Graduate Students

  • Samantha Agarwal

    BA, The Ohio State University

    Research Interests:  Agrarian political economy, labor movements, historical capitalism, India

  • Rishi Awatramani

    BA, Vassar College

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

  • Lucas Sorzano Azambuja

    MA, Stony Brook University

    Research Interests:  Political economy, social theory, neoliberalism, Brazil and Latin America

  • Joseph Boselovic

    MA, University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests:  Schooling, inequality, mobility

  • Rachel Butler

    MA, University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests:  Race, poverty, and family Life

  • Jochebed Cadet

    BA, University of Maryland College Park

    Research Interests:  Social inequality, social policy, education, urban sociology

  • Alvin Camba

    MA, Binghamton University

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

  • Elayne Cardoso de Morais

    BA, University of Campinas

    Research Interests:  Brazil, political instability & mass media, neoliberalism & inequality, and democracy & development

  • JaQuon Epps

    MA, George Washington University

    Research Interests:  Medical, urban, racial studies, spatial demography

  • Zhicao Fang

    MA, University of Chicago

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

  • Aabid Firdausi

    MPhil, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

    Research Interests:  Labor, political economy

  • Jacqueline Groccia

    BA & MA, George Washington University

  • Maria Jose Haro Sly

    LLM, Renmin University of China

    Research Interests:  China, Latin America, world systems, political economy

  • Gorana Ilic

    MA, University of Chicago

    Research Interests:  Social environment, family, school neighborhoods

  • Conrad Jacober

    BA, Kenyon College

    Research Interests:  Financialization, inequality, injustice, and exploitation

  • Minhyoung Kang

    MA, Seoul National University

    Research Interests:  Globalization, inequality, labor movements

  • Manaswini Karthik

    MA, SOAS University of London

    Research Interests:  Dispossession, labour, agrarian change, capital accumulation

  • Holly Koogler

    MA, Stanford University

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

  • Jiwon Lee

    MA, Hanyang University

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

  • Guowei Liang

    MA, Sun Yat-Sen University

    Research Interests:  Development, migration and labor market in China, comparative-historical sociology, global capitalism

  • Jingting Liang

    MPhil, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Research Interests:  China, labor movement

  • Sebastian Link Chaparro

    BA & MA, Universidad de Chile

    Research Interests:  Chile, theory, markets, neoliberalism, labor movements

  • Tiantian Liu

    BA, University of Michigan

    Research Interests:  Local political institutions, rural economy and market

  • Mingtang Liu

    MA, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    Research Interests:  China, social forces, world systems

  • Shirley Lung

    MA, Georgetown University

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

  • Rhiannon Miller

    MA, Columbia University

    Research Interests:  Family, social demography, gender, inequality and mobility, crime, quantitative methods, and computational social science

  • Ahmed Mori

    JD, Columbia Law School

    Research Interests:  Economic and governance systems

  • Kiara Nerenberg

    BA, University of Chicago

    Research Interests:  Education, neighborhoods, family, segregation, social stratification, social policy

  • Corey Payne

    BA, Johns Hopkins University

    Research Interests:  Economic development, political economy, social unrest, labor struggles, global governance, historical capitalism

  • Jasmine Cha Sausedo

    BA, Texas A&M University

    Research Interests:  Education, inequality, labor, mobility, stratification

  • Sonal Sharma

    MA, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi

    Research Interests:  Sociological theory, research methods and labor

  • Durgesh Solanki

    MA, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

    Research Interests:  Development, inequality, stratification, informal labor, social movements

  • Mohammad Tootkaboni

    BA, Hunter College

    Research Interests:  Social movements, revolutions and transition of societies to capitalism

  • Smriti Upadhyay

    MA, University of Warwick, UK

    Research Interests:  Labor and social movements, development, India

  • Yifeng Wan

    BA, Zhejiang University

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

  • Alexandra Williams

    MPP, University of Michigan

    Research Interests:  School, neighborhood communities, education

  • Xingyun Wu

    MA, University of Chicago

    Research Interests:  Education, migration, demography, methodology, comparative studies

  • Xiao Yu

    MA, Pennsylvania State University

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