Below you’ll find the directory of current students in the sociology graduate program. At the top of the list are the doctoral students nearing completion of the Ph.D. and currently on the job market.
On the Job Market
Research interests: Environmental Sociology, Social Movements, Sociology of Disaster, Food and Environment, Rural Sociology
Dissertation Title: "Dividing the San Juan: Water Inequality in the Southwest"
Dissertation Committee: Thomas Shriver (chair), Stefano Longo, Kim Ebert, and Micheal Schulman
Research Interests: Food Systems, Environmental Sociology, and Social Theory
Dissertation Title: ”The Ocean and Society: A Multi-Level, Socio-Historical Analysis of Environmental-Marine Impact, Seafood Consumption, and Labor at Sea.”
Dissertation Committee: Stefano Longo (chair), Sarah Bowen, Tom Shriver, and Anna Manzoni
Research Interests: Sociology of Childhood & Youth; Sociology of Family; Bodies & Embodiment; Sociology of Health; Sociology of Food; Qualitative Methods.
Dissertation Title: ”Experiences of Body Image and Bodily Stigma Among Pre-Adolescent Children.”
Dissertation Committee: Sarah Bowen (chair), Michaela DeSoucey, Kim Ebert, and Annie Hardison-Moody.
Research Interests: Social Psychology; Family and the Life Course; Race, Gender, and Class; Emotions; Culture; Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods; Program Evaluation; Mentorship
Dissertation Title: "Time of My Life: Managing Experiences of Time when Life gets Stuck"
Dissertation Committee: Michael Schwalbe (chair), Sinikka Elliott, Anna Manzoni, and Michaela DeSoucey
Research Interests: Environmental, Agri-Food Systems, Political Economy of the World- System, Latin America and the Caribbean, Social Movements and Social Theory
Dissertation Title: "A Comparative Historical Analysis of Incorporation, Agricultural Development and Cuba’s Social Metabolic Order, 1898-2016"
Dissertation Committee: Stefano B. Longo (chair), Sarah Bowen, Thomas Shriver and Michelle Schroeder-Moreno
Research Interests: Work and Organizations, Inequality – Race, Class and Gender, Diversity, Research Methods, Social Psychology, and Political Sociology
Dissertation Title: "Conforming and Reassuring: How Employees of a High-Tech Organization Construct the Meaning of Diversity"
Dissertation Committee: Steve McDonald (chair), Anna Manzoni, Michaela DeSoucey, Martha Crowley, and Walter Wolfram
Sociology Graduate Students
Holly Benton, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1911 Bldg, Room 340
Specialization: Social Change and Organizations; Community-engaged Scholarship
John Hedlund, email@example.com, 1911 Bldg, Room 340
Specialization: Inequality – Race, Class, and Gender
BA, Willamette University / MSW, University of Washington
Kelsey Mischke, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1911 Bldg, Room 328
Brandon Morrissey, email@example.com, 1911 Bldg, Room 314
Victoria Ream, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1911 Bldg, Room 332