Postdoctoral, Faculty, and Graduate Fellows

Below are lists of our current Postdoctoral, Graduate Student, and Faculty fellows. View a list of former fellows. 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Race and Ethnicity, 2019-2021

    Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (ABD)

    Mahasan Offutt-Chaney's Ph.D. work is in education policy from the University of California Berkeley. Her research agenda looks broadly at the historic nexus between education, race and social policy. 

Graduate Student Fellows

Faculty Fellows

  • Brown Faculty Fellow, CSREA​, 2020-2021, Associate Professor of Sociology

    Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Brown University and an affiliated scholar with the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, IL. She is the award-winning author of the book, Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court. Professor Gonzalez Van Cleve’s research is motivated by a central concern: theoretically challenging conventional paradigms driving the study of race and racism and placing these concerns squarely in the mainstream of sociology as well as the sub-fields of law, organizations and cultural sociology.

  • Brown Faculty Fellow, CSREA​, 2020-2021, Manning Assistant Professor of History

    Daniel A. Rodriguez is the Manning Assistant Professor of History at Brown University. He received his Ph.D. from New York University in 2013. His work examines the social history of Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on 19th and 20th century Cuba. His first book, The Right to Live in Health: Medical Politics in Postcolonial Havana (UNC Press, 2020), looks at how struggles over disease and health shaped the lives of Havana's residents during the transition from colonial rule to independence.