Recent Student Publications

Brown University Sociology Graduate Student Publications -- featuring 2017-2023 graduates & current students with publication dates from 2016-forward:

Acosta, Jonathon. 2023. “No MAS: Who Said No to Evo in Bolivia?” Sociology of Development 9(1):56–77. doi: 10.1525/sod.2022.0019.

Adhikari, Anindita and Taylor, Peter. 2016. “Transformative Education and Community Development: Sharing Learning to Challenge Inequality” pp 189-204 in Class, Inequality and Development edited by Mae Shaw and Marjorie Mayo. UK: Policy Press

Adhikari, Anindita, and Vasudha Chhotray. 2020. "The Political Construction of Extractive Regimes in Two Newly Created Indian States: A Comparative Analysis of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh". Development and Change. 51 (3): 843-873.

Adhikari, Anindita, Navmee Goregaonkar, Rajendran Narayanan, Nishant Panicker, and Nithya Ramamoorthy. 2020. "Manufactured Maladies: Lives and Livelihoods of Migrant Workers During COVID-19 Lockdown in India". The Indian Journal of Labour Economics : An Organ of the Indian Society of Labour Economics. 63 (4): 969-997.

Adhikari, Anindita. 2021. Review of "Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India's Urban Slums—Development and Accountability in Urban India: Party Workers, Citizens and Public Services" by Adam Auerbach, 2019. Economic and Political Weekly. 56 (21): 27-28.

Ball, Amanda C. 2022. “I Know Why the White Lady Cries: Growing Pains of an Antiracist Cleft Habitus.” Social Problems 1–18.

Bellman, Benjamin, Seth E. Spielman, and Rachel S. Franklin. 2018. “Local Population Change and Variations in Racial Integration in the United States, 2000-2010.” International Regional Science Review 41(2): 233–55.

Botoeva, Aisalkyn. 2017. “Transnational Islamic Banks & Local Markets in Central Asia” in Islam, Society and Politics in Central Asia, Central Eurasia in Context Book Series, Pittsburgh, PA: Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, ed, Pauline Jones Luong.

Bouek, Jennifer W. 2018.  "Navigating Networks: How Nonprofit Network Membership Shapes Response to Resource Scarcity." Social Problems 65:11-32.

Bouek, Jennifer W. 2018. “The Rise and Falter of the Emergency Food Assistance Network.” In Food and Poverty: Food Insecurity and Food Sovereignty among America’s Poor, edited by L. Hossfeld, E.B. Kelly, and J. Waity. Vanderbilt Press: Nashville, TN.

Bradlow, Benjamin. 2019. “Brazil’s Political Peripheries and the Authoritarian Style”, Spotlight On series on “Political Geographies of Right-Wing Populism”. International Journal of Urban & Regional Research.

Bradlow, Benjamin. 2021. “Weapons Of The Strong: Elite Resistance And The Neo-Apartheid City.” City & Community. 20:3, 191-211.

Brady, Samantha. 2022. “Neoliberal Capitalism, Older Adult Care and Feminist Theory.” The CLR James Journal 28(1/2):85–108.

Brennan, Elizabeth and Mark Suchman. 2020. “Law and Technology in Healthcare Organizations” in Research Handbook on Socio-Legal Studies of Medicine and Health edited by M-A Jacob and A. Kirkland. Edward Elgar Publishing. 

Carvalho, Rui F. (2020). “Trust thy neighbour? Interpersonal trust in twelve ethnically diverse European neighbourhoods.” In: Marta Smagacz-Poziemska, M. Victoria Gómez, Patricia Pereira, Laura Guarino, Sebastian Kurtenbach and Juan J. Villalón (eds.) Inequality and Uncertainty: Current Challenges for Cities. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 185-204.

Cattell, Jasper. 2021. “‘Change is Coming’: Imagined Futures, Optimism and Pessimism Among Youth Climate Protesters.” Canadian Journal of Family and Youth 13(1): 1-17.

Caven, Meg. 2019 (accepted for publication). Quantification, Inequality, and the Contestation of School Closures in Philadelphia. Sociology of Education.

Chhotray, Vasudha, Adhikari, Anindita, and Bahuguna, Vidushi. (2020). “The Political Prioritization of Welfare in India: Comparing the Public Distribution System in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.” World Development Vol 128.

Chorev, Nitsan, and Amanda C. Ball. 2022. “The Knowledge-Based Economy and the Global South.” Annual Review of Sociology 48(1).

​​Chorev, Nitsan and Salma Mutwafy. Spring 2021. “Innovation Contests, Vaccine Diplomacy, and Health Nationalism: The Case of Kenya.” Sectors. 11- 13.

Conway, C. M., and Sarah M. Hodgman. 2020. “Undergraduate music student perspectives on the music school as a space for the development of allyhood.” Music Education Research 22(2):173-184.

Conway, Colleen, and Sarah Hodgman. In Press. “Defining Musicianship-focused Curriculum and Assessment.” In Conway, Colleen (Ed.), Musicianship-focused Curriculum and Assessment. GIA Publications.

Cueto Piazza, Alejandra. 2023. “Leveraging Unexpected Opportunities While Doing Fieldwork Abroad.” Sectors The Newsletter of the Sociology of Development Section, American Sociological Association.

Cueto Piazza, Alejandra. 2022. “Calla Hummel (2021) Why Informal Workers Organize? Contentious Politics, Enforcement, and the State.” Global Labour Journal 13(3). doi: 10.15173/glj.v13i3.5248.

Das, Maitreyi B., and Ieva Zumbyte. 2017. "The Motherhood Penalty and Female Employment in Urban India." Policy Research working paper 8004. World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Doering, Laura and Kristen McNeill. 2020. “Elaborating on the Abstract: Group Meaning-Making in a Colombian Microsavings Program.” American Sociological Review 83(3): 417-450.

Dora Sampaio and Rui F. Carvalho (2022). “Transnational families, care and wellbeing: The role of legal status and sibling relationships across borders.” Wellbeing, Space and Society, 3: 100097 (1-7).

Dos Santos, Karolina. 2021. Review of Revolution Around the Corner: Voices from the Puerto Rican Socialist Party in the United States by José E. Velázquez, Carmen V. Rivera, and Andrés Torres. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 7(4):455-605.

Dos Santos, Karolina. 2021. Discussion of The Sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois: Racialized Modernity and the Global Color Line by José Itzigsohn and Karida Brown. The CLR James Journal 27(1-2):377-389.

Dymnicki, Allison, Samantha Neiman, Aasha Joshi, Tasha Johnson, and Sarah Hodgman. 2021. “Development and validation of a measure of organizational capacity for implementing youth development programs.” Evaluation and Program Planning 86.

Falzon, Danielle and Pinar Batur. 2018. “Lost and Damaged: Environmental Racism, Climate Justice, and Conflict in the Pacific.” Pp. 401–12 in Handbook of the Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations, Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research. Springer, Cham.

Falzon, Danielle, Samuel Maron, Robert Wengronowitz, Alex Press, Benjamin Levy, Jeffrey Juris. 2018. “To Change Everything We Need Everyone: Recursivity in the People’s Climate March.” Interface: a journal for and about social movements 10(1-2):92-116.

Fanelli, Ester. 2023. “Italian Nonmarital Fertility Ratio: Components of an Unexpected Rise.” Population Research and Policy Review 42(5): 1-21.

Fanelli, Ester and Profeta, Paola. 2021. “Fathers' Involvement in the Family, Fertility, and Maternal Employment: Evidence From Central and Eastern Europe.” Demography 58 (5): 1931–1954. doi:  10.1215/00703370-9411306

Frickel, Scott and Jonathan Tollefson. 2022. "When Environmental Inequality Racialized: Historical Evidence from Providence, Rhode Island." Socius 8:1-14.

Garbes, Laura. 2019. “Sound Archive Access: Revealing Emergent Cultures.” Journal of Radio and Audio Media 1(29): 79-87.

Hammer, Ricarda. 2017. "Epistemic Ruptures: History, Practice, and the Anticolonial Imagination." In International origins of social and political theory, pp. 153-180. Emerald Publishing Limited.

Hammer, Ricarda and Alexandre White. 2017. “Decolonizing the Social: A Junior Scholars’ Workshop”, Perspectives: Theory Section Newsletter.

Hammer, Ricarda. 2018. “Bringing the Global Home: Students Research Local Areas through Postcolonial Perspectives”, Teaching Sociology 46(2): 135:147.

Hammer, Ricarda and Alexandre White. 2019. Toward a Sociology of Colonial Subjectivity: Political Agency in Haiti and Liberia. Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 2332649218799369.

Hammer, Ricarda. 2019. “We who? Colonialism, Silences in our Narrative of Self and the Anticolonial Imagination.” PEWS Newsletter. 

Hammer, Ricarda. 2020. “Decolonizing the Civil Sphere: The Politics of Difference, Imperial Erasures, and Theorizing from History.” Sociological Theory, 0735275120921215.

Hirschman, Daniel and Garbes, Laura. 2019. "Toward an economic sociology of race." Socio-Economic Review.

Hodgman, Sarah, and Colleen Conway. In Press. “Informing Curriculum and Assessment Through Teacher Research.” In Conway, Colleen (Ed.), Musicianship-focused Curriculum and Assessment. GIA Publications.

Islam, Nabila. 2016. “Subject-Making and Resistance in the Amazon.” Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 17(2). doi: 10.1353/cch.2016.0033.

Jackson, Margot. I., and Tate Kihara. 2019. “The Educational Gradient in Health Among Children in Immigrant Families.” Population Research and Policy Review, 38(6), 869-897. doi: 10.1007/s11113-019-09558-7. 

Jian Song, Tintin Qin, and Haoming Song. 2018. “Intergenerational Effects on Gender Preference: Observations through Desire and Behavior of Parents.” Population Research (in Chinese), 42 (2) 15-28.

Kadivar, Mohammad Ali, Adaner Usmani and Benjamin Bradlow. 2020. “The Long March: Deep Democracy in Cross-National Perspective.” Social Forces. 98:3, 1311-1338.

Kaur, Harleen and prabhdeep singh kehal.* 2020. Sikhs as Implicated Subjects in the United States: A Reflective Essay (ਵਿਚਾਰ) on Gurmat-Based Interventions in the Movement for Black Lives. Sikh Research Journal, 5(2):68-86.

kehal, prabhdeep singh and Cadence Willse. 2020. Institutional Type, Organizational Pathways, and Student Engagement: Deepening Student Engagement and the Benefit-Use Paradox in Formal Engagement Spaces. Journal of Community Engagement in Higher Education, 20(1):50-65.

kehal, prabhdeep singh, Laura Garbes, and Michael D Kennedy. 2021/2019. Critical Sociology of Knowledge. In Lynette Spillman (Ed), Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.

kehal, prabhdeep singh, Daniel Hirschman, and Ellen Berrey. 2021. “When Affirmative Action Disappears: Unexpected Patterns in Student Enrollments at Selective U.S. Institutions, 1990–2016.” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 7(4):543–60. doi: 10.1177/23326492211008640.

Kennedy, Michael, Svenja Kopyciok and Juho Korhonen. 2019. Review of "The Paradox of Vulnerability: States, Nationalism, and the Financial Crisis" by John L. Campbell and John A. Hall. Contemporary Sociology. 48 (2): 151-153. doi:10.1177/0094306119828696b.

Kihara, Tate. 2022. “Socioeconomic Selectivity of Japanese Migration to the Continental United States During the Age of Mass Migration.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 48 (11): 2577-2600. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2021.1963219.

Kihara, Tate. 2022. “The Life Course Origins of the Immigrant Advantage? Parental Nativity, Parental Education, and Academic Achievement Gaps From Kindergarten to High School in the United States.” International Migration Review 56 (2):463–98. doi: 10.1177/01979183211041543.

Kopyciok, Svenja and Hilary Silver. 2021. "Left-Wing Xenophobia in Europe." Frontiers in Sociology 6 (119). doi: 10.3389/fsoc.2021.666717.

Kreisberg, A. Nicole and Jeanne C. Marsh. 2016. “Social Work Knowledge Production and Utilisation: An International Comparison.” British Journal of Social Work 46(3):599–618.

Levine, A.C., Park, A., Adhikari, A., Alejandria, M.C.P., Bradlow, B.H., Lopez-Portillo, M.F., Mutwafy, S., Zumbyte, I. and Heller, P., 2023. “The role of civil society organizations (CSOs) in the COVID-19 response across the Global South: A multinational, qualitative study.” PLOS Global Public Health, 3(9), p.e0002341.

Lichter, Daniel T., Zhenchao Qian, and Haoming Song. 2021. “Gender, Union Formation, and Assortative Mating among Older Women.” Social Science Research 102656. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2021.102656.

Logan, John R. and Benjamin Bellman. 2016. “Before The Philadelphia Negro: Residential Segregation in a Nineteenth-Century Northern City.” Social Science History 40(4): 683–706.

Lotesta, Johnnie. 2016. “The Strength of Civil Society Ties: Explaining Party Change in America’s Bluest State.” Research in Political Sociology 24: 257-287.

Lotesta, Johnnie. 2018. “The Myth of the Business Friendly Economy: Making Neoliberal Reforms in the Worst State for Business.” American Journal of Cultural Sociology. Advance online publication.

Lotesta, Johnnie and Cedric de Leon. 2020. “Political Parties: From Reflection to Articulation and Beyond.” Pp. 646-665 In The New Handbook of Political Sociology, edited by Thomas Janoski, Cedric de Leon, Joya Misra, and Isaac W. Martin. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Malapit, H. J. L., Sraboni, E., Quisumbing, A. R., & Ahmed, A. U. 2019. Do Children Reap the Benefits of Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture? Evidence from Bangladesh, Development Policy Review 37:2: 176-203

Masood, Syeda. 2020. "Negotiations in the Zones of Intimacy: Inter-Faith Romantic Relations and Culture Work in a Pakistani Neighborhood." in Pakistan: Alternative Narratives, edited by Ayesha Asif. Oxford University Press.                                        

McNeill, Kristen. 2018. “Informal Employment and Women.” In Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd Edition, edited by George Ritzer. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.     

McNeill, Kristen and Rachael Pierotti. Forthcoming. “Reason-Giving for Resistance: Obfuscation, Justification and Earmarking in Resisting Informal Financial Assistance.” Socio-Economic Review.        

Murphy, Michael Warren. 2016. Mapping Environmental Privilege in Rhode Island. Environmental Justice, 9(5): 159-165.

Murphy, Michael Warren. 2018. “No Beggars Amongst Them': Primitive Accumulation, Settler Colonialism, and the Dispossession of Narragansett Indian Land. Humanity & Society, 42(1), 45-67.

Nelson, Jon and Paul Stock. 2016. “Repeasantisation in the United States”. Sociologia Ruralis DOI: 10.1111/soru.12132

Notter, Isabelle Rocío. 2021. “Grandchild Care and Well-Being: Gender Differences in Mental Health Effects of Caregiving Grandparents.” The Journals of Gerontology: Series B.

Notter, Isabelle Rocío and John R. Logan. Forthcoming. “Residential Segregation under Jim Crow: Whites, Blacks, and Mulattoes in Southern Cities, 1880-1920.” City & Community

Odim, Chinyere and Prudence Carter.  ““Acting White” and Oppositional Culture in Education.” In Oxford Bibliographies in African American Studies. Ed. Gene Jarrett. New York: Oxford University Press.

Odim, Chinyere. 2023. “Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invisibilized Challenges of Black Girlhood in Elite Independent Schools,” Teachers College Record, 0(0).

Odim, Chinyere. 2023. Review of “Transforming the Elite: Black Students and the Desegregation of Elite Schools,” Teachers College Record, 0(0).

Odim, Chinyere. 2023. Review of “COMPUGIRLS: How Girls of Color Find and Define Themselves in the Digital Age,” Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, 9(3), 411-412.

Orlando, M. B., Janik, V. L., Vaidya, P., Angelou, N., Zumbyte, I., and N. Adams. 2018. Getting to Gender Equality in Energy Infrastructure: Lessons from Electricity Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Projects. Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) Technical Report 012/18. Washington, DC: World Bank.

Pang, Irene. 2016. “Banking is for Others: Contradictions of Microfinance in the Ghanaian Market.” Journal of World-Systems Research 22(2):335-66.

Panikkar, Bindu and Jonathan Tollefson. 2018. “Land as material, knowledge and relationships: Resource extraction and subsistence imaginaries in Bristol Bay, Alaska.” Social Studies of Science 48(5):715-739.

Ramanujam, Archana. 2023. “Climate Scholarship Needs Du Bois: Climate Crisis through the Lens of Racial and Colonial Capitalism*.” Sociological Inquiry 93(2):273–95. doi: 10.1111/soin.12516.

Rauscher, Emily, and Haoming Song. 2022. “Learning to Value Girls: Balanced Infant Sex Ratios at Higher Parental Education in the United States, 1969–2018.” Demography 59(3):1143–71. doi: 10.1215/00703370-9968420.

Sampaio, Dora and Rui F. Carvalho (2017) “From the Al-Maghrib to the Al-Gharb: An anatomy of the recruitment and labour incorporation of Moroccan agricultural workers in the Algarve, Southern Portugal.” In: A. Corrado; C. de Castro and D. Perrotta (eds.) Migration and Agriculture: Mobility and Change in the Mediterranean Area. London: Routledge, pp. 231-246. 

Shen, Yifan. 2021. “The Nonlinear Linkage between Earnings Homogamy and Earnings Inequality between Married Couples.” Demography.

Song, Haoming. 2021. “The Unequal Consequences of Family Structures for Infant Health.” Social Science Research 100:102604. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2021.102604.

Song, Haoming. 2021b. “Women’s Divergent Union Transitions After Marital Dissolution in the United States.” Population Research and Policy Review. doi: 10.1007/s11113-021-09677-0.

Teller, Amy S. 2016. “Moving the Conversation on Climate Change and Inequality to the Local: Socio-ecological Vulnerability in Agricultural Tanzania.” Sociology of Development. 2(1):25-50.

Teller, Amy S. and Apollonya M. Porcelli. 2016. “Feminist ecology: doing, undoing, and redoing gender in science.” International Journal of Gender, Science, and Technology 8(3):382-404.

Tollefson, Jonathan, Frickel, Scott, Gonsalves, Summer, and Marlow, Thomas. 2023. “Parks, people and pollution: A relational study of socioenvironmental succession.” City & Community (online first, forthcoming in print).

Tollefson, Jonathan. 2020. “Post-Fukushima discourse in the US press: Quantified knowledge, the technical object, and a panicked public.” Public Understanding of Science 29(7):670-687.

Tollefson, Jonathan and Bindu Panikkar. 2020. “Impact assessment, public engagement, and environmental knowledge production: Large mine permitting in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.” Journal of Political Ecology 27(1): 1166-1188.

Tollefson, Jonathan, Frickel, Scott, and Maria I. Restrepo. 2021. "Feature extraction and machine learning techniques for identifying historic urban environmental hazards." PLoS ONE 16(8): e0255507.

Tollefson, Jonathan, Scott Frickel, Summer Gonsalves, Thomas Marlow, Robert Sucsy, Michael Byrns, and Melissa Orpen-Tuz. 2023. “Early childcare and education in a post-industrial landscape: Inequalities in exposure to active and relic manufacturing in metropolitan Providence, Rhode Island.” Environmental Justice 16(4): 309-320.

Tsuneyoshi, Ryoko,  Fumiko Takahashi, Hideki Ito, Seulbi Lee, Maiko Sumino, Tate Kihara, Satsuki Kubodera, and Hikaru Ishiwata. 2017. "Japanese Schooling and the Global and Multicultural Challenge: Globalization from Below.", Pp.190-213 in Globalization and Japanese "Exceptionalism" in Education:Insider's Views into a Changing System, edited by R.Tsuneyoshi. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Wan, Clare (Xiaoqian). 2023. Review of The Urbanization of People: The Politics of Development, Labor Markets, and Schooling in the Chinese City by Eli Friedman. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (Online). 

Wan, Clare (Xiaoqian). Forthcoming. “Divergent Governance over African Communities in Two Chinese Cities.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 

Wilder, Keenan. 2023. “Getting a Worker: Recruiters, Culture, and On‐the‐Job Skilling.” Sociological Forum 38(2):532-52. 

Willse, Cadence, prabhdeep singh kehal, and Mathew Johnson. 2020. Social Innovation and Civic Engagement: A Critical Praxis for Engagement in Higher Education. In E. Mlyn, and A. M. McBride (Eds.), The Civic Mission of Higher Education: Connecting Social Innovation and Civic Engagement. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Zacher, Meghan, Samantha Brady, and Susan E. Short. 2023. “Geographic Patterns of Dementia in the United States: Variation by Place of Residence, Place of Birth, and Subpopulation.” The Journals of Gerontology: Series B 78(7):1192–1203.

Zumbyte, Ieva, Short, S. E., & Luke, N. 2018. "Women’s Happiness in Contemporary China: The Relevance of Unpaid Work". In International Handbook on Gender and Demographic Processes  (Jan Brunson and Nancy E. Riley eds.), pp. 233-246). Springer, Dordrecht.

Zumbyte, Ieva. 2021. Forthcoming. “The Gender System and Class Mobility: How Wealth and Community Veiling Shape Women’s Autonomy in India.” Sociology of Development