Graduate Students

  • Samantha Agarwal

    BA, The Ohio State University

    sagarw32@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Social injustice, globalization, financial inequality, land grabs and politics of dispossession

  • Rishi Awatramani

    BA, Vassar College

    rawatra1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Global political economy, labor and social movements in the U.S. and India, historic and contemporary capitalism, national liberation

  • Rachel Butler

    MA, University of Pennsylvania

    rbutle25@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Social dynamics and networks in low-income communities

  • Alvin Camba

    MA, Binghamton University

    acamba1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Global political economy, environmental history, political sociology, capitalism and global China in Southeast Asia

  • Elayne Cardosa de Morais

    BA, University of Campinas

  • Valentina Dallona

    MA, University College London

    vdallon1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Austerity and the rise of the far right, historic and contemporary capitalism, labor and social movements

  • Yige Dong

    MA, University of Chicago

    ydong6@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Socialist experiences, international development, welfare institutions and gender

  • Stephanie D’Souza

    BA, University of Maryland, College Park

    sdsouza5@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Inequality in the education system and labor market, transition to adulthood low income youth in the U.S.

  • Zhicao Fang

    MA, University of Chicago

    zfang8@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Political and comparative-historical sociology, global political economy, state-society relations in China

  • Robert Francis

    MA, University of Chicago

    rfranc15@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Poverty, social policy, rural communities, religion, nonprofit organizations

  • Phil Garboden

    MPP, Johns Hopkins University,

    pgarbod1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Social inequality, housing, neighborhoods, race, ethnicity, class

  • Lingli Huang

    BA, China University of Political Science and Law

    lhuang23@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Migration and urbanization, labor studies, social inequality and class, historical and comparative development studies

  • Conrad Jacober

    BA, Kenyon College

    jacober@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Financialization, inequality, injustice, and exploitation

  • Ricado Jacobs

    BA, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

    rjacob21@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: World historical capitalism, labor studies, social movements

  • Christine Jang

    MA, Columbia University

    cjang4@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Urban sociology, education, housing, racial and ethnic inequality

  • Minhyoung Kang

    MA, Seoul National University

    mkang25@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Globalization, inequality, labor movements

  • Holly Koogler

    MA, Stanford University

    hhowell2@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Immigrant students and their role in achievement as defined by school completion and standardized test scores

  • Sefika Kumral

    BA, KOC University

    skumral@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Labor and social movements, comparative historical sociology, facism, right wing movements

  • Jiwon Lee

    MA, Hanyang University

    Research Interests: Social stratification, social demography, sociology of education, and race/ethnicity/immigration

  • Julie Lee

    BA, Rutgers University

    jukim@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Immigration, health disparities, segregation, poverty, transition to adulthood, urban sociology, social policy

  • Guowei Liang

    MA, Sun Yat-Sen University

    gliang4@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Labor movement in China

  • Tiantian Liu

    BA, University of Michigan

    tliu49@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Local political institutions, rural economy and market

  • Anne-Marie Livingstone

    MA, McGill University, Montreal

    aliving6@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Race, inequality, poverty, social policy and the state

  • Shirley Lung

    MA, Georgetown University

    slung1@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Race, ethnicity, immigration, education, social stratification

  • Rhiannon Miller

    MA, Columbia University

    rmill128@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Class mobility and social stratification

  • Charlie Mitchell

    BA., Trinity University

    cmitch53@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Education, racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps, political and social justice

  • Kiara Nerenberg

    BA, University of Chicago

    kmnerenberg@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Education, family, neighborhoods

  • Corey Payne

    BA, Johns Hopkins University

    cpayne20@jhu.edu

  • Anna Rhodes

    BA, Boston College

    arhodes6@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Sociology of education, social stratification, sociology of race and ethnicity

  • Sonal Sharma

    MA, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi

    Research Interests: Sociological theory, research methods and labor

  • Elizabeth Talbert

    MPP, University of Michigan

    etalber2@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Gender, social inequality, education

  • Daniel Thompson

    BA, Purdue University

    dthomps@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Comparative political economy, global inequality, historical materialism, panel data analysis, comparative-historical methods

  • Smriti Upadhyay

    supadhy5@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Labor and social movements, development, India

  • Yifeng Wan

    BA, Zhejiang University

    yifengwan@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Sociological theory, research methods, stratification and mobility, social inequality, demographic processes and social networks

  • Han (John) Woo

    BA, University of Chicago

    hwoo4@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Sociology of mental health, aging and life course, stratification and inequality, education, demography, health and behavior

  • Allison Young

    BA, University of Chicago

    ayoung 84@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Social inequality, poverty, family, education, housing

  • Xiao Yu

    MA, Pennsylvania State University

    xyu26@jhu.edu

    Research Interests: Sociology of education, internal and international migration, gender, social inequality, quantitative methods