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Sociology Student Directory

  • First name Last name Email Degree Area of Study
    Nuri Akin PhD
    Ahad Ali PhD Sociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology Studies, Public Sphere, Media Studies, Data Mapping, Digital Cultures, Research Methods.
    Ariana Ali PhD
    Fatemah Alqabandi PhD
    Guillermina Altomonte PhD Care work, domestic and service labor, feminist theory, cultural economic sociology, sociology of the family, qualitative methods
    Tania Aparicio Morales PhD Cultural production, organizational theory, economic sociology, sociology of art, work, ethnography
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    Yesenia Aponte-Melendez PhD
    Berfu Aygenc Akman PhD
    Manuela Badilla Rajevic PhD
    Scott Beck PhD
    Anna Blumberg PhD
    Alissa Boguslaw PhD Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, State & Institution-Building in Kosovo, Transitional Justice
    Zoe Carey PhD
    Maria Ignacia Castellon Ramirez PhD
    Feng Chen PhD
    Maria Christoforou PhD
    Fabiola de Lachica Huerta PhD
    Douglas De Toledo Piza 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 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 PhD
    Kumiko Endo 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 PhD
    Rezvaneh Ganji PhD Human Rights (social and economic rights), Structural and Political Violence, Global Governance, Economic Sanctions, “social” dimensions of Sustainable Development
    Tamsyn Laura Gilbert PhD Sociology of Art, Digital Sociology, Sociology of Media, New Media Art, Feminism, Cyberfeminism
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    Patrick Gilger PhD
    Kiril Glavev PhD
    Francisco David Gonzalez Camelo PhD
    Emmanuel Guerisoli 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.
    Meredith Hall 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 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 PhD War memory in Northeast Asia, economic sociology, sociology of education
    Changho Jo PhD
    Bettine Josties PhD
    Sidra Kamran PhD
    Mayuko Kawai PhD
    Aysegul Kayagil PhD
    Andrew Kloppe PhD
    Franziska Konig Paratore PhD Political and Cultural Sociology, Sociolinguistics, Subcultures, Sociology of the Body, Sociology of Art, Feminist Theory, Content Analysis, History of Cultural Diplomacy
    Karolina Koziura 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 PhD
    Lisa Lipscomb PhD
    Ye Liu PhD
    Anat Livshits PhD Sociology of religion, feminist theory, sociology of family, sociology of culture
    Sai Madivala PhD
    Santiago Mandirola PhD
    Anna Matthiesen PhD
    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.
    Gay Lebohang Mokwena PhD
    Olimpia Mosteanu PhD
    Frederico Oliveira PhD Brazilian Higher Education Policy and Foreign Relations, Role of Higher Education in (re-)Defining the Relations Between Nations
    David Peppas PhD
    Robert Proverb PhD
    Jussara Raxlen 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.
    Tim Rosenkranz 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.
    Ayako Sairenji PhD Sociology of Religion, Immigration, Asian Americans (esp. Japanese and Japanese Americans)
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    Harrison Schultz PhD Political sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory
    Zachary Sunderman PhD
    Agnes Szanyi PhD
    Bahar Tabakoglu 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 PhD
    Luis Tsukayama Cisneros PhD
    Zeynep Goyak Ustun PhD
    Shaowen Wang PhD
    Taebum Yoo PhD
    Elizabeth Ziff 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.
    Jeffrey Zimmerman PhD