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      • First nameLast nameEmailDegreeArea of Study
        NuriAkin akinn904@newschool.eduPhD
        AhadAli alia494@newschool.eduPhDSociology of Knowledge, Science and Technology Studies, Public Sphere, Media Studies, Data Mapping, Digital Cultures, Research Methods.
        ArianaAli alia474@newschool.eduPhD
        FatemahAlqabandi alqaf424@newschool.eduPhD
        GuillerminaAltomonte altog301@newschool.eduPhDCare work, domestic and service labor, feminist theory, cultural economic sociology, sociology of the family, qualitative methods
        TaniaAparicio Morales taparicio@newschool.eduPhDCultural production, organizational theory, economic sociology, sociology of art, work, ethnography
        Personal Website
        YeseniaAponte-Melendez apony762@newschool.eduPhD
        BerfuAygenc Akman aygeb017@newschool.eduPhD
        ManuelaBadilla Rajevic badim098@newschool.eduPhD
        ScottBeck becks944@newschool.eduPhD
        AnnaBlumberg bluma410@newschool.eduPhD
        AlissaBoguslaw bogua624@newschool.eduPhDPolitical Sociology, Cultural Sociology, State & Institution-Building in Kosovo, Transitional Justice
        ZoeCarey carez648@newschool.eduPhD
        Maria IgnaciaCastellon Ramirez castm703@newschool.eduPhD
        FengChen chenf420@newschool.eduPhD
        MariaChristoforou chrim793@newschool.eduPhD
        Fabiolade Lachica Huerta delaf126@newschool.eduPhD
        DouglasDe Toledo Piza pizad016@newschool.eduPhDMy investigation focuses on how globalization shapes spaces. I analyze the international commerce de-regulation in a special economic zone, and the immigration law reforms in the Paraguay-Argentina-Brazil tri-border area. Subfields: Global and Transnational Sociology, Development Sociology, Economic Sociology, Anthropology of the State, and Migration and Mobility Studies. Topics: informal economy, markets, special economic zones, borderlands, and migration.
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        AmandaDelong deloa325@newschool.eduPhDSociology of health and illlness, cultures of medicine, reproductive technologies, genetic selves, kinship studies, mental health, biopolitics and medical anthropology. I'm also interested in contagion, networks and epidemics.
        BaharehEbne Alian ebneb454@newschool.eduPhD
        KumikoEndo endok750@newschool.eduPhDCultural sociology and economic sociology with an emphasis on intimate/family life. Area of expertise: Japan, East Asia. Other research interests: globalization; religion; second modernity.
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        HenriErgas ergah567@newschool.eduPhD
        RezvanehGanji ganjr455@newschool.eduPhDHuman Rights (social and economic rights), Structural and Political Violence, Global Governance, Economic Sanctions, “social” dimensions of Sustainable Development
        Tamsyn LauraGilbert gilbet14@newschool.eduPhDSociology of Art, Digital Sociology, Sociology of Media, New Media Art, Feminism, Cyberfeminism
        Personal Website
        PatrickGilger gilgp615@newschool.eduPhD
        KirilGlavev glavevk@newschool.eduPhD
        Francisco DavidGonzalez Camelo gonzf639@newschool.eduPhD
        EmmanuelGuerisoli guere469@newschool.eduPhDPhD Candidate, Proposed dissertation title: "Dual State and Multiple-Class Citizens: Extra-legal Institution Building and The Stratification of American Citizenship in the War on Terror"; Committee Members: Andrew Arato (Chair), Carlos Forment, Miriam Ticktin, and Andreas Kalyvas. Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory, Political Sociology, Historical Sociology, Sociology of Violence, Crime and Deviance, State Formation, Sociology of the Rule of Law and the Exception, Citizenship, Law and Society, Revolutions and Political Violence, Democratic Theory, Dictatorships and Authoritarian Regimes, Constitution Making, Sovereignty and Constituent Power, Humanitarianism and Anthropology of Human Rights, Neoliberalism and Sociology of Capitalism, World System Analysis.
        MeredithHall hallm274@newschool.eduPhDAttribution as a social and economic process; intellectual property; cultural sociology of the economy; sociology of knowledge; sociology of the media; science and technology studies; social and cultural theory
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        MarioHernandez hernm680@newschool.eduPhDResearch focuses on themes in urban sociology- The revitalization of cities, gentrification, urban design, race and ethnicity. Subject areas include the use of media such as data, mapping and visualization and the sociology of culture with regard to artists shaping the urban landscape in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
        DavidJanes janed422@newschool.eduPhDWar memory in Northeast Asia, economic sociology, sociology of education
        ChanghoJo joc616@newschool.eduPhD
        BettineJosties jostb343@newschool.eduPhD
        SidraKamran kamrs623@newschool.eduPhD
        MayukoKawai kawam445@newschool.eduPhD
        AysegulKayagil kayaa094@newschool.eduPhD
        AndrewKloppe klopa753@newschool.eduPhD
        FranziskaKonig Paratore koenf112@newschool.eduPhDPolitical and Cultural Sociology, Sociolinguistics, Subcultures, Sociology of the Body, Sociology of Art, Feminist Theory, Content Analysis, History of Cultural Diplomacy
        KarolinaKoziura kozik889@newschool.eduPhDEthnography of the nation-state; nationalism and everyday ethnicity; urban culture in Central and Eastern Europe (special focus on Ukraine); comparative historical sociology
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        Chih-YuanLin linc939@newschool.eduPhD
        LisaLipscomb lipsl047@newschool.eduPhD
        YeLiu liuy148@newschool.eduPhD
        AnatLivshits livsa739@newschool.eduPhDSociology of religion, feminist theory, sociology of family, sociology of culture
        SaiMadivala madis142@newschool.eduPhD
        SantiagoMandirola mands436@newschool.eduPhD
        AnnaMatthiesen matta644@newschool.eduPhD
        ZacharyMetz metzz793@newschool.eduPhDMy research focuses on the sociological dynamics of intractable, long-term and violent conflict. I am interested in the drivers of intractability, what distinguishes intractable conflict from other types of social stratification, and also the "seams" at which intractability is challenged by people in small, powerful ways reaching across lines of conflict.
        Gay LebohangMokwena mokwg590@newschool.eduPhD
        OlimpiaMosteanu mosto995@newschool.eduPhD
        FredericoOliveira olivf238@newschool.eduPhDBrazilian Higher Education Policy and Foreign Relations, Role of Higher Education in (re-)Defining the Relations Between Nations
        DavidPeppas peppd886@newschool.eduPhD
        RobertProverb provr436@newschool.eduPhD
        JussaraRaxlen raxlj632@newschool.eduPhDMy dissertation examines how the concept of “care” travels within and across several sites and institutions involved in the provision of paid home care for the “young, infirm, disabled and frail.” Drawing a map of the meanings, practices and classificatory struggles that constitute the field of home care in New York City, the aim is to understand the challenges and possibilities that constrain and enable the city’s care regimes. Areas of study: sociology of culture, sociology of knowledge, classification systems and the politics of knowing; domestic and care work; theories of subjectivity and embodiment; governmentality; and boundary work.
        TimRosenkranz roset997@newschool.eduPhDMy dissertation analyzes processes of national tourism marketing as case of the organizational transformation of the nation-state in global markets. Area of Study: Globalization, Economic Sociology, Organizations, Sociology of Culture.
        AyakoSairenji SairA991@newschool.eduPhDSociology of Religion, Immigration, Asian Americans (esp. Japanese and Japanese Americans)
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        HarrisonSchultz schuh072@newschool.eduPhDPolitical sociology, comparative-historical sociology, theory
        ZacharySunderman sundz695@newschool.eduPhD
        AgnesSzanyi szana218@newschool.eduPhD
        BaharTabakoglu tabab174@newschool.eduPhDPolitical Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Labor, Modern Turkey & India, Civil Society and State Theory, Social Movements, Historical-Comparative Sociology, Research Methods
        Hasan ErtugTombus tombh271@newschool.eduPhD
        LuisTsukayama Cisneros tsukl431@newschool.eduPhD
        Zeynep GoyakUstun ustuz609@newschool.eduPhD
        ShaowenWang wangs831@newschool.eduPhD
        TaebumYoo yoot329@newschool.eduPhD
        ElizabethZiff ziffe406@newschool.eduPhDMy dissertation focuses on military spouses who have been surrogates for other couples or individuals. My areas of interest are: Reproductive Sociolgy, Sociology of the Family, Intersections of Race, Class and Gender and Quantitative and Qualitative Methods.
        JeffreyZimmerman zimmj326@newschool.eduPhD
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