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MinYoung An
Email: minyoungan@email.arizona.edu
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Hannah Andrews
PhD candidate
Email: hannahre@email.arizona.edu
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Madison Armstrong
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Amalia Ashley
Doctoral Student
Email: amaliaashley@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 412

Amalia is a first year graduate student in the School of Sociology. Her general research interests are Gender, Feminist Theory, Political Sociology, and Immigration. Her ongoing research explores feminist discourse surrounding pornography and the hookup culture, among other phenomena. 


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Eric Bjorklund
Ph.D Candidate
Email: ebjorklu@email.arizona.edu

Eric is a Ph.D candidate in sociology at the University of Arizona. He specializes in stratification/inequality, political economy, and political sociology. At present he is using a mixed methods approach to analyze the social and political...
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Amelia Blume
Doctoral Student
Email: amblume@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 412

Amelia is a doctoral student in the School of Sociology. Broadly, her research interests include health, emotions, organizations, gender, culture, and qualitative methodology. Her dissertation examines gendered emotional mechanisms used in pharmaceutical advertising campaigns.

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Andrew Davis
PhD Candidate
Email: andrewpdavis@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 412

Andrew Davis is PhD candidate in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona.  He earned his MA in sociology from the University of Arizona in 2016.  

His ongoing research applies theory and method from organizational sociology and social networks analysis to better understand...
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Krista Frederico
Email: kfrederico@email.arizona.edu
Office: Soc Sci 426a

Krista is a second-year PhD student in Sociology at The University of Arizona.  She is interested in gender, organizations, social movements, and law.  Currently, she is interested in Family Responsibility Discrimination in the workplace and studying the benefits of organizational integration of...
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Tracy Garnar
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Michael Gibson-Light
Doctoral Candidate
Email: mgibson@email.arizona.edu

Michael is a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona. He received his MA in sociology from the University of Arizona and BA in sociology from the University of Missouri - Saint Louis. He is an ethnographer with particular interest in punishment & incarceration, work & occupations,...
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Kelsey Gonzalez
Graduate Student
Email: kelseygonzalez@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences Building, Room 412

Kelsey recently completed her second year as a PhD student in sociology. Her research interests are broadly focused on the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Environmental Sociology, Medical Sociology, Social Networks, and Computational and Statistical Methods. She is interested in investigating...
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Trey Green
Email: tlg0309@email.arizona.edu
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Erin Heinz
Ph.D. Student
Email: erinheinz@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences Building, Room 412

Erin is a first-year doctoral student in sociology. Her interests include globalization, economic sociology, international policy, and food security. Erin received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Spanish from the University of Idaho in 2010.


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Nelson Hosley
Email: englert@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 412

I am a third year PhD student. My educational background is in philosophy of the social sciences. That background instilled in me an awareness of critical debates surrounding concepts fundamental to sociology, such as rationality, agency, and meaning, as well as introducing me to different...
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Rina James
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Beksahn Jang
Teaching Assistant, PhD student
Email: beksahnjang@email.arizona.edu
Office: 412

Beksahn Jang is a first year student in sociology. His general research interests include political sociology and the intersection between culture and social networks.
Growing up between the US and South Korea, Beksahn takes particular interest in how these cultural differences color the...
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Morgan Johnstonbaugh
PhD Student
Email: mjohnst2@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 416

My name is Morgan Johnstonbaugh, and I am a sixth year graduate student in sociology at the University of Arizona. I use mixed methods research to study the dynamic relationships between gender, sexuality, technology, politics, and the body. My ongoing research can be...
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Jacqueline Joslyn
Email: jjoslyn3@email.arizona.edu
Office: SS 416

Jackie Joslyn is a doctoral candidate with an interest in institutional change, social networks, organizations, and development. For her dissertation, she is exploring a unified conceptualization of relationships that addresses some concerns with social network theory and measurement. Her study...
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Alexander B. Kinney
PhD Candidate
Email: abk5074@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 416A

Alexander B. Kinney is a sixth year PhD Candidate in Sociology. His interests mainly lie in advancing institutional theory by exploring the foundations of institutional change, understanding the dynamics of field transformation, and studying the diffusion of technology in emerging and extra-...
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Justin Knoll
Email: jmknoll@email.arizona.edu
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Jina Lee
Email: jinal@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences Building 436A

Jina Lee is a second-year doctoral student in Sociology. She earned her M.A. in Sociology and B.A. in Sociology and Political Science at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.

Her research interests broadly lie in the areas of gender, organization, culture, and social psychology, with a special...
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Zhuofan Li
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Steven Lizzol
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Mariana Manriquez
Email: manriquez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520)3130873

Mariana is a first  year doctoral student  in Sociology. She earned her B.A in Political Science at the University of Arizona. Broadly, her research interests include Political Sociology, World Systems/Globalizaiton and gender. 


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Megan McKendry
Doctoral Student
Email: mmckendry@email.arizona.edu

Megan is a second-year doctoral student in sociology. Her interests include gender, health, social movements, and culture. Megan holds a Master of Public Health from Columbia University (2012) and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009).


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Sabrina Nardin
Email: snardin@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences Office 430

I am a graduate student at the School of Sociology. Before coming to the University of Arizona, I received my undergraduate and master degrees in Italy (University of Trento) respectively in Philosophy and Sociology. My interests are in social network analysis, political sociology, social...
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Yiru Niu
Email: yiruniu@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences Building, Rm 412
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Meltem Odabaş
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: meltemodabas@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 430

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Meltem's areas of interest are work and occupations, social networks,...
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Sosuke Okada
Email: sokada@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Science Rm426

Sosuke Okada is a doctoral candidate in Sociology. His research is centered around formal, structural, or experimental analysis of social behaviors. He is currently working to develop a model based on signaling theory, called intrinsic benefit model. His goal is to develop a model which can...
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Peter Ore
Email: peterore@email.arizona.edu

Peter is a second-year PhD student in sociology. Among other things, he is currently mapping the field of right-wing ideological production, tinkering with models of the political determinants of air quality monitoring, and wandering around Tucson talking to people about how they're living under...
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