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Graduate Students

Portrait of Megan Bea Megan Bea
Education: BA, Bryn Mawr College (Economics, French)
Academic Interests: Economic Sociology, Sociology of Finance, Wealth and Inequality
Portrait of George Berry George Berry
Education: BA, Oberlin College (English)
Academic Interests: Computational Sociology, Social Networks, Online Interaction, Social Norms
 Portrait of Bridget Brew Bridget Brew
Education: BA, University Of California-Berkeley (American Studies); MS, Brooklyn College (Education)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Social Stratification, Race
Portrait of Junius Brown Junius Brown
Education: BA, Macalester College (Sociology and Political Science, Minor in History)
Academic Interests: Comparative Historical Analysis, Political Sociology, Political Economy
Portrait of Mauricio Bucca Mauricio Bucca
Education: BA/MA, Catholic University Of Chile (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Social Mobility, Inequality, Sociology Of Education, Quantitative Methods, Causal Inference
Portrait of Alexandra Cooperstock Alexandra Cooperstock
Education: BA, University of Michigan — Ann Arbor (Sociology, Women’s Studies)
Academic Interests: Education, Poverty, Inequality, Social Mobility
Portrait of Alex Curritt Alex Currit
Education: BS & MS, Brigham Young University (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Social Networks, Social Stratification, Urban Sociology, Health
Portrait of Tom Davidson Tom Davidson
Education: BA, University Of East Anglia (American Studies); Msc, London School Of Economics And Political Science (Political Sociology)
Academic Interests: Political Sociology, Culture, Computational Social Science, Social Networks, Natural Language Processing
Portrait of Lucas Drouhot (2014) Lucas Drouhot
Education: BA, Mcgill University (Sociology), Licence, Universite Lumiere Lyon 2 (Science Politique)
Academic Interests: Immigration, Social Networks, Social Stratification
Portrait of Jocelyn Fischer_j Jocelyn Fischer
Education: BA, Smith College (Economics)
Academic Interests: Work And The Labor Market, Family, Gender, Policy
Portrait of Alyssa Goldman Alyssa Goldman
Education: BA, Cornell University (Psychology, Government); MA, University Of Chicago (Social Science)
Academic Interests: Social Networks, Sociology Of Health, Social Stratification
Portrait of Lauren Griffin Lauren Griffin
Education: BA, Luther College (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Gender, Family, Labor Markets, Inequality
  Jacqueline Ho
Education: BA, Brown University (Environmental Studies)
Academic Interests: Social Mobility, Economic Sociology, Knowledge, Mixed Methods
 Portrait of Jing-Mao Ho Jing-Mao Ho
Education: BS, I-Shou University (Information Engineering); MA, National Taiwan University (Sociology); MS, National Taiwan University (Computer Science)
Academic Interests: Political Sociology, Formal Modeling, Intellectuals and Ideologies, Methodology
 Portrait of Sang Kyung Lee Sang Kyung Lee
Education: BA, Yonsei University (Sociology); MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science (Political Sociology)
Academic Interests: Political Sociology, Comparative Political Economy, Theory, Public Finance.
 Portrait of Yunsub Lee Yunsub Lee
Education: BA/BS, Hanyang University (Sociology and Mathematics); MA, UNC-Charlotte (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Analystical Sociology, Social Psychology, Social Networks, Economic Sociology, Mathematical Sociology, Exchange Theory
 Portrait of Shumeng Li Shumeng Li
Education: BA, Wuhan University
Academic Interests: Political Sociology and Social Movements.
Portrait of Lisha Liu Lisha Liu
Education: BA, Renmin University Of China (Sociology, Economics)
Academic Interests: Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Financial Sociology
Portrait of Yuanyan Liu Yuanyuan Liu
Education: BS, Zhejiang University (Statistics); MA, University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Applied Economics and Asian Studies: China)
Academic Interests: Social Stratification and Inequality, Economic Sociology, Chinese Studies, Quantitative Methodology
Portrait of Loredana Loy Loredana Loy
Education: BS, Academy Of Economic Studies, Bucharest (Economics); MA, New York University, NYU (Interdisciplinary: Sociology & Media)
Academic Interests: Collective Behavior And Social Change, Popular Culture And Social Change, Media And Public Opinion, Environmental Sociology, Animals and Society, Non-Profit Organizations.
Yuqi (Carl) Lu
Education: BA, Beijing Foreign Studies University (English)
Academic Interests: Social Inequality, Stratification
Erin McCauley
Education: BA, University of Oregon (Spanish; Family & Human Services); M.Ed., Vanderbilt University (Community Development & Action)
Academic Interests: Policy, Criminal Justice, Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, Health Disparities, Community-Based Inquiry, Demography
Alec McGail
Education: BS, Purdue University (Mathematics, Minor: Physics)
Academic Interests: Opinion Dynamics, Evolution of Language and Culture, Information Cascades, Networked Game Theory, Statistical Mechanics as Applied to Social Systems
Portrait of Yoselinda Mendoza Yoselinda Mendoza
Education: BA, University of California, Irvine (Psychology and Social Behavior)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Civic Participation, Immigration, Education, Housing, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative and Mixed Methods
Portrait of Meaghan Mingo Meaghan Mingo
Education: BA, Emmanuel College (Sociology); MPH, Drexel University (Community Health and Prevention)
Academic Interests: Race, Racial Discrimination, Policing, Incarceration, Education, Health Disparities, Inequality and Stratification, Qualitative and Mixed Methods
Portrait of Mario Molina Mario Molina
Education: BA, Universidad De Los Andes (Philosophy And Education); MA, Universidad Católica De Chile (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Social Norms, Economic Sociology, Networks, Social Institutions, Experiments
Mary Beth Morrissey
Education: BA, Barnard College, Columbia University (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Family, Gender, Relationships, Poverty and Public Policy, Social Demography, Inequality, Mixed Methods
Portrait of Paul Muniz Paul Muniz
Education: BA, State University Of New York College At Geneseo (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Social Stratification, Economic Sociology
Kaye Nantah
Education: BS, University of Houston (Psychology and Sociology)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Immigration, Education, Social Psychology
Portrait of Radu Andrei Parvulescu Radu Andrei Pârvulescu
Education: BA, Mcgill University (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Sociology Of Academia, Social Theory, Mathematical Sociology, Non-Western Sociology, Qualitative Methods
Camille Portier
Education: BASc,University College London (Social Sciences/Statistics); MSc, University of Oxford (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Health and Aging, Demography, Quantitative Methods
Reid Ralston
Education: BA, Indiana University-Bloomington (Sociology, Communication & Culture)
Academic Interests: Social Networks, Stratification and Inequality, Organizations
Portrait of Ramirez Flores_m Maria Ramirez Flores
Education: BA, ITAM – Mexico (Political Science)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Economic Development And Gender
Portrait of Theresa Rocha Beardall Theresa Rocha Beardall
Education: San Francisco State University, (Latina/o Studies And American Indian Studies); MA, UCLA (Federal Indian Law And Policy); JD, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Academic Interests: Inequality, Sociology Of Law, Social Stratification, Race, Indigenous Studies
Portrait of Alexander Ruch Alexander Ruch
Education: BA, State University of New York at Geneseo (Sociology); MPH, State University of New York at Buffalo (Community Health and Health Behavior); MA, University of Iowa (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Culture and Cognition, Social Networks, Computational Social Science, Social Movements, Organizations, Morality, Identity, Health, Medicine, Science, Technology, Food, Quantitative and Experimental Methods
 Portrait of Emily Sandusky Emily Sandusky
Education: BA, Boston University (Women’s Studies); MS, The New School (Urban Policy Analysis)
Academic Interests: Political Sociology, Community and Urban Sociology, Culture, Inequality
 Portrait of Abdullah Shahid Abdullah Shahid
Education: BA, Independent University; MA, University of Dhaka; MS, Cornell University
Academic Interests: Organizations
 Portrait of Xirong Shen Xirong Shen
BA, Tsinghua University; MA, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Academic Interests: Economy and Society
Portrait of Tony Sirianni Tony Sirianni
Education: BS, Yale University (Psychology)
Academic Interests: Social Networks, Social Psychology, Computational And Quantitative Methods
Portrait of Michael Siemon Michael Siemon
Education: BA, University Of Chicago (International Studies)
Committee: Victor Nee (Chair), Richard Swedberg, Benjamin Cornwell
Academic Interests: Economic Sociology, Networks, Economic Development, Quantitative Methods, Arab Countries
Chance Smith
Education: B.S., University Of Houston(Sociology)
Academic Interests: Social Theory, Political Sociology, Social Movements, Networks
  Jan Ludwig Spieker
Education: BA, Univerisity of Osnabruck; MA, London School of Economics; MA, Humboldt University Berlin
Academic Interests: Economy and Society
Portrait of Kate Watkins Kate Watkins
Education: MA, University Of Denver Korbel School Of International Studies (Global Finance, Trade & Economic Integration); BA, University Of Denver (Economics, International Studies)
Academic Interests: Economic Sociology, Inequality, Network Analysis, Social Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Information Asymmetries, Norms & Ethics
 Portrait of Xinwei Xu Xinwei Xu
Education: BA, Tianjin University
Academic Interests: Social Stratification
  Xuewen (Shelley) Yan
Education: BA, Fudan University (Communications); MSc, University of Oxford  (Sociology)
Academic Interests: Social Stratification (Family, Health, Education), Cultural Sociology, Sociology of Knowledge, Theory
Portrait of Youngmin (Min) Yi Youngmin (Min) Yi
Education: BA, Wellesley College (Economics, French)
Academic Interests: Inequality, Social Stratification, Transition To Adulthood, Family, Social Policy
Katherine Zaslavsky
Education: BA, State University of New York at Geneseo (Sociology, Music Performance)
Academic Interests: Economic Sociology, Mass Media, Natural Language Processing, Western Views of Islam