Current Graduate Students

Laura Acosta-Gonzalez

Laura Acosta-Gonzalez
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Social Change, Political Sociology, Social Conflict, Comparative and Historical Social Sciences, Social Networks, Latin America
  • Advisor:  Braun
  • E-mail: acosta@u.northwestern.edu

Dominique Adams-Romena

Dominique Adams-Romena

Atinuke Adediran

Atinuke Adediran

Kat Albrecht

Kat Albrecht

Brandon Alston

Brandon Alston
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Masculinities; Sexuality; Space; Culture; Race and Ethnicity; Organizations; Identity Formation; African American and Africana Studies; and Religion
  • Advisor:  Hagan
  • E-mail: brandonalston2020@u.northwestern.edu

Melike Arslan

Melike Arslan

Grace Augustine

Grace Augustine
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Organizational Sociology; Social Movements; Sustainability; Corporate Social Responsibility; Corporate Personhood; Work and Occupations; Qualitative and Computational Methods
  • Advisor:  Espeland; King
  • E-mail: g-augustine@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Savina Balasubramanian

Savina Balasubramanian
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction; Race and Ethnicity; Science, Knowledge, and Technology; Health and Medicine; Law and Society; Political and Historical Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology; Sociology of Social Knowledge
  • Advisor:  Orloff
  • E-mail: SavinaBalasubramanian2015@u.northwestern.edu

George Balgobin

George Balgobin

Erica Banks

Erica Banks
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Law and Society; Criminology; Race, Gender, and Class; Inequality/Stratification; Racial and Ethnic Minorities, Sex and Gender, Social Policy; Urban
  • Advisor:  Wakins-Hayes
  • E-mail: EricaBanks2015@u.northwestern.edu

Robin Bartram

Robin Bartram
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Urban sociology, housing, inequality, cultural sociology, public policy and urban regulation, welfare and legal studies, organizations, work, and occupations, environmental sociology, gender and sexualities, mixed methods
  • Advisor:  Pattillo
  • E-mail: rbartram@u.northwestern.edu

Nicholas Bascuñan-Wiley

Nicholas Bascuñan-Wiley
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Identity Formation, The Middle East, Migration and Transnationalism, Race and Ethnicity, Cultural Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Ethnography, Inequality and Stratification, Oral History
  • Advisor:  Chen
  • E-mail: NicholasBascunan-Wiley2022@u.northwestern.edu

Niamba Baskerville

Niamba Baskerville

Joshua Basseches

Joshua Basseches
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Political Sociology; Public Policy (especially environmental and energy policy); Social Movements; Legislative Process and Procedures; U.S. State Politics; Comparative-Historical Sociology
  • Advisor:  Chen
  • E-mail: jbasseches@u.northwestern.edu

Kelly Iwanaga Becker

Kelly Iwanaga Becker
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Sociology of Education; Inequality; Urban Sociology; Race, Class and Gender; Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
  • Advisor:  Quillian
  • E-mail: kib@u.northwestern.edu

Megan Albaugh Bonham

Megan Albaugh Bonham

Magda Boutros

Magda Boutros

Kelli Brodbeck

Karlia Brown

Karlia Brown

Derek Burk

Derek Burk
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Economic Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Social Movements, Sociology of Emotions, Cognitive Sociology, Consumers and Consumption
  • Advisor:  Prasad
  • E-mail: DerekBurk2015@u.northwestern.edu

Laura Carrillo

Laura Carrillo

Christopher Carroll

Christopher Carroll
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Culture, religion, race, ethnicity, urban/city, and qualitative methods (particularly visual sociology, in-depth life history interviews, and ethnography
  • Advisor:  Griswold
  • E-mail: ChristopherCarroll2014@u.northwestern.edu

John F Cataldi

John F Cataldi
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Urban issues to include Education, Inequality and Crime. Sociology of Law, Ethics & Morality, Organizations, and Environmental Sociology.
  • Advisor:  Nielsen
  • E-mail: JohnCataldi2022@u.northwestern.edu

Fiona C. Chin

Fiona C. Chin
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Social Stratification, Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Economically Successful Americans, Organizations, Diversity and Higher Education
  • Advisor:  Chen
  • E-mail: fchin@u.northwestern.edu

Morgan Clark

Morgan Clark

Yannick Coenders

Yannick Coenders

Oscar Ruben Cornejo Casares

Oscar Ruben Cornejo Casares

Anya Degenshein

Anya Degenshein
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Criminal Justice, Law and Society, Deviance, Security, Surveillance, Risk, Social and Economic Inequality, Urban Studies
  • Advisor:  Hagan
  • E-mail: adegenshein@u.northwestern.edu

Diego de los Rios

Diego de los Rios

Miri Eliyahu

Miri Eliyahu

Angel Escamilla Garcia

Angel Escamilla Garcia

Mallory Fallin

Mallory Fallin

Jun Fang

Jun Fang

Coline Ferrant

Coline Ferrant
  • Area(s) of Interest:  lifestyles; culture; food; urban & rural; inequality & stratification; class, race, ethnicity; urban ethnography; comparative methods; spatial econometrics; causal models.
  • Advisor:  Fine
  • E-mail: colineferrant2018@u.northwestern.edu

Brittany Friedman

Brittany Friedman

Hongjia Ge

Hongjia Ge

Nisa Goksel

Nisa Goksel
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Sexuality; Political and Comparative Studies; War, Violence, and Peace; Migration, Displacement and Diaspora Studies; Feminist and Women’s Movements in the Middle East; Subaltern Studies and Postcolonial Theory; Transnationalism.
  • Advisor:  Orloff
  • E-mail: HayrunnisaGoksel2014@u.northwestern.edu

Joseph Guisti

Joseph Guisti

Ole Hexel

Ole Hexel
  • Area(s) of Interest:  The role of wealth and inheritance in social stratification, international comparison of transitions into adulthood.
  • Advisor:  Quillian
  • E-mail: a5n4z1@u.northwestern.edu

Kerri Howard

Kerri Howard
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Migration, Race and Ethnicity, Legal Studies, Human Rights, Transnational Sociology, Comparative Historical Analysis, Qualitative Methodology, Latin America
  • Advisor:  Rodriguez-Muniz
  • E-mail: k-howard2015@nlaw.northwestern.edu

Austin Jenkins

Austin Jenkins

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Social Inequality; Culture; Sociology of Education; Higher Education; Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Gender; Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM); Mixed Methods
  • Advisor:  Watkins-Hayes
  • E-mail: ajohnson@u.northwestern.edu

Kory Johnson

Kory Johnson

Joshua Kaiser

Joshua Kaiser
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Law and Society, Criminology, Social Inequality, Peace and Conflict, Political Sociology, Sociology of Knowledge, Public Policy, Mixed Methods
  • Advisor:  Hagan
  • E-mail: joshauwa@northwestern.edu

Kristyn Kenn

Kristyn Kenn
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Deviance, Social Control, Inequality, and Gender and Sexuality
  • Advisor:  Nielsen
  • E-mail: kkenn@nlaw.northwestern.edu

Gabriela Kirk

Gabriela Kirk

Marcel Knudsen

Marcel Knudsen

Jeremy Kuperberg

Jeremy Kuperberg

Kangsan Lee

Kangsan Lee
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Economic Sociology, Organizations, Sociology of Art and Consumption, Social Signals (Status and Reputation), Social Networks, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, Cultural and Creative Industries, and International Markets
  • Advisor:  Carruthers
  • E-mail: KangsanLee2016@U.northwestern.edu

John Lee

John Lee

Emilio Lehoucq

Emilio Lehoucq
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Political sociology, comparative-historical (set-theoretic) methods, law and society, social movements, judicial politics, gender and sexuality, Latin America.
  • Advisor:  Braun
  • E-mail: emiliolehoucq2024@u.northwestern.edu

Lantian Li

Lantian Li
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Political and Economic Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology; Global Health and Biomedicine; Sociology of Development; Asia.
  • Advisor:  Carruthers
  • E-mail: lantianli2014@u.northwestern.edu

Justin Louie

Justin Louie

Erik Lovell

Erik Lovell
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Social Theory; Cultural Sociology; Inequality, Poverty, and Homelessness; Social Psychology and Identities; Sexualities; Religion; Sociology of Knowledge
  • Advisor:  Camic
  • E-mail: eriklovell2020@u.northwestern.edu

Alyssa Lynne

Alyssa Lynne
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Transgender Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Medical Sociology, Political Economies of Health, Qualitative Methods, Thailand
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: alyssalynne2022@u.northwestern.edu

Ryan Mack

Ryan Mack

Marisol Mastrangelo

Marisol Mastrangelo

David McElhattan

David McElhattan

Anna McKean

Anna McKean

Alka Menon

Alka Menon
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Medical Sociology; Science and Technology Studies; Race and Ethnic Studies; Gender; Cultural Sociology; Sociology of Law; Qualitative Methods
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: alka.menon@u.northwestern.edu

Jess M. Meyer

Jess M. Meyer
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Health & Social Epidemiology, Sociology of Family, Medical Sociology, Gender, Social Stratification, Quantitative Methodology
  • Advisor:  Freese
  • E-mail: jessmeyer@u.northwestern.edu

Anna Michelson

Anna Michelson

Jaimie Morse

Jaimie Morse
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Sociology of Health, Illness, and Biomedicine; Science and Technology Studies (STS); Socio-legal Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Cultural Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: jmorse@u.northwestern.edu

Mirna Nadia

Antonio Nanni

Antonio Nanni
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Computational Social Sciences, Quantitative methods, Natural Language Processing, Sociological Theory, Science and Technology, Italian Fascism
  • Advisor:  Stewart
  • E-mail: AntonioNanni2021@u.northwestern.edu

Saheli Nath

Saheli Nath
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Organizations, economic sociology, institutional economics, networks, social capital and innovation, corporate responsiveness to social movements.
  • Advisor:  King
  • E-mail: s-nath@kellogg.northwestern.edu

Y Thien Nguyen

Y Thien Nguyen
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Sociology of the Cold War, Politics of Memories, Vietnamese Anticommunism and Communism, Social Cleavages and Boundaries, Vietnamese Modernity/Nationalism/Revolution, Oral History, Memories of War
  • Advisor:  Mahoney
  • E-mail: ytn@u.northwestern.edu

Andre Nickow

Andre Nickow
  • Area(s) of Interest:  International development, economic sociology, organizations, social movements, South Asia
  • Advisor:  Prasad
  • E-mail: a-nickow@northwestern.edu

Mariana Oliver

Mariana Oliver

Andrew Owen

Andrew Owen

Vontrese Deeds Pamphile

Vontrese Deeds Pamphile

David Peterson

David Peterson

Sonia Planson

Sonia Planson

Jane Pryma

Jane Pryma
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Sexuality, Medical Sociology, Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Social Theory, Disability Studies
  • Advisor:  Orloff
  • E-mail: jane.pryma@u.northwestern.edu

Nevena Radoynovska

Nevena Radoynovska

Margarita Rayzberg

Margarita Rayzberg
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Science, Knowledge, and Technology, Global and Transnational Sociology; Sociology of Social Knowledge, Sociology of Expertise, International Development, Sociology of Economics, History of Social Thought, Contemporary Social Theory, Global Inequality
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: MargaritaRayzberg2016@u.northwestern.edu

William Richardson

William Richardson

Christopher Robertson

Christopher Robertson

Daniel Rubin

Daniel Rubin

Iman Sediqe

Iman Sediqe

Talia Shiff

Talia Shiff

Zach Sommers

Zach Sommers

Qi Song

Qi Song
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Political and Economic Sociology; Fiscal Sociology, Sociology of Finance, Comparative-Historical Studies, Chinese Society
  • Advisor:  Carruthers
  • E-mail: QiSong2022@u.northwestern.edu

Arielle Tolman

Arielle Tolman
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Law and Society, Sociology of Health and Medicine, Sociology of Science and Technology, Sociology of Culture and Sociology of Knowledge
  • Advisor:  Hagan
  • E-mail: atolman@northwestern.edu

Omri Tubi

Omri Tubi

Wara Urwasi

Wara Urwasi

Rahardhika Arista Utama

Rahardhika Arista Utama

Paola Villegas

Paola Villegas
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Comparative-Historical Analysis, Housing, Migration, Gender, Class, Race & Ethnicity, Spatial Segregation, Public Space & Street Design, Land Use & Development
  • Advisor:  Heimer
  • E-mail: PaolaVillegas2015@u.northwestern.edu

Stefan Vogler

Stefan Vogler
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender & Sexuality, Sociology of Law, Law & Society, Sociology of Science and Knowledge, Feminist & Queer Theory, Criminology, Political Sociology, Culture
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: stefanvogler2012@u.northwestern.edu

Devin Wiggs

Devin Wiggs
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Theory; Economic Sociology; Political Sociology; The Philosophy of Pragmatism; History of Sociology; Sociology of Knowledge.
  • Advisor:  Camic
  • E-mail: DevinWiggs2023@u.northwestern.edu

Vincent Yung

Vincent Yung