mobility
Matthew S. Rowe Culture; the creative economy; work and occupations; self and identity; organizations and institutions; higher education; sexuality; health.
Emily Ruppel Gender, Labor and Organizations, Culture, Knowledge, Health and Disability
Jasmine Sanders
Michaeljit Sandhu
Maria-Fátima Santos penality; violence and the state; law and international development; transnational drug control; social theory; Latin America
Jessica Schirmer urban sociology, political sociology, welfare state, housing
Krista Schnell gender, science and technology, sociology of sport, organizations
Caleb Scoville Environmental Sociology, Science and Technology Studies, Cultural Sociology, Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Law and Society, Social and Political Theory, Qualitative and Computational Methods
Dmitri Seals race, culture, political sociology, class, democratic theory
Alicia Sheares
Benjamin Shest… Sociology of work; technology and society; economic sociology; qualitative research methods; organizational culture; digital geographies
Mary Shi Political economy, historical sociology, the state, urban sociology, everyday life
David Showalter health, law, politics, crime, punishment, drugs
Fabiana Silva Inequality and Stratification, Labor Market Stratification, Economic Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Social Networks, Social Psychology, Experimental Methods, Quantitative Methods
Shadrick Small race & gender, culture, sociology of music
Miranda Smith gender, sexuality, political sociology, theory, stratification
Maria Smith Data Surveillance & Privacy, Sociology of Law/Penality, Race, and Mixed Methods
Jonathan Matth… political sociology, political strategy, social movements, culture, class, identity, hegemony
Kiran Stallone Gender, Political Sociology
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
Garrett Strain Labor, Financialization, Political Sociology
Luis Tenorio Immigration and Migration; Children and Youth; Political Sociology
Trinel Torian
Thomas Trieu globalization, economic inequality, Southeast Asia, urban education
Fithawee Tzeggai Sociology of Knowledge, Sociology of Race, Sociology of Education, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology
Paula Uniacke gender, development, social change, gender-based violence, global campaigns, transnational feminism, NGOs, India, South Asia, water, sanitation
Byron Villacis Social Mobility, Development, Inequality, Migration, Public Statistics, Political Sociology.
Skyler Wang Culture, Online Dating, Economic Sociology, Sharing Economy, Sexualities, Organizations
William James Welsh China, penality, political sociology, education, historical sociology
Jeffrey Weng Race, ethnicity, nation; political sociology; global and transnational sociology; comparative historical sociology; sociology of language; social theory; Asia, China
Rachel Wetts Political psychology, environmental sociology, race, sociology of culture, social psychology, organizational sociology, social theory, computational methods
Paula Winicki Political Sociology, Social Movements, Labor, Latin America
Allen Micheal Wright Urban Sociology, Sociology of Law, Economic Sociology
Ugur Yildirim social networks, social stratification, quantitative and computational methods
Yueran Zhang Comparative-Historical Sociology, Political Economy, State and Class Politics, Mobilizations and Demobilizations, Development, Global and Transnational, Theory