On The Market

The following Ph.D. candidates and recent graduates from the Brown University Department of Sociology are seeking positions in the field.

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    Research Interests

    Urban Sociology; Political Sociology; Political Economy of Development and Globalization; Comparative-Historical Methods; Brazil; South Africa

    Dissertation Title

    Urban Origins of Democracy and Inequality: Governing Johannesburg and São Paulo, 1985-2016.

    Committee Members

    Patrick Heller (chair), Nitsan Chorev, Peter Evans (UC-Berkeley), John Logan

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    Research Interests

    Empire and Colonialism; Global and Transnational Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Knowledge and Expertise; Historical Sociology; Political Sociology; Cultural Sociology; Social Theory; Historical and Ethnographic Methods

    Dissertation Title

    The Right to Have Rights: Race-Making, Liberalism and the British West Indies.

    Committee Members

    José Itzigsohn (chair), Michael Kennedy, Nitsan Chorev, Anthony Bogues, Julian Go

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    Research Interests

    Urban Sociology; Gentrification; Community Development and Nonprofits; Environment & Society; Social Movements; Qualitative and Historical Methods; Spatial Analysis

    Dissertation Title

    Historical Development and the Community Gardening Movements in Austin, TX and Boston, MA.

    Committee Members

    Hilary Silver (Chair), Scott Frickel, Josh Pacewicz