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Graduate Research Assistant with Dr. Ekerdt
Fraser Hall, Room 719

Areas of Specialization

Migration, Latin American Studies

Chris Altamura, Aug 2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754 (Office Hours Tuesday 11-1pm)

Areas of Specialization

Sociological Theory; Globalization; Religion; Personality and Political Psychology

Daniel Alvord
Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Social Thought and Research Journal, co-editor
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Political Sociology; Economic Sociology; Fiscal Sociology; Immigration

Doctoral Candidate
733 Fraser Hall

Areas of Specialization

Religion; Social Theory; Culture; Social Class

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 737

Areas of Specialization

Gender & Sexuality

Graduate Research Assistant, Digital Inequalities in the Heartland
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

Foodways, Agriculture, Social Theory, Rural Sociology, Environmental Sociology

Doctoral Candidate, Lecturer
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

Globalization, Environmental Sociology, Social Theory, Social Change

Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

Gender; Work/Family; Immigration

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Sociology of Families, Health/Medicine, Inequality

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

Areas of Specialization

Family, Gender, Work

Areas of Specialization

Political Psychology; Critical Theory; Political Economy

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Globalization, Economic Sociology

Graduate Research Assistant, Digital Inequalities in the Heartland project
Fraser Hall, Room 737

Areas of Specialization

Environmental sociology, cultural sociology, globalization

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Stratification, Race & Ethnicity, American Jews

Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 719
Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

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

Areas of Specialization

Medical Sociology; Global Public Health; Global Health Inequality

John Kaiser
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Sociological Implications of Human Genetics

2018-19 University Graduate Fellow
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Social Stratification and Inequality, Education, Labor Market

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Environmental Sociology, Political Sociology, Globalization

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

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

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Globalization; Social Movements; Political Economy; Social Inequality; Theory

Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Race; Class; Gender; Medical Sociology; Critical Theory; Inequality

Alex J. Myers
Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

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

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

Gender Studies, Race & Ethnicity, Inequality, Immigration, Sexuality, Health/Medicine

Byeongdon Oh
Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 719

Areas of Specialization

Social Stratification, Education, Labor Market, Race/Ethnicity, Asian American Studies, Quantitative Methodology

Dean Ohmsford
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Surveillance, Social Inequality, Globalization, Social Theory, Gender & Sexuality, Intercultural Communication

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall Room 754
Laurie Petty
Doctoral Candidate
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

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

Doctoral Candidate, Lecturer
Fraser Hall, Room 713

Areas of Specialization

Stratification; Historical; Economic; Political Sociology

2018-19 Warriner Fellow
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Sociology of Education, Social Inequality, Sociology of Knowledge, Social Theory, and Quantitative Methods

Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Human Populations, Migration, Mixed Methods

Graduate Research Assistant with Dr. Staples
Fraser Hall, Room 737

Areas of Specialization

Medical Sociology, Social Inequality

Joelle Spotswood
Fraser Hall, Room 737

Areas of Specialization

Class and Education, Educational equity, Parental involvement, Equity and Poverty, Neighborhoods

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 750

Areas of Specialization

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

Darcy Sullivan
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Graduate Research Assistant with Social Welfare
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Criminology, Medical Sociology

Lukas Szrot
Doctoral Candidate, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Social Thought and Research Journal, co-editor
Fraser Hall, Room 709

Areas of Specialization

Theory, Religion, Environment, Political Sociology, Sociology of Education​

Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

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

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 733

Areas of Specialization

Latin American Studies, Culture, Political Sociology

Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

Social Theory; Chinese/East Asian Society

Doctoral Candidate

Areas of Specialization

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

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Fraser Hall, Room 754

Areas of Specialization

Inequality/Stratification, Life Course & Aging, Technology

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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