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

    Social Inequality; Poverty; Families; Organizations; Qualitative Methods

    Dissertation Title

    The Ecological Patterning and Effects of Child Care Markets

    Committee Members

    Josh Pacewicz (chair), Mark Suchman, and Margot Jackson

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    Research Interests

    Global and Transnational Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Cultural Sociology and Sociology of Knowledge; Political Sociology; Empire and Colonialism; 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

    Development; Historical Sociology; Historiography; Sociology of Empires; Nationalism; Sociology of Knowledge; World-Systems Analysis

    Dissertation Title

    Rethinking Empire: Democratization, Socialism, Nationalism and Early 20th Century German and Russian Colonialism.

    Committee Members

    Michael Kennedy (chair), Nitsan Chorev, Josh Pacewicz

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    Research Interests

    Political Sociology; Cultural Sociology; Sociology of Knowledge & Expertise; Comparative Historical Sociology; Qualitative Methods

    Dissertation Title

    Rightward in the Rustbelt: How Conservatives Remade the GOP, 1947-2012

    Committee Members

    Josh Pacewicz (Co-Chair), Nitsan Chorev (Co-Chair), José Itzigsohn, Cedric de Leon

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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

    Asian Americans; Social Construction of Knowledge; Race and Ethnicity; W.E.B. Du Bois; Du Boisian Sociology; Sociological Theories of Race; Quantitative Methods; Inequality; Housing

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    Research Interests

    Environmental Sociology; Latin America; Fisheries; Sociology of Knowledge and Science; Social Movements

    Dissertation Title

    An upwelling of expertise: The collapse of the Peruvian anchoveta fishery and the rise of grassroots science, 1973-2000.

    Committee Members

    Scott Frickel (Chair), Nitsan Chorev, Michael Kennedy, José Carlos Orihuela (Catholic University of Peru (PUCP)), David Hess (Vanderbilt University)