Grad Students
  • Caitlin Ahearn

    Subfield: Social Stratification and Mobility, Education

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    Email    cahearn3@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 228A
  • Nada Ali Ramadan

    Subfield: Gender, Development, Labor and Employment, Politics, Social Movements, Middle East and North Africa

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    Email    nadarama@ucla.edu
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  • Wisam Alshaibi

    Subfield: Comparative Historical Sociology; Political Sociology; Social Theory; Colonialism & Empire; Insurgency & Nationalism; Arab Nationalism; Ba'thist Iraq; Political Conflict and Violence; Authoritarian Regimes.

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    Email    wisam.alshaibi@ucla.edu
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  • Alina Arseniev-Koehler

    Subfield: Social networks; Sociology of health and illness; Social media; Quantitative methods

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    Email    arsena@g.ucla.edu
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  • Clara Bergen

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Quantitative Methods, Medical Sociology

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    Email    cbergen@ucla.edu
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  • Diya Bose

    Subfield: Gender, Sexuality, DevelopmentSouth Asia

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    Email    diyab@ucla.edu
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  • Abraham Calderon

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, International Migration, Political Sociology

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    Email    abrahamcalderon@ucla.edu
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  • Peter Catron

    Subfield: International Migration, Stratification, Labor Markets, Labor Movements

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    Email    pcatron@ucla.edu
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  • Karina Chavarria

    Subfield: Subfields: Education, Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Ethnography

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    Email    chavarriaucla@gmail.com
    Office  Haines 109
  • Zeke Chen

    Subfield: International Migration, Race & Ethnicity, Social Stratification & Mobility, Quantitative Methods

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    Email    zchen716@ucla.edu
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  • Christina Chica

    Subfield: Comparative & Historical Sociology; Comparative Asylum Law; Gender & Sexuality; Globalization; Human Rights; Mixed Methods; Political Sociology; Race & Ethnicity; Theory

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    Email    cchica24@g.ucla.edu
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  • Ryan Cho

    Subfield: Social Stratification, Education, Military, Race & Ethnicity, Demography

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    Email    ryanwcho[at]ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 228
  • Noureddine Chtaini

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  • Angela Clague

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  • Oscar Contreras

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  • Alexis Coopersmith

    Subfield: Political Sociology: War & Violence; Political Participation; African Studies; Gender

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    Email    acoopersmith@ucla.edu
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  • Keith Cox

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology

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    Email    kgcox@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 234
  • Aaron Crawford

    Subfield: Race & Ethnicity, Education, Ethnography

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    Email    aaron12@ucla.edu
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  • Jose A. Cuchilla

    Subfield: Social Demography, Social Stratification, Immigration, Undocumented Communities

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    Email    jacuchilla@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 56A
  • Deisy Del Real

    Subfield: International Migration, Race and Ethnicity, Undocumented Immigrants, Mercosur, Migration in South America

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    Email    ddelreal@ucla.edu
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  • Juan D. Delgado

    Subfield: Comparative & Historical Sociology, Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Social Theory, Comparative Race & Ethnicity, Social Movements & Collective Behavior.

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    Email    jddelgado@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 289
  • Rebecca DiBennardo

    Subfield: Gender and Sexuality, Reproduction and Politics

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    Email    redibennardo@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 105
  • Leydy Diossa-Jimenez

    Subfield: International Migration, Political Sociology, Citizenship and Political Rights in Latin America, Comparative & Historical Sociology

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    Email    ldiossa@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 289
  • Saskia Nauenberg Dunkell

    Subfield: Transitional justice, truth commissions, human rights, comparative-historical sociology, political sociology, sociology of organizations, globalization.

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    Email    saskian@ucla.edu
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  • Eduardo Duran

    Subfield: Cultural sociology, phenomenological sociology, classic and contemporary theory, ethnography

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    Email    e.duran@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 209
  • Molly Fee

    Subfield: International Migration, Forced Migration, Refugee Resettlement

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    Email    mfee@ucla.edu
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  • Lei Feng

    Subfield: Demography, family, social stratification

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    Email    fenglei2014@yahoo.com
    Office  Haines 212
  • Matías Fernández

    Subfield: Political sociology, Markets, Knowledge, Historical and comparative sociology, Comparative ethnicity, Ethnography, Latin America.

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    Email    matfernan@ucla.edu
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  • Josefina Flores Morales

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  • Hilary Flowers

    Subfield: Gender, Social Demography, Family

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    Email    hflowers@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56
  • Matthew Fox

    Subfield: Diffusion, Organizational Theory, Sociology of Law (Criminal Law)

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    Email    matt.fox45@gmail.com
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  • Chiara Galli

    Subfield: international migration, migration and asylum policy, unaccompanied minors, central american immigrants, transnationalism, ethnography

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    Email    cgalli@ucla.edu
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  • Rocío R. García

    Subfield: Latinx feminisms; intersectionality; the politics of knowledge production; reproductive justice; social movements; ethnography; archival methods

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    Email    rgarcia1@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A58G
  • Pablo Gerlado

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  • Neil Gong

    Subfield: urban sociology, medical sociology, knowledge, welfare states, mental health, ethnography

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    Email    ngong@ucla.edu
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  • Elizabeth Mata Gonzalez

    Subfield: International Migration, Transnationalism, Race/Ethnicity

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    Email    emgonza5@gmail.com
    Office  Haines A58b
  • Ian Gray

    Subfield: Sociology of Expertise; Economic Sociology; Science and Technology Studies; Organizational Theory; Digital Methods.

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    Email    igray@ucla.edu
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  • Karra Greenberg

    Subfield: Family, Social Demography, Comparative Historical, Mental Health

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    Email    karragreenberg@ucla.edu
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  • Zachary Griffen

    Subfield: Sociology of Knowledge, Expertise, and Science; Economic Sociology; Sociology of Culture; Comparative Historical Sociology; Sociology of Education; Sociology of Health

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    Email    zwgriffe@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A50
  • Ashley Gromis

    Subfield: Quantitative Methods, Computational Sociology, Networks and Health, Eviction, Economic Sociology

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    Email    ashley.gromis@gmail.com
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  • Clara Hanson

    Subfield: Medicine and Health, Knowledge, The Body and Embodiment, Food and Nutrition

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    Email    clarahanson@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56-5
  • Lianna Hartmour

    Subfield: Medical Sociology, Gender/Race/Class, Families, Qualitative Methods

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    Email    liannahart@ucla.edu
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  • Andrew C. Herman

    Subfield: Political Sociology, Information (and Data) and Society, Technology, Institutions

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    Email    andrewcherman@ucla.edu
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  • Joel Herrera

    Subfield: Development, political sociology, Latin America

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    Email    jsherrera@ucla.edu
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  • Amelia M. J. Hill

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Race, Gender, Inequality, Ethnomethodology

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    Email    amjhill@ucla.edu
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  • Calvin Ho

    Subfield: International migration, political sociology

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    Email    calvin.ho@ucla.edu
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  • Jessica Huerta

    Subfield: Gender, Family, Organizational Analysis, Military and Veterans

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    Email    jhuerta@ucla.edu
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  • Nicole Iturriaga

    Subfield: Social Movements, Politics, Collective Memory, Gender, Human Rights and the Politics of Reproduction. 

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    Email    n.iturriaga@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 109
  • Robbin Jeffries Hein

    Subfield: field areas: science and technology studies, medical sociology, gender, sociology of bodiessubstantive interests: environmental epigenetics of health and disease, disorders of sex developmentresearch methods: ethnographic, interview, historical

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    Email    robbinjeffries@ucla.edu
    Office  Center for Community Learning, Undergraduate Education Initiatives
  • Isaac Jilbert

    Subfield: Comparative Historical Sociology, Organizations, Economic Sociology

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    Email    ijilber1@ucla.edu
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  • Sara Johnsen

    Subfield: Social Stratification & Mobility; Sociology of the Family; Education

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    Email    sjohnsen@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 105
  • Jay Johnson

    Subfield: international migration, political sociology

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    Email    jamesgjohnson@ucla.edu
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  • Zep Kalb

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  • Harleen Kaur

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  • Nihal Kayali

    Subfield: Comparative Ethnicity and Nationalism, International Migration, Political Sociology, Middle East Studies

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    Email    nihalkayali@ucla.edu
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  • Lisa Kietzer

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Sociology of the Family, Medical Sociology

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    Email    lkietzer@ucla.edu
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  • Bernard Koch

    Subfield: Science, Knowledge, Education, Media, Computational Social Science

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    Email    bernardkoch@ucla.edu
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  • Rahim Kurwa

    Subfield: Segregation, Discrimination, Federal Housing Policy, Urban Sociology

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    Email    rahim.kurwa@gmail.com
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  • Tianjian Lai

    Subfield: International Migration, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Youth Development

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    Email    tianjian0lai@ucla.edu
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  • Andrew N. Le

    Subfield: International Migration, Organizations, Religion, and Comparative Ethnicity, Race, and Nationalism

    Contact Information

    Email    AndrewNLe@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 111
  • Yewon Andrea Lee

    Subfield: Urban sociology, Political sociology, Social Movements, Labor and Work, Gentrification, Ethnographic Methods, Comparative Historical Methods

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    Email    yewon.lee@ucla.edu
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  • Annie Chihei Lee

    Subfield: Social Stratification, Social Demography, Race & Ethnicity, and Education

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    Email    anniecl@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 228
  • Ruey-Ying Liu

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Social Interaction

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    Email    rueyying@ucla.edu
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  • Philip Lu

    Subfield: Social Networks, Social Stratification, Sociology of Family

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    Email    enfo@ucla.edu
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  • Saskia Maltz

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  • Jorge Mancillas

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  • Paul Martinez

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Education, Immigration, Social Stratification, and Mobility.

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    Email    martinep@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 50A
  • Mirian Martinez-Aranda

    Subfield: International migration, Immigrant detention, Deportation, Gender, Medical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Ethnography.

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    Email    mmeux@ucla.edu
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  • Oscar J. Mayorga

    Subfield: Subfield: Race & Ethnicity; Political Sociology; Education; Quantitative Methods

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    Email    omayorga@ucla.edu
    Office  A56 Haines Hall
  • Amanda McArthur

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology

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    Email    ammcarth [at] ucla.edu
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  • Lucrecia Mena Meléndez

    Subfield: International migration, transnationalism, economic and political sociology 

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    Email    luckymena@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56
  • Cory Mengual

    Subfield: Subfields: Social Stratification & Mobility; Political Sociology; Collective Action/Social Change; Social Networks; Social Movements & Collective Behavior

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    Email    cmengual@g.ucla.edu
    Office  A56-11
  • Austin Mitchell

    Subfield: Mass media,, interaction, social movements and social change

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    Email    akmitchell1992@g.ucla.edu
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  • Kristella Montiegel

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  • Ravaris L. Moore

    Subfield:  Social Stratification, Education, Social Demography, Quantitative Methods

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    Email    ravarism@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 228
  • Kyle Nelson

    Subfield: Urban Sociology, Sociology of Law, Race & Ethnicity, Housing Policy, Ethnography, and Theory.

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    Email    kylenelson@ucla.edu
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  • Corey O'Malley

    Subfield: Political Sociology, Race, Ethnicity & Nationalism, Comparative & Historical Sociology, Theory

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    Email    comalley@ucla.edu
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  • Luis Manuel Olguin

    Influence and social control in human interaction. Spanish conversation. Multimodal approaches to meaning making and pragmatic action.

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Linguistic Anthropology, and Sociocultural Linguistics.

    Contact Information

    Email    lmolguin@ucla.edu
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  • Yotala Oszkay Febres-Cordero

    Subfield: Social Movements, Organizations, Economic Sociology, Computational Sociology, the "Sharing Economy," Comparative Historical Methods, Quantitative Methods

    Contact Information

    Email    yotalao@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 108 - Computational Sociology Reactor
  • Pei Palmgren

    Subfield: Political Sociology, International Migration, Development, Southeast Asia, Ethnography

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    Email    peipalm@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A50
  • Sung S. Park

    Subfield: Family; Social Demography; Immigration

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    Email    sung.s.park@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 213A
  • Sue Park

    Subfield: Ethnography, International Migration, Race and Ethnicity

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    Email    suehpark[at]ucla.edu
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  • Ian Peacock

    Subfield: economic sociology, organizations, and international migration

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    Email    ipeacock@ucla.edu
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  • Allison Ramirez

    Subfield: Indigenous Peoples, Development, Culture, Race and Ethnicity, Comparative & Historical Sociology, and Ethnography 

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    Email    allramirez@g.ucla.edu
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  • Christopher Rea

    Subfield: Economic sociology, political sociology, environmental sociology, social movements, science and technology, health politics and policy.

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    Email    christophermrea@gmail.com
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  • Mallory Rees

    Subfield: Gender, Organizations and Work, Social Psychology 

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    Email    mer294@g.ucla.edu
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  • William Estuardo Rosales

    Subfield: International Migration, Race and Ethnic Relations, Immigration Enforcement, Civil Society, and Law and Society

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    Email    werosales@ucla.edu
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  • Qiaoyan Rosenberg

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  • Debanjan Roychoudhury

    Subfield: Urban Sociology, Policing, Race & Ethnicity

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    Email    droychoudhury@ucla.edu
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  • Carla Salazar Gonzalez

    Subfield: Social stratification, race and ethnicity, social demography, international migration

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    Email    carlas@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A58C
  • Casandra D. Salgado

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, International Migration, Social Stratification

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    Email    casandrasalgado@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 109
  • Amberia Sargent

    Subfield: Gender, Race, and Qualitative Methods

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    Email    amberia.sargent@ucla.edu
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  • David Schieber

    Subfield: Work and Organizations, Culture, Health, Gender, Economic Sociology

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    Email    dws939@g.ucla.edu
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  • Tahseen Shams

    Subfield: Globalization, Transnationalism, International Migration, Race and Ethnicity, Nationalism, Religion, Gender, Qualitative Methods, Muslim Americans, Asian Americans, South Asia

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    Email    tshams@ucla.edu
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  • Kevin Shih

    Subfield: Economic sociology, sociology of culture, internet, markets, mass media, network analysis, computational sociology

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    Email    kevin.shih@ucla.edu
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  • Jihyun J Shim

    Subfield: Race & Ethnicity, Culture, Sociology of the Arts, Gender & Sexuality

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    Email    shimj@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56
  • Eleni Skaperdas

    Subfield: Medical Sociology, Women's Health, Knowledge, STS, Social Theory, Ethnography

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    Email    eleniskaperdas@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 261A
  • Lina Stepick

    Subfield: Urban Sociology, Social Movements, Race & Ethnicity, Political Sociology

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    Email    lstepick@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 111
  • Carmella N. Stoddard

    Substantive Topics: Sociology of Celebrity, Intergroup Relations, Relationship Formation, Media Representation

    Subfield: Social Networks, Culture, Social Psychology, Race & Ethnicity, Sociology of Mass Communication, Quantitative Methods

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    Email    cstoddard@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 206
  • Phi Su

    Subfield: International Migration, Politics, Refugees

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    Email    phihongsu@ucla.edu
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  • Gabriel Suchodolski

    Subfield: Brazil and India; Comparative & Historical Sociology; Ethnography; Political Sociology; Development; Social Movements; Infrastructure; Territory, Environment & Natural Resources

    Contact Information

    Email    g1such@ucla.edu
    Office  A56-11 Haines Hall
  • John Sullivan

    Residential Segregation, Neighborhood population change, Residential mobility through the life course.

    Subfield: Demography

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    Email    sulli406@g.ucla.edu
    Office  206 Haines Hall
  • Kali Tambree

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  • Alexandra Tate

    Subfield: Sociology of Health, Illness & Medicine, Death & Dying, Qualitative Methods, Doctor-Patient Interaction, End of Life Care, Decision-Making, Conversation Analysis

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    Email    atate@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 261A
  • Jacob Thomas

    Subfield: International Migration, Social Stratification, Transnational (Im)mobility and Inequality, Sociology of Independent Travel and Tourism, Comparative Migration Policy and Law, Social Networks, Mixed Methods Research

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    Email    j.thomas@ucla.edu
    Office  2015-2016 Boren Fellow at The Center for Social Research/Institute of Social Science Survey Peking University Science Bldg. #5, Room 403 Yiheyuan Road #5, Haidian District Beijing 100871, China
  • Caroline Tietbohl

    Subfield: Sociology of Medicine, Health and Illness, Aging, Physician-Patient Interaction, Healthcare Systems, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods, Conversation Analysis

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    Email    ctietbohl@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 216B
  • Michael Tran

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Media, Culture

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    Email    mtran2@ucla.edu
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  • Ariana J. Valle

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Migration, Incorporation, Citizenship, Latin@ Sociology, Qualitative Methods

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    Email    ajvalle@ucla.edu
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  • Amber Villalobos

    Subfield: Social Stratification/Mobility; Education; Demography

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    Email    amber.d.villalobos@gmail.com
    Office  Haines 228 A
  • Arthur Wang

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  • Christine (Nan) Wang

    My present work concentrates on the applied research field of Medical Sociology. Specifically, I have been interested in seeing how large-scale healthcare problems can be shaped by small-scale interactive behavior in social encounters.

    Subfield: conversation understanding, interactive language understanding, behavior modeling in social interactions.

    Contact Information

    Email    nwang3@ucla.edu
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  • Anne White

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Ethnography, Medical Sociology, Rural Sociology, Sociology of Time

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    Email    aecwhite@gmail.com
    Office  Haines 234
  • Anthony Williams

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  • Danielle Wondra

    Subfield: Family & Demography; Gender & Sexuality; Quantitative & Qualitative methods

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    Email    dwondra@g.ucla.edu
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  • Ashelee Yang

    Subfield: International Migration; Ethnography; Interactional Dynamics; Sociology of Religion; Race & Ethnicity; Chinese American Community; East Asia; Medical Sociology.

    Contact Information

    Email    asheleeyang@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56
  • Emily Yen

    Subfield: Urban Sociology, Ethnography, Labor, Poltical Sociology, Organizational Sociology, Networks

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    Email    emilyhelenyen@gmail.com
    Office  Haines A52
  • Gary Yeritsian

    Broadly I am interested in theoretical and empirical investigations of social media, especially with respect to user participation, digital labor, and digital capitalism. My dissertation explores a number of contemporary forms of audience and user participation, locating social media management discourses in relation to the 'new' spirit of participatory capitalism and examining the contested dynamic between audience participation organized from above (via brand communities) and arising spontaneously from below (via semi-autonomous fan communities). COURSES TAUGHT: Culture and Personality; Marxist Critical Theory (original seminar); Self and Society; Economy and Society; Critical Theory for an Age of Crisis (original seminar); Contemporary Sociological Theory; Urban Sociology

    Subfield: Theory, Media, Culture

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    Email    gyeritsian@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A58B
  • Amy Zhou

    Subfield: Medical Sociology, Global & Transnational Sociology, Race & Ethnicity, Ethnography

    Contact Information

    Email    amyzhou@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 111
  • Daniel Zipp

    Subfield: Poltical Sociology, Labor, Historical/Comparative, Ethnography

    Contact Information

    Email    dyzipp@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56