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Current Graduate Students

na  Nilufer Akalin:
 Transnational migration, labor migration, indentured servitude,
 political sociology, sociology of health, health policies



Apurva Apurva:
Historical Sociology, Social Movements and Urban Studies

Toivo Asheeke:
Southern African Decolonization Struggles, Global Black Movements, Pan-Africanism, Revolutionary Ideas and Movements, World-historical study of Social Movements, Haitian Revolutionary Studies, Political Economy of Underdevelopment

Kushariyaningsih C. Boediono:
My current research interests stem from successive deforestation in Indonesia caused by log trend and recently by oil-palm trend. My focus is on rural transformation, particularly the fate oil palm small-holders who were incorporated into global circuits of production.

jc   Jonathan A. Christiansen:
  Social movements, Transnational labor/class formation under
  neoliberalism, Political economy of South Asia



Hua-Hsuan Chu:
Food regime, reproduction, coloniality, imperialism, East Asian capitalism

Daniel De Deus Cunha:
World-ecology, Industrial Revolution, Frontiers of commodification, Critique of political economy, Critical theory

Mehmet Baki Deniz:
Marxist Urban Sociology, Urban Social Movements, Sociology of the state, Political Economy of Democratic Transition in Latin American Countries, Political Economy of Welfare State in Turkey

Delal Aydin Elhuseyni
Historical sociology, social mobilization, cultural politics

Gamze Evcimen:
Historical and Comparative Sociology, Social Science Methodologies and Epistemologies, State-Society Relations, Neoliberalism and Religion in the GlobalSouth

bf  Büşra Ferligül:
  Political sociology, political economy, populism, Latin America





gf  Gabreélla Friday:
  Social movements, civil rights, mass incarceration, and political



Luis Garrido:
The processes of state socialism within the capitalist world-system, Maritime transportation within the process of accumulation of capital at world-scale.

Sophia Givre:
World-system analysis, historical sociology, cultural studies, criminology, social movements, ecological crisis, Appalachia

Marcin Grodzki
Social psychology/symbolic interactionism, C. Wright Mills, "old" institutional economics, Karl Polanyi, sociology of knowledge, pragmatism

Ren-Jie Hong
Social policy, welfare state, China study, labor study, comparative politics, and social image

Frank Hughes
Cultural political economy, urban studies, crime and justice studies, competing methodological approaches to social science

Chungse Jung
World-historical study of social movements, Historical sociology, Political sociology, Development sociology, World-System Analysis, Political Economy of East Asia

Eren Karaca:
Political economy of globalization, social policy, welfare state, international/transnational organizations

Steve Knauss
Theories of imperialism and unequal exchange, the political economy of development and global inequalities, Marxism and the history of the international left

Bengu Kurtege-Sefer:
Interests: Sociology of law, criminology, gender and land rights, historical sociology, Middle East region

Jonghwa Kwon:
Climate change and carbon economy, Politics of Nature, Global energy politics, Social Studies of Finance, East Asian political economy
Dissertation research: "Green Dreams: Development, Climate Change, and Making Carbon Markets in Korea"

blBronwyn Lee:
Political economy, Comparative methodologies, Economic policy, Extractive industries. My current research looks at bauxite mining in Jamaica and Australia to explain how nationalization is affected by location in the world-system.

Yeon-Hwa Lee:
Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Public Policy, Migration, Social Change, Inequality, Stratification

Seokmin  Seokmin Lee:
  World-system analysis, historical/comparative sociology, sociology
  of finance and money, early modern China/Europe



Serra Kocak:
Gender Studies, Intersectionality, Identity Construction, Modernity, Muslim Women, Neoliberalism


ben marley  Ben Marley: - Personal Website
  Curriculum Vitae

  Environmental sociology, food studies, work and family, social
  theory, globalization, qualitative methods, energy studies, world



mo  Mehmet Can Omay:
  The Political, Economic and Historical Sociology of the Ottoman
  Empire, Modern Turkey, and the Middle East. My current research
  project is about Neoliberal Islamism of Turkey, which is represented
  by the AKP government.


Roberto  Roberto J. Ortiz:
  Political ecology of global oil production, Political economy and
  crises of capitalism, Uneven development and environmental
  degradation at the world scale, Latin American economic


Kevin Revier:
World-System Analysis, Social Movements, Historical Sociology

Sung Hee Ru:
World-systems analysis, Classical theoretical studies, East Asian studies, and Comparative historical sociology

Odilka Santiago:
Historical sociology, social mobilization, cultural politics

bs  Büşra Satı:
  Historical sociology, Global labour history, Labour migration,
  Feminist politics, Women's and gender history



James  James Armel Smith
 Historical Sociology, History/Sociology of Science, Social and
 Scientific Practices of Classification, Dutch Golden Age Studies,
 17th-18th Century Dutch/European Scientific Cultures, Critical
 Theory/Post Structuralism/Practice Theory, Gender and Sexuality

msMichael Stephens:
Historical Sociology, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Political Economy and Development, State and Nation, the Caribbean and Atlantic world, Cultural Studies


Canan Tanir:
Sociology of body, Women's movements, Sociology of knowledge, Feminist epistemologies, Islam and neoliberalism

Andrea Toth:
World-System Analysis, Historical Sociology, Critical Political-Economy, Structural Inequalities, Nationalism

mv  Manuel Francisco Varo Lopez:
  Climate change, Political ecology, Agrarian studies, Energy regimes,
  Environmental and climate history



Cyrystal E.  Vuole:
Ecofeminism, animal rights movement, intersectionality theory, gender representations, women's representations in horror films

ek  Elif Yilmaz-Kucek:
  Migration, Social Inequality, Gender



Babyrani Yumnam
International Development, Historical Sociology, Borderland Studies

Last Updated: 3/5/18