Ph.D. Students on the Market
Research Areas: Global Integration, Development and Inequality, Education, and Social Movements.
Dissertation Title: Causes and Consequences of Second Language Education A Global Analysis From 1980 to the Present.
Dissertation Committee: Christopher Chase-Dunn (Chair), Matthew Mahutga, Augustine Kposowa, and Steven G. Brint
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: Gender, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, Sociological Theory, Sexuality, Gender and Crime, Medical Sociology
Dissertation Title: Ideological Resilience: How Gender and Racial Inequality are Reproduced in Cases of Statutory Rape
Dissertation Committee: Katja Guenther (Chair), Karen Pyke, Ellen Reese
Research Areas: Global Political Economy, World Polity, Income Inequality, and Labor Market Institutions
Dissertation: The Embedded Economy and National Income Inequality: A Cross-National Analysis of Developed and Developing Countries, 1980-2010.
Dissertation Committee: Christopher Chase-Dunn (Co-Chair), Matthew Mahutga (Co-Chair), and Robert Hanneman
Research Interest Areas: Criminology, Legitimacy, Social Theory, Demography, Social Cognition
Dissertation Title: Exploring the Decision-Making Process in Relation to Legitimacy Assignment
Committee: Robert Hanneman (Chair), Austin T. Turk, Tanya Nieri, David Swanson
Research Interests: Criminology & Penology, Race and Ethnic Relations, Inequality, Ethnography, and Urban Sociology
Dissertation Title: Becoming “Egypt:” Management, Race, and Violence in Jail
Committee: Ellen Reese (Chair), Adalberto Aguirre, Jr., Alfredo Mirande, Dylan Rodgriguez
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