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Sociology Student Directory

  • First name Last name Email Degree Area of Study
    Nuri Akin akinn904@newschool.edu PhD
    Ariana Ali alia474@newschool.edu PhD
    Fatemah Alqabandi alqaf424@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
    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
    Scott Beck becks944@newschool.edu PhD
    Anna Blumberg bluma410@newschool.edu PhD
    Alissa Boguslaw bogua624@newschool.edu PhD Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, State & Institution-Building in Kosovo, Transitional Justice
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    Zoe Carey carez648@newschool.edu PhD
    Maria Ignacia Castellon Ramirez castm703@newschool.edu PhD
    Feng Chen chenf420@newschool.edu PhD
    Maria Christoforou chrim793@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.
    Bahareh Ebne Alian ebneb454@newschool.edu PhD
    Kumiko Endo endok750@newschool.edu PhD Cultural sociology and economic sociology with an emphasis on intimate/family life. Area of expertise: Japan, East Asia. Other research interests: globalization; religion; second modernity.
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    Henri Ergas ergah567@newschool.edu PhD
    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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    Patrick Gilger gilgp615@newschool.edu PhD
    Kiril Glavev glavevk@newschool.edu PhD
    Francisco David Gonzalez Camelo gonzf639@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 Research focuses on themes in urban sociology- The revitalization of cities, gentrification, urban design, race and ethnicity. Subject areas include the use of media such as data, mapping and visualization and the sociology of culture with regard to artists shaping the urban landscape in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
    David Janes janed422@newschool.edu PhD War memory in Northeast Asia, economic sociology, sociology of education
    Changho Jo joc616@newschool.edu PhD
    Bettine Josties jostb343@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 Political and Cultural Sociology, Sociolinguistics, Subcultures, Sociology of the Body, Sociology of Art, Feminist Theory, Content Analysis, History of Cultural Diplomacy
    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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    Chih-Yuan Lin linc939@newschool.edu PhD
    Lisa Lipscomb lipsl047@newschool.edu PhD
    Ye Liu liuy148@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
    Anna Matthiesen matta644@newschool.edu PhD
    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.
    Gay Lebohang Mokwena mokwg590@newschool.edu PhD
    Olimpia Mosteanu mosto995@newschool.edu PhD
    Frederico Oliveira olivf238@newschool.edu PhD Brazilian Higher Education Policy and Foreign Relations, Role of Higher Education in (re-)Defining the Relations Between Nations
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    David Peppas peppd886@newschool.edu PhD
    Robert Proverb provr436@newschool.edu PhD
    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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    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
    Zachary Sunderman sundz695@newschool.edu PhD
    Agnes Szanyi szana218@newschool.edu PhD
    Bahar Tabakoglu tabab174@newschool.edu PhD Political Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Labor, Modern Turkey & India, Civil Society and State Theory, Social Movements, Historical-Comparative Sociology, Research Methods
    Hasan Ertug Tombus tombh271@newschool.edu PhD
    Luis Tsukayama Cisneros tsukl431@newschool.edu PhD
    Zeynep Goyak Utsun ustuz609@newschool.edu PhD
    Shaowen Wang wangs831@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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    Jeffrey Zimmerman zimmj326@newschool.edu PhD
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