Rishi Awatramani, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Vassar College, 2002.
Wei-ting Chen, email@example.com (Completed August 2014)
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 (Completed August 2014)
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
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00, Mergenthaler 258
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
Office Hours: Mondays, 4:00-5:00, Mergenthaler 555
Stephanie D’Souza, email@example.com
B.A., University of Maryland College Park, 2005.
Interests: inequality in the education system & labor market, transition to adulthood low income youth in the US
B. Cetin Eren, firstname.lastname@example.org (Completed August 2014)
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.
Office Hours: Thursdays, 12:00-2:00, Levering Cafe
Zhicao Fang, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., University of Chicago, 2012. B.A., Sun Yat-Sen University, 2011.
Interests:Political and comparative-historical sociology, global political economy, state-society relations in China
Robert Francis, email@example.com
M.A., University of Chicago, 2006. B.A., Wheaton College (IL), 1999.
Interests: poverty, social policy, rural communities, religion, nonprofit organizations
Phil Garboden, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.P.P., Johns Hopkins University, 2011. B.A., Swarthmore College, 2002.
Interests: social inequality, housing, neighborhoods, race, ethnicity, class.
Burak Gurel, email@example.com
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: Mondays, 3:00-4:00, Brody Learning Commons
Lingli Huang, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
B.A. University of the Western Cape – South Africa, 1994.
Interests: world historical capitalism, labor studies, social movements
Minhyoung Kang, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., Seoul National University, 2007. B.A., Seoul National University, 2004.
Interests: globalization, inequality, labor movements
Sahan Savas Karatasli, Post-Doc, email@example.com
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2014. B.A., KOC University, 2004.
Interests: Comparative-historical sociology with a focus on social movements (including nationalist movements, labor unrest and revolutions); contemporary and historical processes of globalization and financialization; stratification, inequality, social change and development.
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10:00-12:00, Mergenthaler 258
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.
Sefika Kumral, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., KOC University, 2006.
Interests:labor and social movements, comparative historical sociology, facism, right wing movements.
Office Hours: Thursdays, 1:00-3:00, Greenhouse 210
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 2015 (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: Wednesdays, 2:30-4:30, 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
Office Hours: Fridays, 2:30-3:30, Mergenthaler 561B
Anne-Marie Livingstone, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1998.
Interests: race, inequality, poverty, social policy and the state
Matthew Messel, email@example.com
B.A., Texas Christian University, 2009.
Interests: transition to adulthood, sociology of families, education, and religion
Office Hours: Thursdays, 10:00-11:00, Brody Learning Commons
Charlie Mitchell, firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A., Trinity University, 2011.
Interests: education, racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps, political and social justice
Ryan Nielsen, email@example.com
BA, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2012.
Interests: Maoist revolutions, South Asian social movements, Marxism, imperialism, class in developing countries
Office Hours: Mondays, 2:00-4:00, Mergenthaler 518A
Daniel Pasciuti, Post-Doc, firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD, Johns Hopkins University. 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: Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 (or by appt), Mergenthaler 258
Syed Shozab Raza, email@example.com
M.Phil.,University of Oxford, 2013. B.A., University of Toronto, 2011.
Interests: agrarian change, political economy of development, social and political movements, ethnography, Marxism, Pakistan.
Michael Reese, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.Ed., University of Virginia, 1997. B.S., Virginia Tech, 1995.
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.
Elizabeth Talbert, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.P.P, University of Michigan, 2011. M.S., Pace University, 2007. B.A., Yale University, 2005.
Interests: gender, social inequality, education.
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00, Mergenthaler 541
Daniel Thompson, email@example.com
B.A., Purdue University, 2008.
Interests: comparative political economy, global inequality, historical materialism, panel data analysis, comparative-historical methods.
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 11:00-12:00 (or by appt), Mergenthaler 537
Smriti Upadhyay, firstname.lastname@example.org
M.A., University of Warwick, UK, 2009. B.A., McGill University, Canada, 2008
Interests: Labor and social movements, development, India
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 10:00-12:00, Mergenthaler 258
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., University of Chicago, 1995.
Interests: sociology of mental health, aging and life course, stratification and inequality, education, demography, health and behavior
Office Hours: Fridays, 4:00-5:00, Brody Learning Commons
Allison Young, ayoung firstname.lastname@example.org
B.A. University of Chicago, 2011.
Interests: social inequality, poverty, family, education, housing
Xiao Yu, email@example.com
M.A., Pennsylvania State University, 2013. B.A., Peking University, 2011
Interests: internal and international migration, social stratification
Nazish Zafar, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Fridays, 12:00-1:00, Gilman Atrium