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

    Climate Change; Environmental Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology; Postcolonialism; Knowledge and Expertise; Critical Development; Policy- and Decision-Making

    Dissertation Title

    Confronting Global Crisis or Business as Usual: Competing Frames in the Making of Climate Adaptation.

    Committee Members

    J. Timmons Roberts (Chair), Nitsan Chorev, Patrick Heller, Dan Hirschman, Pinar Batur (Vassar College)

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    Sociologies of Race and Colonialism; Organizational Theory and Cultural Sociology; Du Boisian Sociology; Sociology of Eliteness, Faculty, and Meritocracy

    Dissertation Title

    Racializing Meritocracy: Ideas of Excellence and Exclusion in Faculty Diversity.

    Committee Members

    Jose Itzigsohn, Michael Kennedy, Daniel Hirschman, Laura López-Sanders

  • Research Interests

    Stratification; Migration; Demography; Race/Ethnicity; Law and Society; Organizational Sociology

    Dissertation Title

    Employment Discrimination Against Immigrants.

    Committee Members

    Margot Jackson, Zhenchao Qian, Andrew Schrank, Laura Lopez-Sanders, Roberto Gonzales

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    Research Interests

    Environment; Climate Change Adaptation; Community Power

    Dissertation Title

    Insuring Inequality: The Role of FEMA in Unequal Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise in Coastal New England

    Committee Members

    Andrew Schrank (Chair), Scott Frickel, J. Timmons Roberts, and Josh Pacewicz

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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

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    Research Interests

    Revolutions and Social Movements; Comparative & Historical Sociology; Political & Cultural Sociology; Media & Globalization; Organizations; Latin America & the Middle East

    Dissertation Title

    Realizing Revolution: Nationalism, Freedom, and Utopia in Iran and Nicaragua, 1979-1999

    Committee Members

    Michael Kennedy (Chair), Jose Itzigsohn, Josh Pacewicz