Ph.D. Students on the Job Market

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The following Ph.D. candidates and recent graduates from the Brown University Department of Sociology are seeking positions in the field. To see more information on each candidate, please view his or her profile by clicking the name.

Jennifer Bouek

Bouek, JenniferBouek, Jennifer

Research Interests: Social Inequality; Poverty; Families; Organizations; Qualitative Methods







Ricarda Hammer

Hammer, RicardaHammer, Ricarda

Research Interests: Social Theory; Global and Transnational Sociology; Cultural Sociology and Sociology of Knowledge; Empire and Colonialism; Race and Ethnicity; Historical and Ethnographic Methods






Juho Korhonen

Korhonen, JuhoKorhonen, Juho

Curriculum Vitae

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

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

Committee Members: Michael Kennedy (chair), Nitsan Chorev, Josh Pacewicz


Johnnie Lotesta

Lotesta, Johnnie AnneLotesta, Johnnie Anne

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests: Political Sociology; Sociology of Knowledge & Expertise; Comparative Historical Sociology; Qualitative Methods






Tina M. Park

Park, TinaPark, Tina

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






Apollonya Porcelli

Porcelli, ApollonyaPorcelli, Apollonya

Curriculum Vitae

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

Dissertation (working 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)