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

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
Advisor: Saguy 

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

Chiara Galli

cgalli@ucla.eduwww.gallichiara.com
Areas of Specialization: International Migration, Sociology of Law, Children and Youth Studies, Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods
Dissertation Title: Central American Unaccompanied Minors' Legal Struggles to Seek Asylum in the U.S.
Advisors: Waldinger, Hernandez-Leon, Menjivar, Timmermans, Susan Terrio (external member) 

. 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

-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

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

Andrew N. Le
Andrewnle@ucla.edu
Areas of Specialization:
 International Migration, Political and Environmental Sociology, Political Economy, Work, Organizations, Religion, and Comparative Ethnicity, Race, and Nationalism
Dissertation Title: The Effects of Exit: Contemporary Vietnamese Labor Migration
Advisors: 
Waldinger (chair), Brubaker, Kligman, Walker and George Dutton

-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

-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

--Casandra Salgado

casandrasalgado@gmail.com or casandrasalgado.com
Areas of Specialization: Race and Ethnicity, International Migration, Social Stratification
Dissertation Title: "The Border Crossed Us!": Mexican Americans, Colonization, and Race
Advisors: Ortiz, Hernández-León, Gómez and Gonzales  

Jacob Thomas

j.thomas@ucla.edu
Areas of Specialization: International Migration and Travel, Social Stratification, Inequality, Mobility, Comparative Migration Policy and Law, Sociology of Independent Travel, Survey Research 
Dissertation Title: The Denied, the Deterred, and the Disenchanted: The Variety of Could-Be Immigrants That Do Not Immigrate and Why
Advisors: Zhou

Caroline Tietbohl
ctietbohl@ucla.educarolinetietbohl.com
Areas of Specialization:
 Medical sociology, Health and Illness, Aging, Physician-patient       Interaction,  Ethnography, Conversation Analysis, Qualitative Methods      
Dissertation Title:
 Aging, Uncertainty, and iIdependence: How Physicians and Patients Manage Old Age in Primary Care
Advisors: Timmermans, Stivers, Heritage 

-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
 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