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Find information about current University of Minnesota sociology PhD candidates now or soon to be on the job market.

Jessica Cuthbert

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Advisor: Christopher Uggen
Research Interests: School Discipline and Penal System Practices; Criminalization of Black and Latino/a/x Youth; Mixed-Methods Research, Urban Studies
Dissertation Title: "Racial Threat and Gender Effects in School Discipline: Metro Atlanta, Georgia 2009-2015"

Erez Garnai

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Advisor: Joachim Savelsberg
Research Interests: Sociology of Law, Punishment, Social Problems, Drug Laws, Legal Consciousness, Institutional Ethnography
Dissertation Title: "The Spirit of the Law: Underage Drinking, Policing and Control on Campus"
 

Devika Narayan

Advisors: Michael Goldman and Rachel Schurman
Research Interests: Digital Sociology, Economic Sociology, Sociology of Work and Occupations, Organizations and Technology, Labor Studies, Social Inequality, Global Political Economy, Critical Management Studies, Development Studies, Urban Studies, Social Theory.
Dissertation Title: "Between the Cloud and a Hard Place: A study of digital technologies and emerging industrial logics"

Caty Taborda

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Advisors: Penny Edgell and Kathy Hull
Research Interests: Medicine; Sociology of the Body; Culture; Race, Class, Gender; Markets; Morality 
Dissertation Title: "The Gift that Pays? Bodily Commodification in Paid Plasma Donation"

Aisha Upton

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Advisor: Joyce Bell
Research Interests: Race and gender, social movements, organizations, and civil society/civic participation
Dissertation Title: "Roses and Revolution: Black Sororities' Responses to the Black Feminist Movement 1968-1980"