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Celeste Vaughan Curington

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Dissertation Title: Negotiating Race, Work and Family: Cape Verdean Home Care Workers in Lisbon, Portugal
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Joya Misra and Enobong Hannah Branch (co-chairs), Jennifer Lundquist, Miliann Kang (Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

Research/Teaching Interests: Race, Racism and Racial Formation (U.S. and Europe); Gender and Migration; Care Work and Emotional Labor; Family and Work; Urban Sociology and Housing; Qualitative Field Methods

JooHee Han

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Dissertation Title: The Military and Incarceration: Hidden Mechanisms of Racial Inequality in the U.S. Labor Market, 1980–2010
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Jennifer Lundquist and Sanjiv Gupta (co-chairs), Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, Fidan A. Kurtulus (Economics)

Research/Teaching Interests: Labor Markets; Social Stratification and Mobility; International Migration; Crime and Mass Incarceration; The Military Life Course; Cumulative (Dis)Advantage; Work and Occupations; Research Methods; Statistics

Sarah Miller

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Dissertation Title: The Tolerance Generation: High School, Inequality and the Anti-Bullying Era
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Robert Zussman (chair), Janice Irvine, Amy Schalet, Don Tomaskovic-Devey, Amy Wilkins (University of Colorado Boulder)

Research/Teaching Interests: Gender; Sexualities; Children & Youth; Education; Social Inequality; New Media; Family; Culture; Crime & Deviance; Research Design; Qualitative Methods

Cassaundra Rodriguez

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Dissertation Title: Contested Citizenship and Social Belonging? Latino Mixed-Status Families in California
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Joya Misra (chair), Enobong Hannah Branch, Miliann Kang (Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies), Leah Schmalzbauer (Amherst College)

Research/Teaching Interests: Race & Gender, Family; Immigration & Citizenship; Latino/a Sociology; Education; Media; Work & Occupations; Qualitative Methods; Feminist Theory; Digital Sociology

Rachel Rybaczuk

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Dissertation Title: Who's Your Farmer?: The Intersection of Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Agriculture
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Janice Irvine (chair), Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, Millie Thayer, Arlene Avakian (Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

Research/Teaching Interests: Commodification and Consumption; Cultural Sociology; Food and Farming; Public Sociology; Queer Theory; Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality; Social Change and Social Movements; Visual Sociology

Mary Scherer

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Dissertation Title: Unequally Adrift: How Social Class Affects College Academic Experiences
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Joya Misra (chair), Amy Schalet, Ryan Wells (Education Policy and Administration), Tina Wildhagen (Smith College)

Research/Teaching Interests: Intersections of Inequality & Higher Education; Cultural Sociology; Urban Sociology; Race, Gender and Class; The Family

Mahala Dyer Stewart

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Dissertation Title: Mothering in an Era of School Choice: Schooling Logics and Race, Class, and Gender
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Joya Misra (chair), Naomi Gerstel, Jennifer Lundquist, Miliann Kang (Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies)

Research/Teaching Interests: Gender, Race and Class; Family; Culture; Education; Qualitative Methods

Eiko Strader

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Dissertation Title: Immigration and Within-Group Wage Inequality: How Queuing, Competition, and Care Outsourcing Exacerbate and Erode Earnings Inequalities
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Joya Misra and Don Tomaskovic-Devey (co-chairs), Jennifer Lundquist, Nancy Folbre (Economics)

Research/Teaching Interests: Inequality; Race. Gender and Class; Work and Family; Welfare States; Immigration; Quantitative Methods; Social Demography

Abby Irene Templer Rodrigues

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Dissertation Title: Rethinking the Creative Economy: The Diverse Economies of Artists and Artisans in Rural Massachusetts
PhD Expected Date: 2017
Advisor/Committee Members: Millie Thayer (chair), Myrna Breitbart (Hampshire College), Susan Jahoda (Art), Robert Zussman

Research/Teaching Interests: Ecnomic Sociology; Sociology of Knowledge; Research Methods and Analysis; Work and Society; Race, Class, and Gender