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Sociology Student Directory

  • First name Last name Email Degree Area of Study
    Valentina Paz Abufhele Milad abufv622@newschool.edu PhD
    Barbara Adams AdamsB01@newschool.edu PhD
    Gisela Albuquerque AlbuqueG@newschool.edu PhD
    Guillermina Altomonte altog301@newschool.edu PhD Care work, domestic and service labor, feminist theory, cultural economic sociology, sociology of the family, qualitative methods
    Melissa Amezcua amezm232@newschool.edu PhD
    Tania Aparicio Morales apart510@newschool.edu PhD
    Yesenia Aponte-Melendez apony762@newschool.edu PhD
    Berfu Aygenc Akman aygeb017@newschool.edu PhD
    Manuela Badilla Rajevic badim098@newschool.edu PhD Cultural sociology and political sociology; in particular topics related to symbolic violence, politics of memory, political discourses, transitions to democracy, transitional justice, Latin America.
    Malgorzata Bakalarz bakam123@newschool.edu PhD
    Scott Beck becks944@newschool.edu PhD
    Alissa Boguslaw bogua624@newschool.edu PhD Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, State & Institution-Building in Kosovo, Transitional Justice
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    Pamela Brown brownpa@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of Media, Social Construction of Memory, Discourse Analysis, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Art, Museums, Technology, Historical Sociology, History and Sociology of Capitalism
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    Maria Cabrera cabrm291@newschool.edu PhD Material Culture, Fashion, State Socialism, Sociology of Culture, Consumption. Latin America, Cuba, Eastern Europe.
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    Robert Calore calor299@newschool.edu PhD
    Zoe Carey carez648@newschool.edu PhD
    Fabiola de Lachica Huerta delaf126@newschool.edu PhD
    Douglas De Toledo Piza pizad016@newschool.edu PhD My investigation focuses on how globalization shapes spaces. I analyze the international commerce de-regulation in a special economic zone, and the immigration law reforms in the Paraguay-Argentina-Brazil tri-border area. Subfields: Global and Transnational Sociology, Development Sociology, Economic Sociology, Anthropology of the State, and Migration and Mobility Studies. Topics: informal economy, markets, special economic zones, borderlands, and migration.
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    Amanda Delong deloa325@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of health and illlness, cultures of medicine, reproductive technologies, genetic selves, kinship studies, mental health, biopolitics and medical anthropology. I'm also interested in contagion, networks and epidemics.
    Anton Derosa DeroA539@newschool.edu PhD
    Bahareh Ebne Alian ebneb454@newschool.edu PhD
    Kumiko Endo endok750@newschool.edu PhD Contermporary Japan, Economic Sociology, Gender and Courtship, Trust, Risk.
    Nicolas Figueroa Garcia Herreros figun142@newschool.edu
    Rezvaneh Ganji ganjr455@newschool.edu PhD Human Rights (social and economic rights), Structural and Political Violence, Global Governance, Economic Sanctions, “social” dimensions of Sustainable Development
    Tamsyn Laura Gilbert gilbet14@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of Art, Digital Sociology, Sociology of Media, New Media Art, Feminism, Cyberfeminism
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    Kiril Glavev glavevk@newschool.edu PhD
    Emmanuel Guerisoli guere469@newschool.edu PhD PhD Candidate, Proposed dissertation title: "Dual State and Multiple-Class Citizens: Extra-legal Institution Building and The Stratification of American Citizenship in the War on Terror"; Committee Members: Andrew Arato (Chair), Carlos Forment, Miriam Ticktin, and Andreas Kalyvas. Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory, Political Sociology, Historical Sociology, Sociology of Violence, Crime and Deviance, State Formation, Sociology of the Rule of Law and the Exception, Citizenship, Law and Society, Revolutions and Political Violence, Democratic Theory, Dictatorships and Authoritarian Regimes, Constitution Making, Sovereignty and Constituent Power, Humanitarianism and Anthropology of Human Rights, Neoliberalism and Sociology of Capitalism, World System Analysis.
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    Meredith Hall hallm274@newschool.edu PhD Attribution as a social and economic process; intellectual property; cultural sociology of the economy; sociology of knowledge; sociology of the media; science and technology studies; social and cultural theory
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    Mario Hernandez hernm680@newschool.edu PhD I apply critical theory in the study of the sociology of culture. My areas of interest include identity, embodiment, and the genealogies of ideas which inform everyday interaction and the production of "common sense". My emphasis is on the study of sub/counter cultures and new media/social media.
    Teresa Hinds hindt536@newschool.edu PhD
    Bonnie Ip ipb416@newschool.edu PhD
    David Janes janed422@newschool.edu PhD War memory in Northeast Asia, economic sociology, sociology of education
    Changho Jo joc616@newschool.edu PhD
    Sidra Kamran kamrs623@newschool.edu PhD
    Mayuko Kawai kawam445@newschool.edu PhD
    Aysegul Kayagil kayaa094@newschool.edu PhD
    Andrew Kloppe klopa753@newschool.edu PhD
    Franziska Konig Paratore koenf112@newschool.edu PhD
    Karolina Koziura kozik889@newschool.edu PhD Ethnography of the nation-state; nationalism and everyday ethnicity; urban culture in Central and Eastern Europe (special focus on Ukraine); comparative historical sociology
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    Federico Ledesma Zaldivar ledef385@newschool.edu PhD Eurocentrism; Philosophy of Liberation, particularly the work of Enrique Dussel; Sociology of Memory; Sociology of Religion; Marxism
    Hay Ding Leung LeunH342@newschool.edu PhD
    Yingjian Liang liany808@newschool.edu PhD
    Chih-Yuan Lin linc939@newschool.edu PhD
    Lisa Lipscomb lipsl047@newschool.edu PhD
    Anat Livshits livsa739@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of religion, feminist theory, sociology of family, sociology of culture
    Sai Madivala madis142@newschool.edu PhD
    Laura Martin MartL431@newschool.edu PhD
    Anna Matthiesen matta644@newschool.edu PhD
    Ariel Merkel merka292@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of disability; sociology of media and culture; institutionalization and mass incarceration
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    Zachary Metz metzz793@newschool.edu PhD My research focuses on the sociological dynamics of intractable, long-term and violent conflict. I am interested in the drivers of intractability, what distinguishes intractable conflict from other types of social stratification, and also the "seams" at which intractability is challenged by people in small, powerful ways reaching across lines of conflict.
    John Michalczyk michj343@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of body and embodiment; disability studies; technology
    Olimpia Mosteanu mosto995@newschool.edu PhD
    Frederico Oliveira olivf238@newschool.edu PhD
    Sung Choon Park parks743@newschool.edu PhD
    David Peppas peppd886@newschool.edu PhD
    Carlos Pineyro pinec630@newschool.edu PhD Political Sociology; Migration, Transnationalism; Liberalism and Direct Democracy; Social and Labor Movements, Domestic Workers
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    Robert Proverb provr436@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of Disability; area of specialization - autism and mental illness. Sociology of Religion; area of specialization - Japan. Methodological focus: Qualitative. 6 years of research experience in Digital Ethnography at NSSR.
    Jussara Raxlen raxlj632@newschool.edu PhD My dissertation examines how the concept of “care” travels within and across several sites and institutions involved in the provision of paid home care for the “young, infirm, disabled and frail.” Drawing a map of the meanings, practices and classificatory struggles that constitute the field of home care in New York City, the aim is to understand the challenges and possibilities that constrain and enable the city’s care regimes. Areas of study: sociology of culture, sociology of knowledge, classification systems and the politics of knowing; domestic and care work; theories of subjectivity and embodiment; governmentality; and boundary work.
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    Tim Rosenkranz roset997@newschool.edu PhD My dissertation analyzes processes of national tourism marketing as case of the organizational transformation of the nation-state in global markets. Area of Study: Globalization, Economic Sociology, Organizations, Sociology of Culture.
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    Edward Ruggero rugge075@newschool.edu PhD Social Movements, Environmental Sociology, Economic Sociology, Networks, Subcultures, particularly Punk. Dissertation work centers on the development of an innovative theory of social movements and social change; empirical focus connects US radical politics and social movements, the internal cultural schemas and dynamics of US Punk communities, and the nature and effects of Punk's
    Ayako Sairenji SairA991@newschool.edu PhD Sociology of Religion, Immigration, Asian Americans (esp. Japanese and Japanese Americans)
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    Harrison Schultz schuh072@newschool.edu PhD Political sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory
    Jomal Seligson seligj90@newschool.edu PhD
    Maija Spurina andem316@newschool.edu PhD
    Zachary Sunderman sundz695@newschool.edu PhD
    Agnes Szanyi szana218@newschool.edu PhD
    Bahar Tabakoglu tabab174@newschool.edu PhD Political and economic sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory
    Kei Takata nakak802@newschool.edu PhD
    Hasan Ertug Tombus tombh271@newschool.edu PhD
    Luis Tsukayama Cisneros tsukl431@newschool.edu PhD
    Zeynep Goyak Utsun ustuz609@newschool.edu PhD
    Lina Villegas villl991@newschool.edu PhD
    Taebum Yoo yoot329@newschool.edu PhD
    Elizabeth Ziff ziffe406@newschool.edu PhD My dissertation focuses on military spouses who have been surrogates for other couples or individuals. My areas of interest are: Reproductive Sociolgy, Sociology of the Family, Intersections of Race, Class and Gender and Quantitative and Qualitative Methods.
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