Graduate Students

Name Contact Information Special Interests
Alonzo Ackerman
Timothy Ahn
Nadia Almasalkhi political transnationalism, the Levant, immigration, political socialization, social movements
Elena Amaya Comparative-Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Movements and Collective Behavior, Nationalism, Gender and the Law, Genocide Studies
Aja Antoine-Jones Health Disparities, Historical Sociology, Social Inequality, 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, political economy, 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
John Bassney
Naomi Ben-Porath
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 Higher education, stratification, organizations, socioeconomic mobility
Paula Winicki … Political Sociology, Social Movements, Labor, Latin America
Kimberly Burke Social Hierarchies, Race, Organizational Behavior, Policing, Intersectionality
Jenae Carpenter
Elizabeth Torr…
Dori-Taylor Go… identity classification, political representation, social movements, panethnicity, political demography
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
Yagmur Ali Coskun
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 medical sociology, comparative historical sociology, bioethics, pedagogy, labor
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 Immigration, Demography, Globalization, Development
Peter Forberg social movements, political sociology, organizational sociology, governance, new media and technology, ethnography
Annette Gailliot Law & Society; Science & Technology; Stratification and Inequality; Social Demography; Quantitative & Computational Methods
Kristin George
Thomas Gepts Labor; collective action; critical university studies; environmental sociology, politics & history
Justin Germain Social Policy; Urban Sociology; Space and Gentrification; Inequality
Matthew Grumbach Comparative Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Theory, Visual Culture
Tiffany Hamidjaja
Thomas Haseloff Economic Sociology, Political Economy, Science and Technology, Sociology of Finance, Financialization
Cathy Hu punishment, social movements, political sociology, law and society
Janna Z. Huang Organizations, Climate Change, Science and Technology Studies, Economic Sociology
Irem Inal
Andrew Jaeger Political sociology, economic sociology, environment, theory
Xuan Jin
David Joseph-G… Economic Sociology, Technology, Organizations, Culture, Theory
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
Min Jee Lee
Nikkolette Lee medical sociology, the body, medicalization and pathologization, fat studies, obesity, healthcare settings, social stigma
Tyler Leeds Politics, Media, Racism, Theory, Digital Studies
Jaqueline Lepe Crime and Punishment, Race, Gender, Inequality
Danyang Li culture and social classification, institutions and organizations, science and technology, network science and computer linguistics
Max Lindquist Economic Sociology, Organizations, Sociology of Quantification
Daniel Lobo Culture, Economic Sociology, Organizations, Social Mobility, Social Theory, Race & Ethnicity, Social Psychology, Computational Social Science, Survey & Field Experiments
Antonia Mardon… International migration, race and ethnicity, national identities, state-building, ethnographic methods, Latin America.
Sarah Merchant racial/imperial capitalism, spiritual ontology, mysticisms, secularization, Islam, post-colonial South Asia
Autumn Olivia …
Meghna Mukherjee Gender, Medical Sociology, Fertility and Genetic Technologies, Reproduction, South Asia
Nataliya Nedzh… economic sociology, organizations, science and technology studies
Dhurata Osmani
Anthony Palafox Education, Expectations, Inequality
Anna Palmer Sociology of Development; Caribbean; Climate Crisis; Qualitative and Spatial Methods; Political Sociology; Environmental Sociology
Joohyun Park Gender, Law and Society, Medical Sociology, Social Movement
Vera Elena Parra Labor, Political Economy, Social Movements, Migration, Social Theory
Natalie Pasquinelli
Reubén Pérez Crime Prevention, Community, Policing, Neighborhood Social Control, Urban Sociology
Khoi Quach penality and political economy with an emphasis on technology
Kelly Quinn Economic sociology, work, and labor markets
Adriana P. Ramírez Migration, Citizenship, Race & Ethnicity, Nationalism, Latin America
William Rathje STS and history of science, history of ideas, theory, digital culture, history of computing; computational methods, computational linguistics, machine learning, AI ethics
Angel Mendiola Ross (sub)urban sociology, race and inequality, housing, and policing
Emily Ruppel Medical Sociology, Labor and Organizations, Gender, Culture, Knowledge
Paul Salamanca historical sociology, race/ethnicity, gender
Julio Fernando… Immigration, Immigrant Families, Emotion, Health, Race & Ethnicity, Social Stratification, and Mixed Methods
Meriam Salem
Jasmine Sanders organizations, culture, inequality, workplace practices & policies
Michaeljit Sandhu
Maria-Fátima Santos social theory, political sociology, law/legal professionals, punishment and inequality, race and ethnicity, work, global/transnational sociology, Latin America
Lara Schiffrin-Sands
Jessica Schirmer urban sociology, political sociology, welfare state, housing
Mary Shi Political economy, historical sociology, the state, theory, 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, collective behavior, social psychology, political strategy, social movements, class, populism
David Su Social Networks, Migration, Social Movements, Political Sociology, Economic Sociology
Eylem Taylan Labor, Governmentality Studies, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Development, Social Theory
Luis Tenorio International Migration; Latinx Sociology; Social Policy; Gender and Sexuality; Work; Law & Society
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
Zhehang Zhang Political economy of development, political sociology, comparative historical sociology, social theory, culture and ideology, and social change in Global South and East Asia
Raquel X. Z. Rios Policing, Punishment, Surveillance, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, Social Policy