Ph.D. Students on the Market
Research Interests: Organizations, Economic Sociology, Social Networks, Political Economy, Quantitative Methods & Statistics
Dissertation Title: Assessing Creditworthiness: An Institutional Analysis of the Corporate Bond Rating Industry
Dissertation Committee: Robert Hanneman (Chair), Raymond Russell, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Matthew Mahutga
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 Areas: Political Economy, Economic Sociology, Sociological Theory, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Dissertation Title: Financialization and Its Contexts: An Analysis of Political Economy Competition, Deregulation, and Ideology
Dissertation Committee: Matthew Mahutga (co-chair), Christopher Chase-Dunn (co-chair), Raymond Russell
Research Interests: Social change, Social inequalities, Gender, Qualitative Methods, Sexualities
Dissertation Title: Heretical Queers and the Struggle for LGBT Equality in Anti-Gay Institutions
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 Interests: Social Change, Communication, Environmental Sociology, Inequalities, Gender, Culture, Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
Dissertation Title: Visual Activism? The Case of Conservation Photography
Dissertation Committee: Katja Guenther (Chair), Adalberto Aguirre, Jr., Ellen Reese
Research Interests: Global political economy, sociological theory, labor process sociology, the sociology of the global system, and global class formation.
Dissertation Title: Handling Globalization: Labor, Capital, and Class in the Globalized Warehouse and Distribution Center.
Dissertation Committee: Katja Guenther and Ellen Reese (Co-Chairs), Christopher Chase-Dunn, and Raymond Russell.
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