Ph.D. Students on the Market
Research Interests: Intimate partner violence, policing, criminology, gender and crime, intersectionality, qualitative methods
Dissertation Title: “Policing Domestic Violence: An Intersectional Approach to Officer Decision Making”
Committee: Sharon Oselin (chair), Tanya Nieri, and Alfredo Mirandé
Research Interests: PEGSC and Institutions/Organizations.
Dissertation Title: The Structure of Global Governance: Multivariate and Network Analyses of Foreign Aid, Trade, and IGO Membership, 1919 – 2015
Committee: Christopher Chase-Dunn (chair), Robert Hanneman, and Ellen Reese
Research and Teaching Interests: Race, class, and gender inequality; social movements and social change; volunteerism and volunteer tourism; political sociology; disasters and environmental sociology; qualitative and quantitative research methods (mixed methods)
Dissertation Title: The Impacts of Disaster Recovery Volunteerism(s): A Case Study of Post-Katrina New Orleans
Dissertation Committee: Ellen Reese (chair), Katja Guenther, and Christopher Chase-Dunn
Research Interests: Intimate Partner Violence, Criminology, Gender, Inequality, and Gender & Crime
Dissertation Title: Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence: An Analysis of Violence Among Gay Men
Dissertation Committee: Robert Nash Parker (chair), Kirk R. Williams, and Tanya Nieri
Research Interests: Ethnic Identity, Ethnic-Racial Socialization, Theories of Criminal Offending, Race and Crime, Public Health, Identity Theory, Social Identity Theory
Dissertation Title: A Theoretical Development of the Relationship between Ethnic Identity and Psychological Health
Dissertation Committee: Peter J. Burke (Char), Tanya Nieri, Jan E. Stets, and Scott Savage
Research Interests: Immigration, Inequality, Race and ethnic relations, Quantitative Methods, Demography, Political economy
Dissertation Title: Multiculturalism in the age of immigration: Diversity, cultural rights and potential conflict.
Committee: Matthew Mahutga (chair), Augustine Kposowa, Sharon Oselin and David Brady (Public Policy).
Research Areas: Political Economy, Economic Sociology, Sociological Theory, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Dissertation Title: Financial Capitalists in Nonfinancial Industries: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of the Causes and Consequences of Financialization.
Dissertation Committee: Matthew Mahutga (co-chair), Christopher Chase-Dunn (co-chair), Raymond Russell
Research Interests: Race, Class, and Gender Inequality, Popular Culture, Political Economy and Social Change, Qualitative Methods
Dissertation Title: Just Say No to 360s: The Politics of Independent Hip-Hop
Dissertation Committee: Ellen Reese (Chair), Adalberto Aguirre, Alfredo Mirande, and Lan Duong
Research Interests: Sexual Offenses and Offenders, Criminal Justice Policy, and Juvenile Delinquency
Dissertation Title: “A Spatial Examination of Residency Restriction Legislation: The Impact of Social Disorganization and Social Services"
Committee: Robert Nash Parker (Chair), David A. Sawnson, Tanya Nieri