Graduate Students

Name Contact Information Special Interests
Alonzo Ackerman
Timothy Ahn
Sally-Ann Akuetteh
Nadia Almasalkhi forced migrations, xenophobia, the Levant, postcolonial theory, urban geography, transnationalism
Elena Amaya Comparative-Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Antisemitism, Nationalism, Gender and the Law, Genocide Studies
Aja Antoine-Jones health disparities, historical sociology, spatial analytics, social theory
Diego Aristizabal Urban and Political Sociology, Bicycle Urbanism, Political Violence, Colonialism in the Caribbean, Latin American Development, Comparative Ethnography, Critical Social Theory
Hero Ashman Gender, the family, economic inequality, social policy, quantitative methods
Ghaleb Attrache Religion and spirituality, political sociology, revolutions, Middle East and North Africa
Audrey Augenbraum Social movements, history of humanitarianism, immigration, religion
Jose Martin Av… Family, Quantitative & Computational Methods, Sexuality, Social Demography, Stratification and Inequality, Culture
Diego Ayala Comparative Historical Sociology, Political Economy, Political Sociology, Development, Agrarian Societies, Latin America, East Asia
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
Carmen Brick political sociology, social policy, sociology of work, stratification
Allison Brooke wearable activity tracking devices, work, health/healthcare/health insurance, ranking/rating/risk, knowledge and classification, culture, surveillance
Jacqueline Brown Stratification, inequality, education, economic sociology
Paula Winicki … Political Sociology, Social Movements, Labor, Latin America
Kimberly Burke Policing, State Violence, Inequality, Criminal Justice, Feminist Theory
Jenae Carpenter
Elizabeth Torr…
Merzela Casimir
Joshua Choper Labor Markets, Work, Social Stratification and Inequality, Economic Sociology, Quantitative Methods
Naniette H. Coleman Culture, Organizations, Science and Technology Studies, Law and Society, Qualitative & Quantitative Methods, Computational Social Science
Isaac Dalke crime, punishment, and violence; bureaucracy; expertise; governance
Xavier Durham Political Sociology, Urban Sociology, Race and Inequality, Policing, Surveillance Technology, and Privatization
Margaret Eby Social History, Social Movements, Comparative Historical Sociology
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
Benjamin Fields
Annette Gailliot Law & Society; Science & Technology; Stratification and Inequality; Social Demography; Quantitative & Computational Methods
Kristin George My research focuses on racial, class, and gender inequality and on movements for social justice. My teaching interests include social movements, quantitative research methods, race, class, gender, organizations, migration, and religion.
Thomas Gepts Labor, environmental politics & history, social theories of nature
Justin Germain Social Policy; Urban Sociology; Space and Gentrification; Inequality
Jeffrey M Gordon organizations, science and technology, law, historical methods, computational methods
Matthew Grumbach Historical Sociology, Social Movements, Theory
Tiffany Hamidjaja
Thomas Haseloff Economic Sociology, Political Economy, Science and Technology, Sociology of Finance, Financialization
Cathy Hu penality, law and society, political sociology, collective action, ethnography
Janna Z. Huang Science and Technology Studies, Knowledge, Economic Sociology, Environmental Sociology
Irem Inal
Andrew Jaeger Political sociology, economic sociology, environment, theory
Xuan Jin
David Joseph-G… Urban, Organizations, Technology, Culture
Michael Unger Kowen sociology of knowledge, social theory, science and technology studies, political sociology, China
Kirstin Krusell science and technology studies, labor/work, political sociology
Jessica Law race/ethnicity, political sociology, knowledge
Nikkolette Lee medical sociology, the body, medicalization and pathologization, fat studies, obesity, healthcare settings, social stigma
Tyler Leeds Political Sociology, Media, Culture, Theory, Digital Studies
Jaqueline Lepe Crime and Punishment, Race, Gender, Inequality
Danyang Li culture and meaning, institutions and organizations, innovation and entrepreneurship, network science and computer linguistics
Max Lindquist Economic Sociology, Organizations, Sociology of Quantification
Daniel Lobo
Louise Ly Race, ethnicity, gender, immigration, sexuality, and aging
Antonia Mardon… International migration, race and ethnicity, national identities, Latin America.
Sarah Merchant racial/imperial capitalism, spiritual ontology, mysticisms, secularization, Islam, post-colonial South Asia
Meghna Mukherjee Gender, Medical Sociology, Fertility and Genetic Technologies, Reproduction, South Asia
Nataliya Nedzh… economic sociology, organizations, science and technology studies
Kristen N. Nelson Race and Ethnicity, Racial Attitudes, Quantitative Methods, Social Psychology, Political Sociology, Gender
Dhurata Osmani Political sociology; gender; globalization and development; post-conflict societies; Kosovo; Rwanda; Haiti
Anthony Palafox Education, Expectations, Inequality
Anna Palmer Immigration and Migration; Caribbean; Latin America; Climate Crisis; Qualitative and Spatial Methods; Political Sociology
Joohyun Park Gender, Law and Society, Medical Sociology, Social Movement
Natalie Pasquinelli
Sarah Payne inequality, social reproduction, race and ethnicity, culture, affect and emotion, economic sociology, education
Reubén Pérez Production of Population Data, Census, Latin America and the Caribbean, Political Sociology, Race and Ethnic Relations
Khoi Quach penality and political economy with an emphasis on technology
Kelly Quinn Economic sociology, work, and labor markets
Adriana Ramirez Migration, Citizenship, Race & Ethnicity, Nationalism, Latin America
William Rathje
Angel Mendiola Ross (sub)urban sociology, race and inequality, housing, and policing
Emily Ruppel Medical Sociology, Labor and Organizations, Gender, Culture, Knowledge
Paul Salamanca gender, sexuality, ethnoracialization, postcoloniality, political sociology
Jasmine Sanders organizations, culture, inequality, workplace practices & policies
Michaeljit Sandhu
Maria-Fátima Santos social theory, law and legal professionals, punishment and inequality, political sociology, work and occupations, Latin America/Global South
Lara Schiffrin-Sands
Jessica Schirmer urban sociology, political sociology, welfare state, housing
Mary Shi Political economy, historical sociology, the state, society and space, urban sociology
Maria Smith Data Surveillance & Privacy, Sociology of Law/Penality, Race, and Mixed Methods
Miranda Smith gender, sexuality, political sociology, theory, stratification
Jonathan Matth… political sociology, political strategy, social movements, culture, class, identity, hegemony
Kiran Stallone Gender, Political Sociology
Matthew J. Stimpson culture, stratification, economic sociology, quantitative methods
Garrett Strain Labor, Financialization, Political Sociology
David Su Social Networks, Social Movement, Social Inequality in Health, Migration, Political Sociology, Computational Analysis
Eylem Taylan Labor, Governmentality Studies, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Development, Social Theory
Luis Tenorio Immigration and Migration; Children and Youth; Political Sociology
Trinel Torian
Paula Uniacke gender, development, social change, gender-based violence, global campaigns, transnational feminism, NGOs, India, South Asia, water, sanitation
Byron Villacis Global & Transnational Sociology, Sociology of Statistics, Sociology of Expertise, Public Policy and Sociology of Corruption.
Skyler Wang Technology, AI, Economic Sociology, Culture, Sexualities
Leigh Welch
William Welsh Historical development of labor markets in China, England, Japan and Scotland.
Allen Micheal Wright Urban Sociology, Sociology of Law, Economic Sociology
Yueran Zhang Comparative-historical sociology, political economy, state and class politics, (de)mobilizations, production and social reproduction, development, global and transnational, theory