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Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 719

Areas of Specialization

Migration, Latin American Studies

Damilola Adepeju-Fashina
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Civil Society, Conflict, Ethnicity, Inequality, African Studies

Chris Altamura, Aug 2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Sociological Theory; Globalization; Religion; Personality and Political Psychology

Jennifer Babitzke
Graduate Research Assistant, School of Social Welfare
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Social Inequality, Families, Mental Health

Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

Religion; Social Theory; Culture; Social Class

Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant with SSRC
Fraser Hall, Room 737

Areas of Specialization

Gender & Sexuality

Matt Comi
Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant with Surveillance Studies Research Center
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

Environmental Sociology, Agriculture and Food, Qualitative Methods

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

Globalization, Environmental Sociology, Social Theory, Social Change

Areas of Specialization

Inequality, Culture, Political Rhetoric

Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Sociology of Families, Health/Medicine, Inequality

Matt Erickson
Dean's Doctoral Fellow, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Family, Gender, Work

Areas of Specialization

Political Psychology; Critical Theory; Political Economy

Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Globalization, Economic Sociology

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 737

Areas of Specialization

Race & Ethnicity, Culture, Sport, Environment

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Jewish Studies, Ethnicity, Religion, Political and Organizational Sociology

Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

Death Studies; Social Networking; Culture; Medical Sociology; Education

John Kaiser
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Sociological Implications of Human Genetics

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall

Areas of Specialization

Courtship & Marriage; Sexual Scripts; Gender & Sexuality; Cultural Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Stratification and Inequality, Labor Market, Marriage and Family, Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Returns to Education, Research Methods and Statistics

Summer 2020 Ph.D. Graduate!, Lecturer

Areas of Specialization

Environmental sociology; Political sociology; Collective behavior and social movements; Political ecology; Planning and sustainability

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 719

Areas of Specialization

Social Demography, Health, Gerontology, Culture, Intergenerational Relations, & the Life Course

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Urban Sociology; Affordable Hoursing; City Planning; Tenants' Rights; Participatory Action Research

Lars McColl
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Disability Studies, Structural Inequality, Culture

Laura Muneton
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Neoliberalism, Enlightenment Philosophy, Marx and Western Marxism, 19th Century Continental Philosphy, Critical Theory, Democratic Institutions and Accountability, Legal Studies, Rule of Law, Sovereignty, Globalism, Modernity, Fascism, Authoritarianism, Republicanism, Pedagogy, Social Movements

Alex J. Myers
Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Economic Sociology, Social Control, Historical methods, Sociology of Science, Knowledge, and Technology, Globalization and the environment

Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 709

Areas of Specialization

Fat Studies, Sociology of Gender, and Medical Sociology

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Marxist Class Analysis & Historical Change, Statistics & Methodology, Political Sociology

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Micro-Sociology, Sociology of Labor, Sociology of Knowledge

Laurie Petty
Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

Gender, Culture, Sociology of Knowledge, Inequality, Families, Medical Sociology, Organizations, Social Theory, Research Methodology (Quantitative and Qualitative)

Rafael Pinto
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Political Sociology, Sociology of the Internet, Sociological Methods & Research

Anna Poudel
University Graduate Fellow
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Immigration & Heritage

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

Stratification; Historical; Economic; Political Sociology

Heeyoun Shin
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Social Inequality, Class Stratification

Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Gender & Sexuality, Culture, Family, Food Systems/Agriculture

Darcy Sullivan
Graduate Research Assistant with Social Welfare
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Medical Sociology, Disability Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Quantitative Methods

Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Religion, Education, Identity, Culture, Immigrants, Minorities, Race/Ethnicity, Inequality/Stratification, Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods

Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant with SSRC
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Latin American Studies, Culture, Political Sociology

Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

Theory; Political Economy; Globalization; Historical Methods; Feminist Methods

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Media and Advancing Technology in Society, Gender and Sexuality, Aging and the Life Course, Mixed Research Methods

Yurong Zhang
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Social Inequality, Political Economy, International Migration, Urban Culture, Urban-Rural Gap in Developing Countries


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Graduate Student Kudos

Recent PhD graduate Danny Alvord will start a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Bucknell University this August!

Spring 2021 PhD graduate Joelle Spotswood is the recipient of KU's 2021 Argersinger Dissertation Award!

Congrats to Grad Studies Summer Research Scholarship recipients Jenny Duenas and Kafayat Mahmoud!

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