Grad Students
  • Charlotte Abel

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  • 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; Political Violence & War; Archival Studies; Ba'thist Iraq; Insurgency & Nationalism

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    Email    wisam.alshaibi@ucla.edu
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  • Taylor Aquino

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Quantitative Methods, Social Stratification and Mobility

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    Email    taquino7@g.ucla.edu
    Office  A56-1
  • Alina Arseniev-Koehler

    Subfield: Computational sociology; Language; Sociology of health and illness; Cognitive sociology; Culture; Social media

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    Email    arsena@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 108 - Computational Sociology Reactor
  • 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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  • Cesar Bowley Castillo

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  • Andrew Chalfoun

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    Email    achalfoun@g.ucla.edu
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  • 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

    Subfield: Sociology of Health and Illness; Organizational Sociology; Network Analysis; Quantitative Methods; Military and Veteran

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    Email    angela.k.clague@ucla.edu
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  • Oscar Contreras

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  • Alexis Rae

    Subfield: Political Sociology; Comparative-Historical Sociology; War & Armed Conflict; Elections; 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
  • Catherine Crooke

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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 103
  • Raven Deverux

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  • Rebecca A. DiBennardo

    Subfield: Sociology of Law, Sexualities, Gender, Cultural Sociology

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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 103
  • Nicholas DiRago

    Subfield: urban sociology; stratification and inequality; political sociology; social demography

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    Email    ndirago@g.ucla.edu
    Office  4284 Public Affairs Building
  • 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, Political Sociology

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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

    Subfield: Immigration, Education, Aging, and Health 

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    Email    flores.morales@ucla.edu
    Office  A56-5
  • Hilary Flowers

    Subfield: Gender, Social Demography, Family

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

    Subfield: Criminal Justice (Comparative Law, Court Systems, Criminal Law, Juries, Legal Diffusion) and Sociology (Criminology, Economic Sociology [Organizational Theory], Policy Diffusion, Sociology of Culture and Knowledge, Sociology of Law [specifically Criminal Law])

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    Email    matt.fox45@gmail.com
    Office  106A Haines Hall
  • Chiara Galli

    Subfield: international migration, policy, sociology of law, gender, youth and childhood studies, qualitative research methods

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    Email    cgalli@ucla.edu
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  • Pablo Geraldo Bastías

    Subfield: Stratification and Inequality, Quantitative and Computational Methods, Career and Technical Education

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    Email    pdgeraldo@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 228
  • Sima Ghaddar

    Subfield: political sociology, the anthropology of the state, social movements, historical sociology and contemporary social theory, Middle Eastern Studies

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    Email    simasghaddar@g.ucla.edu
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  • Deja Goodwin

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  • 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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  • 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
  • Clara Hanson

    Subfield: Computational methods,  science and technology studies, culture

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    Email    clarahanson@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56-5
  • Ariel Hart

    Subfield: Medical Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements; Critical Race Theory; Gender and Sexuality; Black Feminist Thought

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    Email    ANHart@mednet.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, Gender, Race

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    Email    amjhill@ucla.edu
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  • Nathan Hoffmann

    Subfield: international migration, social stratification, education

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    Email    nathanihoff@g.ucla.edu
    Office  A56
  • Bowei Hu

    Subfield: Social Stratification and Inequality, Education, Comparative Political Economy, Organizations

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    Email    boweihu@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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  • Nanum Jeon

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  • 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, forced migration studies, cities, South Africa

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    Email    jamesgjohnson@ucla.edu
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  • Zep Kalb

    Subfield: Political Sociology, Historical Sociology, Social Movements, Stratification, Middle East & West Asia

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    Email    zepkalb@g.ucla.edu
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  • Rebecca Kaufman

    Subfield: Medical Sociology, Reproduction, Gender, Ethnography 

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    Email    rkaufmanr@g.ucla.edu
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  • Harleen Kaur

    Subfield: Race/Ethnicity; International Migration; Comparative Ethnicity, Race & Nationalism

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    Email    harleenkaur@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56-7
  • Nihal Kayali

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

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    Email    nihalkayali@ucla.edu
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  • Bernard Koch

    Subfield: Science of Science, Culture, Cultural Evolution, Computational Social Science

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    Email    bernardkoch@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 108 - Computational Sociology Reactor
  • Sera Kwon

    Subfield: Race & Ethnicity; Social Movements; Qualitative Methods

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    Email    seraskwon@g.ucla.edu
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  • Tianjian Lai

    Subfield: International Migration, Legal Status, 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, Political Economy, Religion, Organizations, Comparative Ethnicity, Race, and Nationalism, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia

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    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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  • Ruey-Ying Liu

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Social Interaction

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    Email    rueyying@ucla.edu
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  • Summer Lopez Colorado

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Education, Mixed Methods, Urban and Suburban sociology

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    Email    slopezcolorado@ucla.edu
    Office  A56-11
  • Samuel Lutzker

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  • Andrew Malmuth

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  • Saskia Maltz

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology

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    Email    smaltz@ucla.edu
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  • Jorge D. Mancillas

    Subfield: Sociology of poverty; Street gangs; Social violence; Hyper-incarceration; Urban ethnography; Theory

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    Email    jdmancillas@ucla.edu
    Office  111 Haines Hall
  • Michelle Marinello

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  • Paul Martinez

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Class, Education, Immigration, Social Networks, 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, Sociology of Knowledge, Economy Sociology, Quantitative and Computational Methods

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    Email    omayorga@ucla.edu
    Office  A50 Haines Hall
  • Amanda McArthur

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Medical Sociology, Communication in Health Care, Quantitative & Mixed Methods

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

    Subfield: Sociology of Health, Immigrant Health, International Migration, International Development, Demography, Emigrant Policies and Politics, State-Diaspora Relations, Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods.Field Exams:International Migration (Spring 2017)Social Demography (Summer 2017)

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    Email    luckymena@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 106A
  • 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
  • Kristella Montiegel

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Ethnomethodology, early childhood education and classroom interaction

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    Email    kmontiegel@ucla.edu
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  • Joseph Murphy

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  • Irene Del Mastro Naccarato

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  • Kyle Nelson

    Subfield: Urban and Community Sociology, Law and Society, Self and Society, Organizations and Institutions, Housing and Legal Policy, Race and Ethnicity, Theory, and Ethnography.

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    Email    kylenelson@ucla.edu
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  • L. Manuel Olguin

    Language, social interaction, and secrecy. News leaks, and press/state transparency. Economic exchange, informal organizations, and reciprocity. Spanish conversation, indirect speech, rhetoric.

    Subfield: Conversation Analysis, Economic Sociology, Linguistic Anthropology. 

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

    Subfield: Social Movements, Organizations, Economic Sociology, Computational Sociology, Comparative Historical Methods, Quantitative Methods, the Short-Term Rental Economy

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    Email    yotalao@ucla.edu
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  • Pei Palmgren

    Subfield: Political sociology, international migration, displacement, development, Southeast Asia, comparative ethnography and qualitative methods

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    Email    peipalm@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A50
  • Ian Peacock

    Subfield: economic sociology, organizations, and international migration

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    Email    ipeacock@ucla.edu
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  • Johanna Hernandez Perez

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  • Anjana Gigi Radhakrishnan

    Subfield: Gender, Race, Migration

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    Email    anjanagrk@g.ucla.edu
    Office  A56
  • Allison Ramirez

    Subfield: Settler Colonialism, Economy, Culture, Race, Comparative & Historical Sociology, and Ethnography 

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    Email    allramirez@g.ucla.edu
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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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  • Qiaoyan Li Rosenberg

    Subfield: International Migration; Globalization; Economic Sociology; East Asia; Qualitative Methods.

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    Email    qdrosenberg@ucla.edu
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  • Shiva Rouhani

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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
  • Amberia Sargent

    Subfield: Gender, Race, and Qualitative Methods

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    Email    amberia.sargent@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
  • Antwann Michael Simpkins

    Subfield: Carcerality; Black Feminist Thought; Race and Ethnicity; Law and Society; Critical Race Theory; Gender; Urban and Suburban Methods Specialization: Archival Ethnography; Geographic Information Systems

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    Email    antwanns@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
  • Katherine Smock

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  • 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: Computational Sociology, Social Networks, Social Theory, Critical Theory, Culture, Social Psychology, Race & Ethnicity, Quantitative Methods

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    Email    cstoddard@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 289 (Next Door to Prof. Rossman in Haines 287)
  • Gabriel Suchodolski

    Subfield: Political Sociology; Social Movements; Development; Infrastructure and Land-use Policies; Environment & Natural Resources; Welfare Policies; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Ethnographic Methods; Brazil & India.

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    Email    g1such@ucla.edu
    Office  A56 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 Tambreé

    Subfield: Race & Ethnicity; The Black Atlantic; Death and Dying; Black Subjectivity; Expression; Sites of Community

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    Email    katambree@g.ucla.edu
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  • 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  Haines A58b
  • Caroline Tietbohl

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

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

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  • Michael Tran

    Subfield: Race and Ethnicity, Media, Culture

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    Email    mtran2@ucla.edu
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  • Jennifer Uribe

    Subfield: Race, Ethnicity, Class, Gender; Latinx and Black feminist theory; Nationalism; Qualitative methods

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    Email    jenniferuribe@g.ucla.edu
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  • Amber Villalobos

    Subfield: Social Stratification/Mobility; Education; Demography

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    Email    avillalobos@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines 228 A
  • Arthur Wang

    Subfield: Sociology of Education, International Migration, Race and Ethnicity

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    Email    arthurwang07@ucla.edu
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  • Gilad Wenig

    Subfield: Political Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Security Studies; the Middle East

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    Email    gwenig@ucla.edu
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  • Anthony James Williams

    Subfield: Incarceration; Race & Ethnicity; Gender & Sexuality; Social Movements;

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    Email    antwilliams@g.ucla.edu
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  • Sandy Xu

    Subfield: Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Comparative Historical Sociology, Socialist and Post-Socialist States, Welfare, Labor, Disability

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    Email    sandyxu@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.

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    Email    asheleeyang@g.ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56
  • Kaiting Zhou

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  • Daniel Zipp

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

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    Email    dyzipp@ucla.edu
    Office  Haines A56