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Graduate Students

Name Contact Specialty
Matthew Aguilar-Champeau Race and ethnicity, diversity, video games and gaming
Tanja Andic
Education, Migration, Labor Repro-duction, Post-Socialist States, Balkan Youth, Sociology of Consumption, Discourse & Rhetoric, Ethnographic Methods, Inequality, and Welfare.
Isabel Arriagada
Latin America, Law and Society, Economic Sociology, Theories of Punishment, Law, Crime, and Deviance
Amy August Education, parenting, childhood, and families, youth extracurricular activities, sports
Jackie Austin Demography, mental health, suicide, disability studies, life course, inequality
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 Labor Markets, Human Capital, Family Demography, Health, Social Stratification, Sociology of Finance
Morgan Brokob  
Stacey Brumbaugh-Johnson
Sexuality, Family, Social Psychology, Intersectionality
Kriti Budhiraja Sociology of Education, Political Economy, Urban Studies, Sociology of the State, Social Theory, India
Edgar Jesus Campos
Culture, Political Sociology/Nationalism, Latin America, Sociology of Sport, Media, Historical Sociology
Brooke Chambers  
Daniel Cueto  
Corey Culver  
Caitlin Curry Punishment, deviance, social control
Anna DalCortivo  
Christine Delp Culture, morality, religion
Gunercindo Antoneo Espinoza Critical race theory, law and society, social movements
Carolyn Fraker
Poverty and inequality, family, and qualitative methods
Jacqui Frost Cultural sociology, religion and nonreligion, identity and community, civic engagement, gender and mixed methods
Sarah Garcia Population studies (demography); health, social stratification, and inequality; poverty; health disparities
Erez Garnai Sociology of law, law and policing, criminalization, alcohol as a public problem, alcohol laws
Laura Gilbertson  
Lisa Gulya Gender, family and reproduction, life course
Matthew Gunther Agri-food studies, environmental justice, immigration, cultural sociology, neo-agrarianism and community
Amber Hamilton
Blackness in the United States, Black Feminism, Media Representation, Social Media
Xiaowen Han  
Brit Henderson
Population studies and quantitative methods
Jessie Himmelstern  
Liqi (Kevin) Huang Social psychology of identity, impact of Internet on minority identity formation; race and masculinity, LGBT; experiments
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
Yagmur Karakaya Collective Memory, Nostalgia, Mass Atrocities and Genocide, Cosmo-politanism and Globalization, Popular Culture, Qualitative Methods, Turkey
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
Jillian LaBranche  
Ryan Larson Law, crime, and deviance, quantitative methodology and statistics, punishment, public opinion
Mark Lee  
Chris Levesque  
Francis Lyimo Political and environmental sociology, especially understanding land and natural resource disputes in sub-Saharan Africa
Jean Marie (DeOrnellas) Maier  
Suzy Maves McElrath Crime, law, knowledge, gender, human rights, genocide, transitional justice, peace-building
Mahala Miller  
Jessica Molina
Law, crime, and deviance, mixed-methods research. Latino(a) youth and school discipline.
Devika Narayan Digital sociology, global political economy, sociology of work and labor, platform economies, economic sociology, social inequality, labor studies, information-technology, global and transnational sociology, urban studies, development studies, social theory.
Tayler Nelson  
Allison Nobles Gender, sexuality and violence
Brieanna Petersen
Genocide and Mass Attrocities, 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  
Neeraj Rajasekar Intersection of culture and race relations particularly as manifest in popular music and video and consumed through social media
Chris Robertson Social Class and Race, Policing, Punishment, Black Middle Class
Nir Rotem
Sociology of Development, Humanitarian aid, Globalization, Central Asian studies
Anuradha Sajjanhar
Erika Sanborne Religion, pedagogy (teaching), aging, race
Michael Soto
Social Networks, Space, Place, and Identity, Colombia/Latin America, International development, Diversity and solidarity
Emily Springer
NIka Sremac  
Ryan Steel Inequality, religion, culture, discourse analysis, social class and race, political sociology, social power, power differential
Rob Stewart Law, crime, and deviance; punishment; collateral consequences
Caitlin Taborda-Whitt Gender and sexuality, sociology of health and illness, race, the body
Aisha Upton Race and gender, social movements, organizations, and civil society/civic participation
Mi'Chael Wright  
Marie Wu
Stephen Wulff Juvenile justice policy
Annika Yates