Grad Students On The Job Market

Aaron Crawford
acrawford12@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Race and Ethnicity, Education, Ehtnographic Methods
Dissertation Title(Re)emerging Racial and Class Inequalities: The Neoliberal Project in Education. 
Advisors: Ortiz & Prager

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Deisy Del Real 

deisydelreal@gmail.com or https://www.deisydelreal.com
Areas of Specialization: International Migration, Comparative Historical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Sociology of Law, International Sociology, Political Sociology  
Dissertation TitleDocumenting the Undocumented: How Migrant Sending And Receiving Countries in South America use Mercosur to Resolve Undocumented Migration
Advisors: Ortiz, Roy, Hernández-León, Suárez-Orozco, Cook-Martin, Duquette-Rury

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Rebecca DiBennardo 
redibennardo@ucla.edu or https://www.rebeccaadibennardo.com/
Areas of Specialization: Sexualities, Gender, Criminology, Law & Policy
Dissertation TitleFrom Pervert to Predator: Law, Medicine, Media, and the Construction of Contemporary Sexual Deviance
Advisors: Saguy & Emigh

 

Matthew Fox
matt.fox45@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Justice (Comparative Law, Court Systems, Criminal Law, Juries, Legal Diffusion) and Sociology (Criminology, Economic Sociology [Organizational Theory], Policy Diffusion, Sociology of Knowledge, Sociology of Law [specifically Criminal Law])

Dissertation Title: Social Analyses of the Behavior of Law and Regulation: Parsing the Processes of Formulation, Application and Interpretation of Legal Rules

Advisors: Langer & Zucker

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 Rocío R. García 
rgarcia1@g.ucla.edu or www.rociorgarcia.com 
Areas of Specialization: Race, Class, Gender; Latinx and Black Feminist Theories, Social Movements, Sociology of Knowledge, Latinx Sociology, Culture, Reproduction, Qualitative Methods, Immigration and Migration.
Dissertation TitleLatinx Feminist Thought
Advisors: Ortiz, Hunter, & Brown

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Neil Gong
ngong@ucla.edu or neilgong.com
Areas of Specialization: Medical Sociology, Knowledge, Welfare States, Mental Health, Ethnography
Dissertation TitleMind and Matter: Madness and Inequality in Los Angeles
Advisors: Timmermans, Landecker and Brubaker

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Lianna Hartmour
liannahart@ucla.edu
Areas of Specialization: Medical Sociology, Race/Ethnicity, Families, Gender, Qualitative Methods, Science and Technology
Dissertation Title: Bloodlines: Kinship, Race, and Medical Infrastructure in Bone Marrow Donation
Advisor: Timmermans

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Nicole Iturriaga
n.iturriaga@ucla.edu or www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/nicole-iturriaga
Areas of Specialization: Collective Memory, Social Movements, Gender, Human Rights, Science and Technology, and Ethnographic Methods
Dissertation TitleDigging for the Disappeared: Forensics, DNA, and Rewriting Spain's Violent History
Advisors: Kligman and Saguy

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Molly Jacobs
msjacobs13@ucla.edu or http://soc.ucla.edu/grads/molly-jacobs
Areas of Specialization: Social Psychology, Organizations, Social Movements, Comparative-Historical Sociology, and Ethnography. 
Dissertation Title: Infighting at the Fringe: How Fields Shape Conflict and Organizational Outcomes in Social Movements
Advisors: Emigh, Roy, Walker

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Jay Johnson
jamesgjohnson@ucla.edu
Areas of Specialization: International Migration, Political Sociology, Forced Migration Studies, Cities, South Africa
Dissertation Title: Borders, Boundaries, and Belonging: Refugee Reception Offices and Contested Rights in South African Cities
Advisor: Waldinger

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Yewon Andrea Lee
yewon.lee@ucla.edu or https://sites.google.com/site/yewonandrealee/
Areas of Specialization: Urban Sociology, Social Movements, Sociology of the Market, Global Developmental Sociology, Ethnography, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Qualitative Methods
Dissertation TitlePrecarious Urban Citizenship: Displacement and Resistance of South Korea's Tenant Shop-Owners
Advisors: Ayala, Hunter, Bargheer

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Sung S. Park
sungspark@gmail.com or www.sungspark.org
Areas of Specialization: Family, Demography, Immigration, Race, Social Stratification, Aging, Life Course.
Dissertation TitleLiving Arrangements Throughout Life: The Experiences of Diverse American Families
Advisor: Seltzer

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Casandra Salgado
casandrasalgado@gmail.com or casandrasalgado.com
Areas of Specialization: Race and Ethnicity, International Migration, Social Stratification
Dissertation TitleBecoming Hispanic: Race, Ethnicity and Mexican Americans 
Advisors: Ortiz, Hernández-León, Gómez and Gonzales  

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David Schieber
dwshieber@gmail.com or http:www.sociology.ucla.edu/grads/david-schieber
Areas of Specialization: Work and Organizations, Health, Culture, Gender, Sexuality, Economic Sociology
Dissertation TitleManufacturing Sex: Careers and Culture in Pornography Productions
Advisors: Rossman and Saguy

 

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Michael Siciliano
Areas of specialization: Work & Labor, Organizations, Cultural Sociology, Theory, Media, Technology studies, Creative Labor, Culture Industries, Aesthetics & Sensation.
Dissertation TitleCreative Control: New relations of technology, labor, and management in U.S. culture industries.
Advisor: Lee
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Ariana Valle
Areas of Specialization: Race/Ethnicity, (Im)migration, Political Sociology, Latina/o Sociology, Racial and Ethnic Relations, Qualitative Methods
Dissertation TitleI Am Not Your Immigrant: Puerto Ricans, Liminal Citizenship, and Politics in Florida
Advisors: Ortiz, Ayala, Hernández-León, Zentella
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Emily Yen

emilyhyen@ucla.edu
Areas of Specialization: Urban Sociology, Regional Development, Organizations, Environmental Sociology, Labor
Dissertation TitleInvisible Industries: The Politics and Struggles of Port Development in Southern California
Advisors: Hunter and Tilly

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Gary Yeritsian

gyeritsian@ucla.edu or https://soc.ucla.edu/grads/gary-yeritsian
Areas of Specialization: Theory, Media, Culture
Dissertation TitleParticipation From Above and Below: The Contradictions of Audience Participation, From Video Games to Social Media
Advisors: Kellner (Education) and Bargheer

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