Brian Brown, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.S., Arizona State University, 2010.
Interests: education, race, gender
Wei-ting Chen, email@example.com
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2010, B.A., University of California at Davis, 2005.
Interests: poverty, social policy, family, consumption, and food system research
Barbara Condliffe, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Brooklyn College, 2007, B.A., Bowdoin College, 2004.
Interests: sociology of education, urban poverty, racial and gender inequality
Valentina Dallona, email@example.com
M.A., University College London, 2011. B.A., University of Padua, 2009
Interests: land tenure clarification and land-grabbing, law and capital, agrarian communities
Yige Dong, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., University of Chicago, 2009. B.A., University of Hong Kong, 2007.
Interests: socialist experiences, international development, welfare institutions and gender
Stephanie D’Souza, email@example.com
B.A., University of Maryland College Park, 2005.
Interests: inequality in the education system and labor market, transition to adulthood for low income youth in the US
B. Cetin Eren, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Bogaziçi University, 2000.
Interests: historical sociology, labor and social movements.
Sol Espinoza, email@example.com
M.PA., Princeton University, 2002. B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1999.
Interests: social inequality, social policy, social structures, marginalization.
Angela Estacion, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Tufts University, 1997.
Interests: sociology of the family, sociology of education, social stratification, transition to adulthood, immigration, child and family policies
Phil Garboden, email@example.com
M.P.P., Johns Hopkins University, 2011. B.A., Swarthmore College, 2002.
Interests: social inequality, housing, neighborhoods, race, ethnicity, class.
Burak Gurel, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Bogazici University, Modern Turkish History, 2004. B.A., Dokuz Eylul University, Internat’l Relations, 2002.
Interests: political economy, historical sociology, political economy of agrarian change, labor & social movements
Office Hours: Wednesday & Friday, 12:00-1:00 in Mergenthaler 231
Lingli Huang, email@example.com
B.A. China University of Political Science and Law, 2002.
Interests: migration and urbanization, labor studies, social inequality and class, historical and comparative development studies
Ricado Jacobs, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. University of the Western Cape – South Africa, 1994.
Interests: world historical capitalism, labor studies, social movements
Office Hours: By appointment in Mergenthaler 514
M.A., Seoul National University, 2007. B.A., Seoul National University, 2004.
Interests: globalization, inequality, labor movements
Office Hours: Wednesday, 3:00-4:00 in BLC Lounge
Sahan Savas Karatasli, email@example.com
B.A., KOC University, 2004.
Interests: political economy of development, global inequalities, labor and student movements, rise and fall of hegemonies, theories of social justice.
Office Hours: Wednesday, 1:00-3:00 in Macaulay 102
Holly Koogler, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Stanford University, 2009. B.A., Emory University, 2007.
Interests: immigrant students and their role in achievement as defined by school completion and standardized test scores
Sika Koudou, email@example.com
B. A., Xavier University of Louisiana, 2007.
Interests: children and the family, racial and ethnic-minorities, trans-nationalism.
Office Hours: Monday, 10:45-11:45 in Mergenthaler 557A
Sefika Kumral, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., KOC University, 2006.
Interests:labor and social movements, comparative historical sociology, facism, right wing movements.
Julie Lee, email@example.com
B.A., Rutgers University- Rutgers College, 2005.
Interests: immigration, health disparities, segregation, poverty, transition to adulthood, urban sociology, social policy.
Yao Li (on the academic job market), firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Peking University, 2007. B.A. University of International Business and Economics, 2004. Ph.D. Date: May 2014 (expected). Dissertation Title: “Informal Norms and Protest Space in Authoritarian China”
Areas of Research/Teaching: Political sociology; social movements; development; comparative and historical sociology; China
Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 11:00-1:00 in Mergenthaler 563
Guowei Liang, email@example.com
M.A., Sun Yat-Sen University, 2012. B.A. Taiyuan University of Technology, 2009
Interests: labor movement in China
Anne-Marie Livingstone, firstname.lastname@example.org
1998, MA in Sociology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
Interests: race, inequality, poverty, social policy and the state
Office Hours: Wednesday, 12:00-2:00 in Mergenthaler 563
Matthew Messel, email@example.com
B.A., Texas Christian University, 2009.
Interests: transition to adulthood, sociology of families, education, and religion
Charlie Mitchell, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Trinity University, 2011.
Interests: education, racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps, political and social justice
Robert Nathenson, email@example.com
Msc, University of Oxford, 2006. B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2005.
Interests: social stratification, immigration, sociology of education, cross-national comparative sociology
Office Hours: Wednesday, 11:00-1:00 in Mergenthaler 511
Ryan Nielsen, firstname.lastname@example.org
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2012.
Interests: Maoist revolutions, South Asian social movements, Marxist theory, imperialism, and class in developing countries
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday from 2:00-3:00 in Mergenthaler 518A
Daniel Pasciuti, email@example.com
B.S., University of California, Riverside, 2004.
Interests: historical and contemporary urbanization, urban development and inequality, comparative civilizations and world cultures, political-economy, world systems, quantitative methods, medical sociology.
Office Hours: Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 in Mergenthaler 241
Michael Reese, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.S., Virginia Tech, 1995. M.Ed., University of Virginia, 1997.
Interests: diffusion of innovations, sociology of education, quantitative methods
Anna Rhodes, email@example.com
B.A., Boston College, 2010.
Interests: sociology of education, social stratification, sociology of race and ethnicity.
Stephanie Slates, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.S., University of New Orleans, 2008, B.A., Harvard University, 2002.
Interests: urban poverty, racial inequality, housing policy and residential mobility, sociology of education
Elizabeth Talbert, email@example.com
M.P.P, University of Michigan, 2011. M.S., Pace University, 2007. B.A., Yale University, 2005.
Interests: gender, social inequality, education.
Office Hours: Thursday, 10:00-12:00 in Mergenthaler 524C
Daniel Thompson, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Purdue University, 2008.
Interests: comparative political economy, global inequality, historical materialism, panel data analysis, comparative-historical methods.
Office Hours: Thursday, 3:00-4:00 in Mergenthaler 537
Smriti Upadhyay, email@example.com
M.A., University of Warwick, UK, 2009. B.A., McGill University, Canada, 2008
Interests: Labor and social movements, development, India
Office Hours: Thursday, 1:00-2:00 in Mergenthaler 559
Christian Villenas, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2006. M.S., New School University, 2002. B.A., New York University, 1998.
Interests: sociology of education, sociology of disability, sociology of sports, sociology of aging, diffusion of innovation, racial inequality, status attainment, teachers and teaching, popular culture, and quantitative methodology.
Siri Warkentien, email@example.com
B.A., B.M. Northwestern University, 2003.
Interests: sociology of education, social inequality, quantitative methods, mixed methods research
Erik Westlund, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.Sc., University of Oxford, 2007. B.A., University of Maryland, 2006.
Interests: sociology of education, research design and statistical methods, social theory, technology
Han (John) Woo, email@example.com
B.A. (Economics), The University of Chicago, 1995.
Interests: sociology of mental health, aging and life course, stratification and inequality, education, demography, health and behavior
Office Hours: Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 in BLC Cafe
Xiao Yu, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2013. B.A., Peking University, 2011
Interests: internal and international migration, social stratification
Nazish Zafar, email@example.com
B.A. Carleton College, 2007.
Interests: survival and growth of small businesses in relation to external conditions such as government policies, social mobility and urban development, child welfare institutions
Office Hours: Friday, 11:00-1:00 in Levering Lounge