Meet Our Graduate Students

PhD students

Name Email Areas of Interest
Daniel Bagnall Medical Sociology, Urban Sociology, Labor
Christopher Bosley Medical Sociology, Occupations and Work, Research Methods
Gabriela Ceja Morales Sociology of work and industry; Labor markets; Corporate impact; Social inequality; Environmental justice
Yu-An Chen Health Disparities, Medical Sociology, Food, Environmental Sociology, Quantitative Methods
Michael Cimasi Law & Society, Higher Education, Organizations and Institutions, Urban Sociology & Medical Gentrification
J Coley Race, Residential Segregation, Gentrification
Shiyue Cui Sociology of Law, Social Policy, Work and Labor
Kathleen D'Alfonso Gerontology, Life Course, Sociology of Health and Illness, Social Inequality, Latino Paradox, Cumulative Disadvantage
Ayesha Datta  Internal and global migration, statelessness, markers of identity, gender, informal sectors of work, refugee livelihood, unpaid care work
Sara DiPasquale Inequalities among marginalized identities, specifically gender and sexuality; language patterns
Zachary Evans Public Policy, Political Economy, Media, Urban Economics, Political Demography
Chandler Fairbanks Gender, Sexuality, Masculinity, Childhood, Media, Qualitative Methods
Francisco Figueroa Racial and Economic Residential Segregation, Law and Social Policy, Social Structure and Personality, Self and Self-Concept
Asli Guler Gender, Family, Inequality, Organizations, Environmental Sociology
Rui Huang

Medical Sociology; Illness and inequality; Pain; Life Course, Quantitative Methods

Emily Jauch Gender; Sex and sexuality; The body; Reproductive politics; Health; Qualitative methods
Eileen Keh Family, Aging, Health, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, East Asia
Byung Soo Lee Sociology of Family, Immigration, Inequality, Life Course, and Sociology of Education
Jiaying Lin Law & Society; Life Course; Chinese Studies
Ting-Hui Lin Social policy; Social welfare; Disability studies; Aging and the life course; Inequality; Qualitative Methods
Natalia Marte Sociology of Law, Criminology, Critical Race Theory, Policing and Prisons, Social Inequality
Matthew McLeskey Urban sociology; Social & sociological theory; Law & society; Qualitative methods; Poverty & inequalities; Environmental sociology; Social problems; Cultural sociology
Laura Obernesser Family and family inequalities; Aging, gender, and the life course; Health and wellbeing, Generations and society; Kinship relationships and care work; Qualitative methods
Oluwafisayo Ogundoro Gender, Work, Childcare, Family, Social Policy

Anupriya Pandey Theory, Culture and Environment, Inequality, Qualitative methods
Surabhi Pant Environmental Sociology, Political Economy, Classical and Contemporary Theory, Qualitative Methods, Gender and Development
Margaret Rex Political Sociology, Political Extremism and Anti-governmentality, Social Stratification
Julia Schoonover Human Rights, Immigration, Law & Social Policy
Youlhee Seo Adolescence, Socialization, Lifecourse
Srushti Upadhyay Sex and sexuality; The body; Sociology of Gender; Criminology
Siqi Wang Inequality in Health, Cultural Participation
Zhe Wang Urban Sociology, Culture, Family
Ayrlia Welch Occupations and Work, Aging, Life Course, Family, and Sociology of Higher Education, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Michelle Williams Work and labor, gender and sexuality, the working class, rural sociology
Zhe (Rachel) Zhang Urban sociology; Gender studies; Quantitative methods

Master's students

Name Email Areas of Interest
Aissata Barry  
Stephen Brown Environmental Sociology, Happiness, Poverty, Occupations and Work, Technology, Social Inequality
Jeremy Carr Criminology; Incarceration policy reform; Criminal justice & punishment; Deviance & recidivism
Miranda Farthing Violent serial offenders, Childhood effects on crime, the Macdonald Triad
Yuhang Li Theory; Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology
Dominic Nappo Gender and Sexuality; Bioethics
Grace Sementilli Urban sociology, wealth disparities, housing discrimination, sociology of families
Gillian Skidmore Environmental Sociology; Animal Studies
Chang (Rita) Yu Medical Sociology; Poverty; Social Inequality; Rural Issues in China