Grad Students On The Job Market

Diya Bose

diya.bose@gmail.com
Areas of Specialization: Sex, Gender, Sexuality, Law, Ethnography, Global South
Dissertation TitleContesting the Third Gender Category in India 
Advisors: Ortiz

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 

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: Refugee Children or Immigrant Teenagers? The Precarious Rights and Belonging of Central American Unaccompanied Minors in the United States. 
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 or https://soc.ucla.edu/grads/jay-johnson
Areas of Specialization: International Migration, Political Sociology, Forced Migration Studies, Cities, South Africa
Dissertation Title: State Borders in Urban Spaces: Legal and Political Contention over Refugee Reception Offices (RROs) in Post-Apartheid South African Cities
Advisors: Roger Waldinger; Edward Walker; Tendayi Achiume; Andrew Apter

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: Political Sociology; Labor Sociology and Sociology of Work; Social Movements and Social Change; Urban Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology; Global South; Social Theory; Urban Ethnography; Comparative History; Qualitative Methods
Dissertation Title: Precarious Workers in the Speculative City: The Untold Gentrification Story of Tenant Shopkeepers' Displacement and Resistance in Seoul 
Advisors: Ayala, Hunter, Bargheer, Chun 

-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

Jacob Thomas

j.thomas@ucla.edu
Areas of SpecializationInternational Migration and Travel, Social Stratification/Inequality/Mobility, Sociology of Law, Comparative Migration Policy and Law, Comparative Race/Ethnicity/Nationalism, Survey Research Design and Mixed Methods, Contemporary Chinese Societies and U.S.-China Relations

Dissertation Title: The Denied, the Deterred, and the Disenchanted: Why a Variety of Potential Emigrants Never Immigrated

Advisors: Zhou, Brand, Agadjanian, Peters (Political Science)

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