Current Sociology PhD Students


  • Rasmieyh R Abdelnabi

    Rasmieyh R Abdelnabi

    Sociology: Sociology of Globalization, Social Movements, Transnational Women's Movements, Arab Culture and Society, Gender and Feminist Studies

  • Daniel Kamran Afzal
  • Hansel Alejandro Aguilar Avila

    Hansel Alejandro Aguilar Avila

    Sociology: trasnationalism, crimmigration, unaccompanied minors, deported migrants, Northern Triangle, Honduras, youth, human rights, integration, re-integration, religion

  • Marisa Allison

    Marisa Allison



  • Drew Bonner

    Drew Bonner

    Sociology: food environments, food insecurity, food justice and nutrition education


  • Kristopher Ray Cleland

    Kristopher Ray Cleland

    Sociology: Food Security & Sovereignty, Morality, Deservingness, Qualitative Methods, Pedagogy, Critical Theory, Social Psychology, and Applied & Public Sociology


  • Sean Doody

    Sean Doody

    Sociology: Political economy, digital sociology, computational sociology, science & technology, critical realism


  • Mohamed Elgohari

    Mohamed Elgohari

    Sociology: Political Sociology, Law, Democratization, Social Movements, Middle East, Egypt.


  • Fanni Farago

    Fanni Farago

    Sociology: sociology of education, immigration, life course transitions, emotions, health, applied sociology, and mixed-methods research

  • Yukiko Furuya

    Yukiko Furuya

    Sociology: Social stratification, school to work transition, labor market, education



  • Sahar Haghighat

    Sahar Haghighat


  • LeNaya Crandall Hezel

    LeNaya Crandall Hezel

    Sociology: Sociology of Education, Military-Connected Communities, Equity and Inclusion among Intersectionality of Identities, Institutions and Inequality

  • Deepika Hooda

    Deepika Hooda

    Sociology: Globalization, global tech labor, migration, digital culture, computational social science, and social movements.

  • Carrie Hutnick

    Carrie Hutnick




  • Amber C Kalb

    Amber C Kalb


  • Aleezay Khaliq

    Aleezay Khaliq

    Sociology: Sociology of development and globalization.

  • Zahra Khan

    Zahra Khan

    Sociology: Women and gender issues, human rights, social and cultural change


  • Hyun Lee

    Hyun Lee


  • Judith Lewetchou

    Judith Lewetchou

    Sociology: Globalization; Development-induced Displacements, Global South; Livelihoods improvement


  • Alex Robert Maccarelli
  • Katie Matthew

    Katie Matthew

    Sociology: Work and Family, care work, reproductive labor, organizational policy

  • Emily K. McDonald

    Emily K. McDonald

    Sociology: Civic Engagement, Philanthropy, Democracy, Social Welfare, Public Policy, Collaborative and Community-Based Methodologies

  • Shaun L Michel

    Shaun L Michel

    Sociology: Computational sociology; simulation models; transit/traffic patterns


  • Junghyun Nam

    Junghyun Nam

    Sociology: Social Movements, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology

  • Ismail Nooraddini

    Ismail Nooraddini

    Quantitative and qualitative research methods, family and adolescence, immigration, and gender.



  • Omer Pacal

    Omer Pacal

    Sociology: Social movements, knowledge production, colonialism, anti-colonial struggles, ideologies, the Kurdish movements, and the Middle East

  • Kevin Nazar Pastor

    Kevin Nazar Pastor

    Sociology of Globalization, Transnationalism, Human Rights, Sociology of Development, International Politics, Social Movements, Migration, Latin America and US International Relations, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, The Collective Unconscious

  • Carol Petty

    Carol Petty

    Sociology: Cultural Sociology, Citizenship Studies, Globalization, Immigration

  • Briana L Pocratsky

    Briana L Pocratsky

    Sociology: Sociology: popular culture, youth, class, sociology of everyday life



  • Stephanie Trapnell

    Stephanie Trapnell

    Sociology: sociology of development, political sociology, global and transnational sociology, gender and feminist studies



  • Amanda Warner

    Amanda Warner

    Sociology: Critical Race Theory; Immigration and Global Migration, Paradigms of systemic inequality, Colonialism; Applied Sociology

  • Bradley Wayne Williams

    Bradley Wayne Williams

    Sociology: Social Movements, Advocacy, Institutions and Organizations


  • Margaret Zeddies

    Margaret Zeddies

    Sociology: Globalization, Cultural Sociology, Children and Youth, Humanitarianism, International Development, Study Abroad, Postcolonialism, Political Economy