Sociology Student Directory

First name Last name Email Degree  Area of Study
Valentina Paz Abufhele PhD  
Barbara Adams PhD  
Gisela Albuquerque PhD  
Guillermina Altomonte PhD  
Melissa Amezcua PhD  
Yesenia Aponte-Melendez PhD  
Berfu Aygenc Akman PhD  
Manuela Badilla Rajevic PhD  
Malgorzata Bakalarz PhD  
Scott Beck PhD  
Alissa Boguslaw PhD collective memory & identity in the former Yugoslavia, Balkan Jewry, constitutionalism
Monica Brannon PhD My research interests are in the sociology of science and technology, and my dissertation title is:"From Cold War to Commercialization: The Technopolitics of Satellite Imagery."
Monifa Brinson-Mulraine PhD  
Pamela Brown PhD  
Maria Cabrera PhD I am interested in the sociology of culture, of the material environment, design and socialism. The topic of my dissertation is the material environment of Cuban socialism and its political representation.
Malini Cadambi PhD  
Robert Calore PhD  
Vincent Carducci PhD Consumerism and the Global System, and in particular how ethics and information mediate relationships of exchange in the contemporary cultural economy.
Keerati Chenpitayaton PhD  
Helena Maria Chmielewska-Szlajfer PhD  
Hui-Tun Chuang PhD  
Paola Contardo PhD  
Marcio Jose De Macedo PhD  
Douglas De Toledo Piza PhD  
Amanda Delong PhD Sociology of health and illness, sociology of culture, reproductive technologies, kinship studies and medical anthropology
Anton Derosa PhD  
Bahareh Ebne Alian PhD  
Kumiko Endo PhD Urban Sociology, East Asia, Co-existence and cooperation
Ilgaz Gurur Ertem PhD  
Nicolas Figueroa Garcia Herreros    
Rezvaneh Ganji PhD  
Carol Garza PhD My research interests are media and new media, gender, race and class stratification and urban culture. My dissertation title is at the developmental stage. The Chair of my committee is Professor Terry Williams, and my projected date to defend my dissertation and graduate is September 2012
Tamsyn Laura Gilbert PhD  
Kiril Glavev PhD  
Emmanuel Guerisoli PhD  
Sebastian Gabri Guzman Rivera PhD Political sociology, class and inequality, social movements, labor, social theory (esp. Weber, Bourdieu, and Habermas), Latin America, sociology of expertise, and research methods.
Dissertation title: "Working-Class Political Consent and Resistance: An Ethnography of Public Housing Mortgage-Debtors in Chile"
Meredith Hall PhD  
Jacob Hanin PhD  
Mario Hernandez 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 PhD  
Aron Hsiao PhD New media and social change; new media and social research
methods; sociology of media; social history of technology.
Amen Jaffer PhD  
David Janes PhD War memory in Northeast Asia, economic sociology, sociology of education
Changho Jo PhD  
Zafeiria Katsavi PhD  
Mayuko Kawai PhD  
Aysegul Kayagil PhD  
Andrew Kloppe PhD  
Esther Marielle Kreider-Verhalle PhD  
Federico Ledesma Zaldivar PhD Eurocentrism; Philosophy of Liberation, particularly the work of Enrique Dussel; Sociology of Memory; Sociology of Religion; Marxism
Hay Ding Leung PhD  
Chih-Yuan Lin PhD  
Lisa Lipscomb PhD  
Marcio Macedo PhD  
Laura Martin PhD  
Anna Matthiesen PhD  
Ariel Merkel PhD Sociology of culture, sociology of media, disability theory, memory
Zachary Metz 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 PhD Sociology of body and embodiment; disability studies; technology
Olimpia Mosteanu PhD  
Atsuko Nakajima PhD  
Radhika Nanda PhD  
Jawied Nawabi PhD  
Timothy Novak PhD Political communication, propaganda, right-wing media, right-wing social movements, ethnographic research methods.
Frederico Oliveira PhD  
Sung Choon Park PhD  
David Peppas PhD  
Carlos Pineyro PhD  
Robert Proverb PhD  
Abedin Quader PhD  
Jussara Raxlen PhD  
Baishue Reday PhD  
Tim Rosenkranz PhD Sociology of Markets, Commodity Culture and theNation-State, Economic Sociology and Professional Networks Sociology of Markets, Commodity Culture and the
Nation-State, Economic Sociology and Professional Networks
Edward Ruggero 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 PhD  
Gema Santamaria Balmaceda PhD  
Ritchie Savage PhD Dissertation title: "A Comparative Analysis of Populist Discourse in Venezuela and the United States"
Research interests: political sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory, cultural sociology
Jason Saven PhD  
Harrison Schultz PhD Political sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory
Anezka Sebek PhD  
Jomal Seligson PhD  
Daniel Sherwood PhD  
Valerie Small PhD  
Amy Stuart PhD  
Agnes Szanyi PhD  
Bahar Tabakoglu PhD Political and economic sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory
Kei Takata PhD  
Hasan Ertug Tombus PhD  
Sanja Trpkovic PhD Interpersonal Behavior, Deviance and Social Control, Subculture and Urban Sociology. Dissertation Title: Behind Masks into the Fantasy: Sensual Soirees in Manhattan
Luis Tsukayama Cisneros PhD  
Lina Villegas PhD  
Wendy Washington PhD  
Elizabeth Ziff PhD Reproductive Technologies, Class/Stratification, Science Studies
Jeffrey Zimmerman PhD Culture, Economy, Science & Knowledge
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