Joseph Bongiovi

Dissertation Chair: Arne Kalleberg
Areas of Interest: Organizations; work; international and comparative, particularly Asia and Latin America; gender; peace, war and defense
bongiovi@email.unc.edu| Website | CV

 

Michael Dunn

Dissertation Title: “The Digital Evolution of Work: Implications to Job Quality, Worker Migration Patterns and Long-term Career Prospects”
Dissertation Chair: Arne Kalleberg
Areas of Interest: Work/Occupations; labor markets; migration
mikewill@live.unc.edu| Website | CV

 

Shane Elliott

Dissertation Title: “Capitalizing Craft: Identity Work in Craft Beer Markets of Production and Consumption
Dissertation Chair
: Arne Kalleberg
Areas of Interest: Organizations; work
cselliot@email.unc.edu| CV

 

 

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Sarah Gaby

Dissertation Title: “Becoming Activists: Participatory Practices in Youth Civic Associations.”
Dissertation Chairs: Andy Andrews and Neal Caren
Areas of Interest: Social Movements; inequality and politics; political sociology; organizations; online organizing; youth and civic engagement; race and class inequality; quantitative and qualitative methods
sgaby@unc.edu | Website | CV

 

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Bo Hyeong Jane Lee

Dissertation Title: “Young Women’s Work-Family Orientations and Educational Outcomes in Emerging Adulthood”
Dissertation Chair: Lisa Pearce
Areas of Interest: Family; religion; inequality
janeblee@live.unc.edu | Website | CV

 

 

Autumn McClellan

Areas of Interest: Inequality; stratification; social movements; media
mcclela@email.unc.edu | CV

 

 

Renee Ryberg

Dissertation Title: “Inequality and the Transition to Adulthood”
Dissertation Chair: Lisa Pearce
Areas of Interest: Transition to adulthood; life course studies; adolescence; education; family; social stratification
rryberg@live.unc.edu | CV

 

 

Anna Rybinska

Dissertation Title: “Non-normative Childbearing Behavior Over the Life Course”
Dissertation Chair: S. Philip Morgan and Yong Cai
Areas of Interest: Fertility/Mortality and Population Growth; Family; Life Course and Aging; Advanced Quantitative Methods
annar@live.unc.edu| CV

 

 

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Holly Straut Eppsteiner

Dissertation Title: “Constrained Choices: Immigrant Mothers Negotiating Work, Family, and Legality in the New South”
Dissertation Chair: Jacqueline Hagan
Areas of Interest: International migration; gender, work, occupations, and labor markets; family; qualitative methods; religion and migration
hstraut@unc.edu | Website | CV

 

Didem Turkoglu

Dissertation Title: “Who gets to have a say in Higher Education: Neoliberal Reforms, Protest, and Opposition”
Dissertation Chairs: Charles Kurzman and Neal Caren
Areas of Interest: Political Sociology; Social Movements; Race/Ethnicity; Economic Sociology; Political Culture; Comparative Historical Sociology; Mixed Methods
turkoglu@live.unc.edu| Website | CV

 

 

Joshua Wassink

Dissertation Title: “Self-Employment, International Migration, and Mobility in Mexico”
Dissertation Chair: Jacqueline Hagan
Areas of Interest: International Migration; Social Stratification; Economic Sociology; Demography; Mixed Methods Research; Latin America; Global Development
wassink@live.unc.edu | CV

 

 

Batool Zaidi

Dissertation Title: “Son preference and daughter aversion: Pakistani parents’ investment in health and education”
Dissertation Chair: Samuel P. Morgan
Areas of Interest: Demography; Gender; Family; Mixed Methods; Development Sociology; Maternal and Child Health; Social Inequality; Social Justice and Education
bzaidi@live.unc.edu| CV