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Jurgita Abromaviciute
PhD Candidate
Email: jurgitaa@email.arizona.edu
Office: 416A
I am a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at the University of Arizona, interested in questions of inequality and its persistence through status-based social psychological mechanisms. 
 
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Angela Addae
Doctoral Candidate
Email: aeaddae@email.arizona.edu

Angela is a doctoral candidate in the School of Sociology. Her general research interests surround the Sociology of Organizations, the Sociology of Law, and Urban Sociology. Specifically, Angela focuses on social entrepreneurship and the legal issues encountered by social enterprises and similar...
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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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Eliza Benites-Gambirazio
Email: elizabenites@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 426

Eliza is a Ph.D. student in sociology at the University of Arizona. 

Her current work focuses on real estate and residential dynamics in the Tucson metropolitan area in Arizona, and more specifically on the practices of market intermediaries (developers and realtors) in structuring...
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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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Hannah Clarke
Ph.D. candidate
Email: hpclarke@email.arizona.edu

Hannah is a PhD candidate in the School of Sociology. She received her master's in sociology from Boston College and a bachelor's in political science and sociology from the University of Massachusetts. 


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Molly Cook
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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 student at the University of Arizona in the School of Sociology. He received his MA in sociology from the University of Arizona and BA in sociology from the University of Missouri - Saint Louis. Michael is an ethnographer with particular interest in criminology & punishment...
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Kelsey Gonzalez
Email: kelseygonzalez@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences Building, Room 412
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Trey Green
Email: tlg0309@email.arizona.edu
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Kate Gunby
PhD Candidate
Email: gunby@email.arizona.edu
Kate is a PhD Candidate in the School of Sociology at the University of Arizona.  Her specialties are organizations, social change, and mixed-methods research.

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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 second year PhD student. My educational background is in philosophy of the social sciences. That background instilled in me an awareness of critical debates over concepts important to sociology such as rationality, agency, and meaning, as well as introducing me to different understandings...
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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
I am a fourth year graduate student in sociology at the University of Arizona. I use qualitative and quantitative research methods to study the dynamic relationships between gender, technology, politics, capital, and the body. My ongoing research can be broken into two primary projects....
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Jacqueline Joslyn
Email: jjoslyn3@email.arizona.edu
Office: SS 416

Jackie Joslyn is a 5th year doctoral candidate with an interest in institutional change, social networks, organizations, and development. For her dissertation, she is exploring the mechanisms by which people create an appearance of continuity. Her study incorporates the classical work of Mead...
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Alexander B. Kinney
PhD Candidate
Email: abk5074@email.arizona.edu
Office: Social Sciences 416A

Thank you for visiting my page. My name is Alexander B. Kinney. I am a fifth year PhD Candidate in Sociology. My interests mainly lie in advancing institutional theory by exploring the foundations of institutional change, understanding the dynamics of field transformation, and studying the...
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Justin Knoll
Email: jmknoll@email.arizona.edu
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Jina Lee
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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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