GRADUATE STUDENTS ON THE MARKET

Student

Areas of Specialization

Dissertation Title

Chair

Marie E. Berry
marieberry@ucla.edu

political sociology, gender, political violence, contentious politics

"From violence to mobilization: War, women and political power in Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and beyond"

Wimmer

Joshua Bloom
joshuabloom@ucla.edu

Social Movements, Race, Labor, Methodology.

Pathways of Insurgency: Black Liberation Struggle and the Second Reconstruction in the United States, 1945-1975.

Mann and Roy

Patti Donze
pattidonze@gmail.com

Gender, Culture, Media, Theory, Sexuality, Law

Pop Stars and Gender: The Relation of Representation, Promotion, and Listener Preferences to Artist Success

Rossman

Dwight Davis
dwightdavis@ucla.edu

Historical and contemporary demography of China; Family; Social stratification; Quantitative research methods; Environmental sociology

Marriage in China: past patterns and future prospects

Campbell

Faustina DuCros
fmducros@gmail.com

Race and Ethnicity; Place; Internal Migration; Sociology of Black Communities/Experiences; Sociology of Latina/os; Sociology of Education; Qualitative Methods

"And They All Came from New Orleans":Lousiana Migrants in Los Angeles - Interpretations of Race Place and Identity.

Emigh and Ortiz

Laura Enriquez
leenriquez@ucla.edu

Immigration, race/ethnicity, gender, social inequality, social movements

"Participating and Belonging without Papers: Theorizing the Tensions between Incorporation and Exclusion for Undocumented Young Adults"

Ortiz, Saguy, Zhou, Abrego

Jennifer Flashman
jennifer.flashman@yale.edu

Social Stratification, Education, Social Networks, Social Demography, Quantitative Methods

You’ve Got a Friend: Adolescent Friendship Preferences, Dynamics, and Implications for Future Stratification

Mare

Nazgol Ghandnoosh
nanoosh@ucla.edu

Crime and Punishment, Race and Ethnicity, Urban Sociology, Qualitative Methods

Challenging Mass Incarceration: How Prisoners, their Families, and Advocates Confront Prolonged Punishment

Timmermans

Noah Grand
ngrand@ucla.edu
noahgrand@gmail.com

Culture, Political Sociology, Organization,

Quantitative Methods, Media Interaction, Social Networks

The Emergence of Newsworthiness: Organizational and Interactional Foundations for Inclusion, Exclusion and Inequality in Political News

Clayman

Kjerstin Gruys
Kjerstin@ucla.edu

Sociology of Gender; Social Inequality; Work and Occupations; Sociology of the Body; Aesthetic Labor; Qualitative Research Methods; Public Sociology

Properly Attired, Hired or Fired: Aesthetic Labor, Workplace Discrimination and Social Inequality

Saguy, Landecker,Rossman and Panofsky

Wesley Hiers
whiers@ucla.edu
whiers@gmail.com

Comparative Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Nationalism

Political Institutions and Racial Closure: The U.S. in Comparative Perspective, 1600s to 1900s

Wimmer

Elizabeth Joniak
ejoniak@gmail.com

Ethnography, Deviance, Social Control, Interaction, Self and Society, Identity, Criminology, Medical Sociology

“On the Street” and “Of the Street”: The Daily Lives of Unhoused Youth in Hollywood

Emerson

Nahoko Kameo
nkameo@ucla.edu

Organization theory, Sociology of Science, Economic Sociology; Science and Technology Policy; Academic Entrepreneurship; Qualitative methods.

When the "Market University" Travels: Japanese UniversityBioscientists' Responses to Legal and Institutional Changes in Academic Entrepreneurship

Zucker

Yana Kucheva
ykucheva@stanford.edu

Social Stratification, Housing Demography, Social Policy, Urban Sociology, Quantitative Methods

The Dynamics of Participation in Subsidized Housing Programs in the United States

Mare

Tara McKay
tara.mckay@gmail.com

Medical Sociology, Sexualities, Organizations, Africa

Competition, Cooperation and Coercion: The Making of Global Health Policy

Timmermans

Noriko Milman
nori.milman@gmail.com

Sociology of Education, Race and Ethnicity, Childhood and Youth, Social Psychology, Qualitative Methods

'Pay Attention!': How Teachers and Students Construct Attentiveness in First Grade Classrooms

Phillips

Gabriel Nelson
lgabrielnelson@gmail.com

Latin America, sociology of development, Colombia, economic sociology, political sociology, historical sociology

"Colombia's Paper Tiger: The Intersection of Land Reform and Violence"

Ayala

Hyeyoung Oh
hyeyoung.oh@gmail.com

medical sociology, economic sociology (micro), race/ethnicity, qualitative methodology

Your Money or Your Life: How Doctors Learn the Business of Health

Timmermans

Oliver Schilke
schilke@ucla.edu

Organizations, Economic Sociology, Social Psychology

Organizational identity and resistance to environmental pressures

Zucker

Sarah Schlabach
sarahhoefke@gmail.com

Family Demography, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification

Understanding the Multiracial Family

Sweeney, Ortiz and Moore

Anup Sheth
aasheth@ucla.edu

Urban Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Political Sociology, Qualitative Methods

Naming LA: Immigration and the Politics of Recognition

Katz

Elena Shih

elenashih@ucla.edu



Transnational Social Movements; Gender and Sexuality; Labor in the Global South; Social Policy; East and Southeast Asia; Ethnographic Methods

 

“Freedom Markets: The Moral and Political Economies of Human Trafficking in China, Thailand and the US”

Lee, Bernstein, Kligman, Roy

Thomas Soehl
soehl@ucla.edu

International Migration, Comparative Race and Ethnicity, Immigrant Families, Quantitative Methodology

Modes of Difference and Connection: Language and Religion in Migrant Families

Waldinger

Jenjira Yahirun
jyahirun@prc.utexas.edu

Social Demography, Sociology of the Family, Aging and the Life Course, International Migration and Immigration, Quantitative Methods

Race, Ethnic and Nativity Differences in Intergenerational Relationships

Seltzer

Sylvia Zamora
sylviaz@ucla.edu

Comparative Race and Ethnicity Immigration, Sociology of Latin America, Gender, Qualitative Methods

Transnational Racialization: How Migration Shapes Mexicans' Conceptions of Race in Sending and Receiving Societies