Current Students

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Colin Arnold

B.A. Political Science, Loyola Marymount University, 2015

Research Interests:
Politcal Sociology/Political Economy, Economic Sociology, Globalization
 and Global Capitalism, Social and Labor Movements

Anna Cameron

Anna Cameron

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2016
B.A., Political Studies, Queen's University - Ontario, CA, 2013

Josh Chen

Josh Chen

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2016
M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary, 2006
B.A., English, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2002

Denise Deutschlander

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2014
M.A., Sociology, University of Vienna, 2008
B.A., Sociology, University of Puget Sound - WA, 2005

Research Interests: Higher Education, Stratification (Class Inequality), Family, Causal Inference Methods, Mixed Methods, Education Policy

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Brooke Dinsmore

B.A., Sociology, Connecticut College, New London, CT, 2014

Kara Fitzgibbon

Kara Fitzgibbon

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2013
B.A., Sociology/Religion, Washington and Lee University - Lexington, VA, 2011

Research Interests:
Religion, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration
and Survey Methodology

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Joris Gjata

Joris Gjata

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2012
M.A., International Political Economy, London School of Economics, 2009
B.S., International Relations, Middle East Technical University - Ankara, Turkey, 2008

Research Interests:
Economic Sociology and International Political Economy,
Political Sociology, Comparative-Historical Sociology, Sociology of Ideas, Organizations, Social Change Theories

Alida Goffinski

M.S.W., Social Work, Indiana University - Indianapolis, Indiana, 2013
B.S.W., Social Work, Indiana University - Indianapolis, Indiana, 2012

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Jaime Hartless

Jaime Hartless

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2012
M.Sc., Sociology, University of Oxford - UK, 2010
B.A., Sociology/Anthropology, Randolph-Macon Woman's College - Lynchburg, VA, 2009

Research Interests:
Religion, American Fundamentalism, Gender and Sexuality

Fauzia Husain

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2014
M.A., Media & Public Affairs, George Washington University, 2009
B.A., Fine Art, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture - Karachi, 2001

Research Interests:
Culture, Gender, Postcolonial Sociology, Globalization and Security

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Su Yeone Jeon

M.A., International Economic Policy, Columbia University, 2016
M.Sc., Sustainability Management, Columbia University, 2012
B.A., International Agriculture and Rural Development Cornell University, 2010

Sarah Johnson

B.A., Sociology, University of North Texas, 2013
B.A., Radio, Television, and Film, University of North Texas, 2013

Research Interests:
Gender, Media, Culture

Elene Kekelia

M.A., Cultural Studies, Ilia State University, 2011 
B.A., Political Sciences, Ilia State University 2008

Dinsmore Pik Man Lin

M.A., Comparative and Public History, The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, 2011
B.A., Sociology, Peking University, 2008

Yen-Yu Lin

M.A., Political Science, National Taiwan University, 2017
B.A., Global Political Economy, Waseda University, 2015
B.A., Political Science, National Taiwan University, 2014

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Candace Miller

Candace Miller

M.A., Sociology, UNC-Charlotte, 2013
B.A., Sociology, Old Dominion University, 2010

Abigail Moore

B.A., English/ Women's, Gender &Sexuality, Yale University , 2015

Sarah Mosseri

Sarah Mosseri

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2012
B.A., Advertising, University of Georgia - Athens, GA, 2006

Research Interests: 
Work, Culture, Inequality

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Heidi Nicholls

B.A., Social-Science, Westmont College, 2015

Allister Pilar Plater

M.A., Educational Studies, Tufts University, 2014
B.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2012

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Di Shao

M.A., Regional Studies-East Asia, Harvard University, 2016
B.A., Anthropology, Sun Yat Sen University, 2014

Dinsmore Daniel Shutt

M.A., Sociology, George Washington University, 2015
B.A., Political Science and Religious Studies, Elon University, 2010

Blake Silver

Blake Silver

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2016
M.A., Higher Education Administration, George Washington University, 2013
B.A., English, George Mason University, 2011

Research Interests:
Higher Education, Culture, Social Stratification,
Race and Ethnicity, Research Methods

Gabriella Smith

Gabriella Smith

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2015
M.A., Sociology, University of Kansas, 2009
B.A., Sociology, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2004

Dinsmore Alexander Sutton

M.A. Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2015
B.A. Music Composition, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006

Research Interests: 
Cultural Production, Creativity, Aesthetics,
Music & Technology, Material Culture 

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Vasfiye Betul Toprak 

M.A., Global Studies - Sociology Track, Florida International University, 2017
B.A., English Language and Literature, Hacettepe University, 2011  

Bailey Troia

B.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Randolph-Macon College, 2015
B.A., Psychology, Randolph-Macon College, 2015


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Catalina Vallejo

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2014
M.A., Cultural Studies, Universidad de los Andes - Colombia, 2011
B.S., Sociology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2009

Research Interests:
Culture, Political Sociology, Comparative-Historical Sociology
Memory, Transitional Justice, Latin America

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Linh Vinh

B.A., Sociology, College of William and Mary, 2016                

Yapeng Wang

M.Sc, Global China Studies, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2015
B.A.,Journalism and Communication, Tianjin Normal University, 2014        

Mary-Collier Wilks

B.A., Human Development & Philosophy, Eckerd College, 2012

Patrice Wright

M.A., Teaching, Marian University, 2014
B.A., Political Science/Spanish Language, Purdue University 
              West Lafayette, 2011         

Shayne Zaslow

M.A., Gender and Cultural Studies & Communications Management , Simmons College, 2011
B.A., Sociology, Wagner College, 2008

Elissa Zeno

B.A., Gender & Sexuality Studies/Political Science, Simmons College, 2010


Hexuan Zhang

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia, 2013
B.A., Sociology, Peking University, 2010

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