Graduate Assistants

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  • Rasmieyh R Abdelnabi

    Rasmieyh R Abdelnabi

    Graduate Research Assistant

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

  • Sara Mohammed M Aftab

    Sara Mohammed M Aftab

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: humanities, public sociology, political sociology, social movements, advocacy, transnational justice, reconciliation, cultural trauma, and collective memory in a post-conflict society. 

  • Hansel Alejandro Aguilar Avila

    Hansel Alejandro Aguilar Avila

    Graduate Professional Assistant

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

  • Claire Anderson

    Claire Anderson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: collective/social memory and policy making; post-conflict commemoration and remembrance; post-socialist Eastern Europe; Poland

B

  • Alexis Beard

    Alexis Beard

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology

  • Courtney Bell

    Courtney Bell

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: NAVIGATING INTIMACY: marriage, polyamory, sexuality, sex education, consent, women & gender studies; PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY: sociology of education, qualitative research, mixed methods, documentary filmmaking, pop culture

  • Drew Bonner

    Drew Bonner

    Graduate Research Assistant

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

  • Isabella F Burns

    Isabella F Burns

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: sociology of education, language in society, literacy, ESL students, disparities in education institutions

C

  • Kristopher Ray Cleland

    Kristopher Ray Cleland

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

D

  • Dhruv Deepak

    Dhruv Deepak

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology

  • Lili Deveneau

    Lili Deveneau

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology: human rights; gender; childhood studies; (in)equality; public health; mixed methods; critical sociology; public sociology; interprofessional collaboration

E

  • Mohamed Elgohari

    Mohamed Elgohari

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

F

  • Fanni Farago

    Fanni Farago

    Graduate Research Assistant

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

  • Alexia Ferguson

    Alexia Ferguson

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology: Sociology: Social Movements, Race and Ethnicity, Political Sociology, Human Rights, Civic Engagement

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  • Arvind Geetha Christo

    Arvind Geetha Christo

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Development, Development-induced Displacement, Conservation-induced Displacement, social movements, rural protests, indigeneity, and ethnography.

  • Pamela Ramirez Graves

    Pamela Ramirez Graves

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology

  • Debamita Guha

    Debamita Guha

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology

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  • Patrick Willette Healey

    Patrick Willette Healey

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Gender and sexuality; the role of political art in social movements and public sociology; qualitative and quantitative research methods; statistical analysis

  • Deepika Hooda

    Deepika Hooda

    Graduate Research Assistant

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

  • Jill Howard

    Jill Howard

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology

K

  • Tharuna Kalaivanan

    Tharuna Kalaivanan

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Sociology: Higher Education; Workplace; Culture; Social Stratification; Student Experiences; Lived Experiences; Race, Class, and Gender; Identity; Second-Generation Immigrants; First-Generation College Students; Asian Americans; Women; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Belonging; Educational Transitions; Qualitative Methods; Mixed-Methods; Applied Research; Evaluation.

  • Aleezay Khaliq

    Aleezay Khaliq

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Immigration, Social capital, Community engagement, Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Belonging, Globalization.

  • Zahra Khan

    Zahra Khan

    Graduate Research Assistant

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

M

  • Mohamed Mohamed

    Mohamed Mohamed

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Sociology of Religion, Politics of the Middle East, Islamism, Religious Education, Religious Institutions

N

  • Junghyun Nam

    Junghyun Nam

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Social Movements, Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, protest, public space

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  • Omer Pacal

    Omer Pacal

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Area(s) of Interest: Market formation, Peasants and Politics, State and Violence, and Political Movements in the Middle East

  • Juhee Park

    Juhee Park

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Social Movements, Memory Studies

  • Briana L Pocratsky

    Briana L Pocratsky

    Graduate Lecturer

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

  • Maia Punksungka

    Maia Punksungka

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Higher education; higher education administration; academic affairs; community college; college transfer partnership; institutional belonging; advanced quantitative methods; mixed methods

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  • Maria Valdovinos

    Maria Valdovinos

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology: Policing, Corrections, Prisoner Reentry, Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Legal System, Evidence-Based Crime Policy

  • Emma Vetter

    Emma Vetter

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology: Sociology of Everyday Life; Digital Nomads; Social Media; Early Adulthood; Health Disparities; Housing; Popular Culture

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  • Tom Gene Wells

    Tom Gene Wells

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Sociology

  • Kellie S. Wilkerson

    Kellie S. Wilkerson

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Sociology: Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research, Globalization, Sociology of Education, Statistics/Quantitative Methodology

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  • Margaret Zeddies

    Margaret Zeddies

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology: Children and Youth, Cultural Sociology, Globalization, Humanitarian Aid, International Development, Public Sociology, Political Economy, Postcolonialism, Study Abroad