Ph.D. Students on the Market.

Phoenicia Fares

Research Interests: Social Interaction, Identity Processes, Digital Communication, Experimental and Quantitative Methodology

Dissertation Title: Social Interaction Across Digitally Mediated Social Platforms

Committee: Jan E. Stets (Chair), Rengin B. Firat, Jenny L. Davis

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Karin Johnson

Research Interests: International political economy; Skilled international migration; International student mobility; Comparative international education; Economic development in the Global South; Public policy

Dissertation Title: Shifting Skilled Migration Trends in the Global Economy: A Comparative Analysis of International Student Mobility in the United Arab Emirates and Russia

Dissertation Committee: Augustine Kposowa (chair), Victoria Reyes, Steven Brint

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Logan Marg

Research Interests: User Experience (UX) Research, Product Research, Consumer Research, Community Engaged Research, Sexual Consent, and Health Disparities

Dissertation Title: College Men’s Conceptualization, Communication, and Interpretation of Sexual Consent

Dissertation Committee: Tanya Nieri (Chair), Sharon Oselin, and Ellen Reese

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Julisa McCoy

Research Interests: Gender, race/ethnicity, and class inequalities; gender and sexuality; reproductive justice; social movements

Dissertation Title: The Politics of Reproductive Policy: Family Planning Policy Restrictions in the United States

Committee: Ellen Reese (Chair), Adalberto Aguirre, Jr., Bruce Link, and Amalia Cabezas

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Jessica Moronez

Research Interests: Families, Criminology, Carceral/Sociolegal Studies, Gender, Race/ethnicity, Intersectionality, Qualitative and Feminist Methodology

Dissertation Title: Challenging the Carceral State: Incarceration, Families, and Resistance among Women of Color

Committee: Ellen Reese (Chair), San Juanita Garcia, Randol Contreras

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Alessandro Morosin

Research Interests: Globalization, social movements, environmental sociology, gender/race/class inequality, contemporary Mexico and Latin America, qualitative methods, cross-national research

Dissertation Title: Confronting Dispossession: Gender, Class and Indigeneity in Oaxaca’s Anti-Mining Movement

Committee: Ellen Reese (chair), Alfredo Mirande, Christopher Chase-Dunn

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Sarah Murray

Research Interests: Criminology, Gender, Gender and Police Agencies, Women and Work, Feminist Criminology, Qualitative Research

Dissertation Title: Intersectional Inequality Among Women Within Police Agencies

Committee: Sharon Oselin (chair), Ellen Reese, Randol Contreras

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Min Yoo

Research Interests: Criminology; Race/Ethnicity, Class and Gender Inequality; Substance Use; Mental Health; Asian American Experience; Model Minority Myth; Higher Education; Qualitative Methods

Dissertation Title: Sense of Belonging among Asian American Students at a Diverse University

Committee: Tanya Nieri (Chair), Adalberto Aguirre, Jr., Victoria Reyes

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