Graduate Students


Name Specialty
Matthew Aguilar-Champeau Race and ethnicity, diversity, video games and gaming
Isabel Arriagada
Latin America, Law and Society, Economic Sociology, Theories of Punishment, Law, Crime, and Deviance
Jackie Austin Intersectionality, Disability and Higher Education, Social Justice, Inequality (Race, Class, Gender and Ability)
De Andre Beadle Law, Crime & Punishment, Life Course, Gender, Race & Class, Health disparities, Critical Race Theory
Sarah Catherine Billups Cultural Sociology, Gender, Family, Housing and Homeownership
Anna Bokun Sociology of Work, Family Demography, Human Capital, Social Stratification
Morgan Brokob
Gender and Sexuality, Politics, Social Movements, Globalization
Stacey Brumbaugh-Johnson
Sexuality, Family, Social Psychology, Intersectionality
Kriti Budhiraja Sociology of Education, Political Economy, Urban Studies, Sociology of the State, Social Theory, India
Joshua Caffrey  
Edgar Jesus Campos
Culture, Political Sociology/Nationalism, Latin America, Sociology of Sport, Media, Historical Sociology
Brooke Chambers  
Sierra Clark  
Daniel Cueto Urban Studies, Social Movements, Cultural Sociology, Religion, Political Economy, Political Sociology
Corey Culver  
Caitlin Curry Punishment, deviance, social control
Anna DalCortivo Law, Crime & Punishment, Social Movements, Race and Inequality
Christine Delp Culture, morality, religion
Hannah Dickens  
Gunercindo Antoneo Espinoza Critical race theory, law and society, social movements
Erez Garnai Sociology of law, law and policing, criminalization, alcohol as a public problem, alcohol laws
Laura Gilbertson Religion, race, social inequality, reproduction of privilege, parenting practices, American Evangelicalism
Lisa Gulya Gender, family and reproduction, life course
Amber Hamilton
Blackness in the United States, Black Feminism, Media Representation, Social Media
Xiaowen Han Social Stratification, Transition to Adulthood, Social Attitude, Life Course
Mallory Harrington  
Brit Henderson
Population studies and quantitative methods
Jessie Himmelstern  
Aimzhan Iztayeva Gender, work, family, fatherhood
Monica Jarvi Theories of environmental privilege and the interaction between capitalism, colonialism and the environment through the pursuit of research in food studies and the effectiveness of hunger relief approaches.
Ethan Johnson  
Annie Jollymore Critical race studies; citizenship; politics and governance; race, class, and gender
Mason Jones  
Aras Koksal Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Social Movements, Sociology of Knowledge, Higher Education, Social Theory, Qualitative Methods
Snigdha Kumar Labor Studies, Political Economy, History of Capitalism, Social Theory, India, Marxist Theory
Hyunjae Kwon  
Jillian LaBranche Genocide and Mass Atrocities, Transnational Justice, Collective Memory, Education, Sub-Sahara Africa
Ryan Larson Law, crime, and deviance, quantitative methodology and statistics, punishment, public opinion
Mark Lee Life course, demography, population health, quantitative methods
Mao (Moh) Lee  
Chris Levesque Migration, Demography, Law and Society, Public Policy, Immigration Law
Francis Lyimo Political and environmental sociology, especially understanding land and natural resource disputes in sub-Saharan Africa
Jean Marie (DeOrnellas) Maier Higher education, sport, organizations, culture
Mahala Miller  
Tayler Nelson Emotions; Gender, work and family; Health, medicalization and addiction
Allison Nobles Gender, sexuality and violence
Alyssa Oursler  
Brieanna Petersen
Genocide and Mass Atrocities, Cultural Trauma, Social Memory Studies
Mark Pharris American political culture and civil society in general, and specifically the American direct democracy movement and its historical origins.
Miray Philips Genocide and mass atrocities, gendered and sexual violence, Middle East and North Africa.
Victoria Piehowski Punishment, sociology of law, poverty governance, feminist policy, economy, discourse, qualitative methods
Amber Joy Powell
Crime, punishment, and victimization
Kobie Price  
Chris Robertson Social Class and Race, Policing, Punishment, Black Middle Class
Nir Rotem
Sociology of Development, Humanitarian aid, Globalization, Central Asian studies
Erika Sanborne Religion, pedagogy (teaching), aging, race
Hannah Schwendeman  
Michael Soto
Social Networks, Space, Place, and Identity, Colombia/Latin America, International development, Diversity and solidarity
Nikoleta Sremac Gender; Collective Memory and Cultural Trauma; Social Movements and Political Sociology; Social Theory; Feminist Theory and Methods
Ryan Steel Inequality, religion, culture, discourse analysis, social class and race, political sociology, social power, power differential
Caitlin Taborda Gender and sexuality, sociology of health and illness, race, the body
Mi'Chael Wright Identity, Sociology of Media, Sociology of Mental Health, Digital Sociology, Sociology of Childhood
Marie Wu  
Stephen Wulff Juvenile justice policy