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Current Graduate Students

Daniel Bagnall
Areas:  Medical Sociology, Urban Sociology, Labor

Malysa Battaglia
Areas: Childhood development within LGBT families; Decision-making processes of same-sex couples

Aysegul Balta Ozgen
Areas: International Migration, Qualitative Methods, Law and Social Policy

Christopher Bosley
Areas: Medical Sociology, concentrating on Emergency Medical Services

Erica Boyce
Areas: Drug Policy, Crime, Health

Alexander Capella
Areas: Class based inequality and Sociology of Religion

Cassidy Castiglione
Areas: Medical Sociology, Health Disparities, Environmental Sociology, Quantitative Methods

Yu-An Chen
Areas: Health Disparities, Medical Sociology, Food, Environmental Sociology, Quantitative Methods

Hsiao-Wen Chiang
Areas: Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Urban Sociology

Michael Cimasi
Areas: Law & Society, Higher Education, Organizations and Institutions, Urban Sociology & Medical Gentrification

Natasha Clark
Areas: Families, Community Development

Jack Clarke
Areas: Contemporary Theory; Cultural Sociology; Urban Sociology; Qualitative Methods

Jessica Coley
Areas: Race, Residential Segregation, Gentrification

Kristen Connolly
Areas: Drugs and Addiction, Crime and the Law, Inequality

Shiyue Cui
Areas: Sociology of Law, Social Policy, Work and Labor

Willis Danielson
Areas: Urban & Community, Technology

Camry Dean
Areas: Law and Government, Social and Comparative Policy, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Studies

Scott Denk
Areas: Gender Inequality, Race Inequality, Symbolic Interactionism, and Qualitative Studies

Kiera Duckworth
Areas: Gender, Sexuality, & the Body; Mixed Methods; Sociology of Sport; Health Behaviors

Paul Durlak
Areas: Sociology of Law, Disability & Society, Work, Teaching Sociology, Organizations & Institutions, Social Theory

Zachary Evans
Areas: Law and Public Policy, Social Behavior, Cultural Institutions, Neoliberalism

Wanda Garcia
Areas: Child Welfare, Racial Inequality, and Crime

Sarah Glann
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Medical Sociology, Sociology of Gender

Gregory Hall
Areas: Criminology, Urban, Small Group Culture, Homelessness

Sarah Hussain
Areas: Medical Sociology, Racial and Ethnic Inequality, Sociology of the Life Course, Quantitative Methods Research

Kharuna Jaichandra
Areas: Social Inequality (Disability), Medical Sociology, the Life Course approach and Sociology of Education

Eileen Keh
Areas: Family, Aging, Health, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, East Asia

Adonis Kernen
Areas: Social Theory (Classical and Contemporary), The Self, Research Methodology (Quantitative and Qualitative), Social Inequality, Social Stratification

Albert Kim
Areas: Immigration, Life Course, Gender, Sexuality

Vinay Kumar
Areas: Theory; Culture; Urban Sociology; Sociology of Morality; Knowledge and Science

Byung Soo Lee
Areas: Sociology of Family, Immigration, Inequality, Life Course, and Sociology of Education

Seon Yup Lee
Areas:  Citizenship, Transnationalism, International Students, Globalization

Cheyenne Lonobile
Areas: Social Structures and Institutions, Social Policy, Social Constructionism and Gender

Wei Luo
Areas: Quantitative Research Methods, Sociology of Health

Lauren Majewski
Areas: Sociology of Law, Sociology of Gender, Criminology

Donna Manion
Areas: Gender, Transgender, and Queer Subcultures; Medical Industry; Mental Illness; Military

Natalia Marte
Areas: Critical Race Theory, Law, Mass Incarceration and Policing

Patrick McDonald
Areas: Race; Class; Sociology of Education

Matthew McLeskey
Areas: Sociology of Poverty, Sociology of Law, Urban Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Sociological and Social Theory

Tenzin Metok
Areas: Immigration, Gender Inequality, Refugee Studies

Brandon Noga
Areas: Sociology of Education, Family and the Life Course, Law and Social Policy, Social Psychology, Social Inequality

Laura Obernesser
Areas: Family and family inequalities; Aging, gender, and the life course; Generations and society; Kinship relationships and care work; Social theory; Qualitative methods

Jolin Ooi
Areas: Sociology of Art, Urban Sociology

Richard Patti
Areas: Poverty and Inequality

Matthew Perry
Areas: Medical Sociology, Aging and Life Course, Quantitative Methods, Family

Watoii Rabii
Areas: Inequality, Immigration, Urban Sociology, Crime and Deviance, and Social Theory

Margaret Rex
Areas: Political Sociology, Political Extremism and Anti-governmentality, Social Stratification

Fernando Rodriguez Leon
Areas: Immigration, Masculinity, Drugs, Violence, Sports

Diana Samardzic
Areas: Statistics; Economic Sociology of Immigration; Quantitative Research; Gender

Julia Schoonover
Areas: Human Rights, Law and Social Policy, Gender, and Inequality

Jennifer Schweitzer
Areas: Gender, Social Inequalities, Criminology, Social Policy, Law

Youlhee Seo
Areas: Adolescence, Socialization, Lifecourse

Anamika Sharma
Areas: Ethnicity and Refugee Assimilation; Qualitative Methods

Jared Strohl
Areas: Social Theory, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, Race, Class & Inequality, Food, Culture

Joanne Tompkins
Areas: Medical Sociology, Aging, Life Course, Food, Quantitative Methods

Logan Valenty
Areas:  Social Psychology, Criminology, Stigma

Stephanie Valenzuela Preciado
Areas: Crime, Deviance, Race, Stratification, Immigration

Siqi Wang
Areas: Inequality in Health, Cultural Participation

Miranda Workman
Areas:  Interspecies interactions (anthrozoology), Public Policy and Law related to human-animal issues, death and grief, Environmental Sociology, Families, and Theory

Yulin Yang
Areas: Immigration, Health, Aging and Life Course, Quantitative Method

Yaqi Yuan
Areas: Sociology of Law, Sociology of Families, Medical Sociology