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  • Sophia Balakian

    Sophia Balakian

    Assistant Professor

    Migration and borders, humanitarianism, securitization, kinship and family, East Africa, the Horn of Africa, North America

  • Amy N Bangerter

    Amy N Bangerter

    Adjunct Faculty

    American Studies and Asian American Studies: migration and diaspora, cross-cultural studies, cultural geography, folklore, global transnational issues, regionalism, religion; teaching pedagogy

  • Jessica Benitez

    Jessica Benitez

    Undergraduate Assistant

    Education Access and Inequities; Family and Crime; Social Policy; Community Organization and Mobilization

  • Amy L Best

    Amy L Best

    Professor

    Education, social inequalities, youth, identity and intersectionality, children's health, community sociology, micro sociology, cultural sociology, sociology of everyday life, consumer markets and commercial life, sociology of food, farm to school, food access and food insecurity, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, ethnography, program evaluation

  • Lisa C Breglia

    Lisa C Breglia

    University Affiliate

    Associate Professor

    Globalization; Energy, Environment and Sustainability; Political economy of resources; Museums, Heritage, Cultural Policy; Tourism; Mexico, Latin America; Ethnography

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  • Bryan D Caplan

    Bryan D Caplan

    Professor

    Public economics, public choice, psychology and economics, economics of the family

  • Carol Cleaveland

    Carol Cleaveland

    Associate Professor

    Immigration, advocacy

  • Michael A Clemens

    Michael A Clemens

    Professor

    Migration and development, economic growth, aid effectiveness, economic history.

  • Sarah Cobb

    Sarah Cobb

    Professor

    Professor, conflict analysis and resolution

  • Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

    University Affiliate

    Professor

    Mexico-U.S. relations, organized crime, immigration, border security, social movements, and human trafficking

  • Tyler Cowen

    Tyler Cowen

    Professor

    Monetary theory, financial economics, and welfare economics

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  • Michelle S. Dromgold-Sermen

    Michelle S. Dromgold-Sermen

    Assistant Director

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. immigration law and policy; legality, citizenship, membership, and belonging; immigrant incorporation; refugee resettlement; global migration management; Middle East migration

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  • Fanni Farago

    Fanni Farago

    Graduate Research Assistant

    sociology of education, immigration, life course transitions, emotions, health, applied sociology, and mixed-methods research

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  • Benjamin Gatling

    Benjamin Gatling

    Associate Professor

    narrative, performance, the ethnography of communication, Persianate oral traditions, Islam, Central Asia and the Middle East

  • Justin Gest

    Justin Gest

    Professor

    Immigration policy, minority political behavior, comparative immigration politics

  • Lisa Gilman

    Lisa Gilman

    Professor

    Folklore, music, dance, public humanities, performance studies, African Studies, women's and gender studies, migration, war, politics and culture, ethnographic fieldwork, filmmaking, digital storytelling.

  • Lisa Gring-Pemble

    Lisa Gring-Pemble

    University Affiliate

    Associate Professor

    Social impact, innovation, and entrepreneurship; Rhetorical criticism, argument, persuasion; Political communication and public policy

  • Daniel Griswold

    Daniel Griswold

    Affiliate Faculty

    Immigration, Trade

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  • Ayman Habib

    Ayman Habib

    Undergraduate Assistant

    Immigration, Refugee Advocacy, Migration, Higher Education Access, South Asian Diaspora

  • Steve A. Harris-Scott

    Steve A. Harris-Scott

    Instructor

    Research: Colonial Virginia, Early Modern Atlantic World, bound/unfree labor (slavery, indentured servitude, apprenticeship), environmental history and history of diseases/pandemics

  • Umida Hashimova

    Umida Hashimova

    Graduate Research Assistant

    International migration, Central Asia, soft power, mixed-method research

  • Angela Jean Hattery

    Angela Jean Hattery

    Affiliate Faculty

    Gender, race,inequality, intersections of inequalities, intimate partner violence, incarceration, families

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  • Tharuna Kalaivanan

    Tharuna Kalaivanan

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Higher Education; Workplace; Culture; Social Stratification; Student Experiences; Lived Experiences; Race, Class, and Gender; Identity; Second-Generation Immigrants; First-Generation College Students; Asian Americans; Women; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Belonging; Educational Transitions; Qualitative Methods; Mixed-Methods; Applied Research; Evaluation.

  • Dae Young Kim

    Dae Young Kim

    Associate Professor

    Immigration, ethnicity, race, Asian American studies, and globalization

  • Marissa Kiss

    Marissa Kiss

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow

    Immigration, Inequality, Race, and Sports

  • Maurice Kugler

    Maurice Kugler

    Professor

    Professor, Public Policy

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  • Martha Lagace

    Martha Lagace

    Affiliate Faculty

    Anthropology, Africa, African migration; African immigrants in New York City; immigration in Massachusetts. Mobility, youth, diaspora.

  • Brian Louis Levy

    Brian Louis Levy

    Assistant Professor

    Inequality, Poverty, Mobility; Neighborhoods; Community and Urban Sociology; Race, Class, and Gender; Education; Social Demography; Quantitative Research Methods; Causal Inference

  • Zikun Li

    Zikun Li

    Graduate Research Assistant

    sport for development and peace (SDP), globalization of sport, sport and immigration & refugees

  • Jielu Lin

    Jielu Lin

    Affiliate Faculty

    minority aging, disability, quantitative methods

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  • Graziella Pagliarulo McCarron

    Graziella Pagliarulo McCarron

    Associate Professor

  • Eric McGlinchey

    Eric McGlinchey

    University Affiliate

    Associate Professor

    Comparative politics, Central Asian regime change, political Islam, effects of information communication technology on state and society

  • Marintha Miles

    Marintha Miles

    Adjunct Faculty

    Migration, diaspora, transnationalism, digital activism, social movements, media, language politics, family, gender, healthcare, religion, ethnography, Central Asia, Tajikistan

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  • Ismail Nooraddini

    Ismail Nooraddini

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Qualitative and quantitative research methods

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  • Kevin Nazar Pastor

    Kevin Nazar Pastor

    Graduate Lecturer

    Sociology of Globalization, Transnationalism, Human Rights, Sociology of Development, International Politics, Social Movements, Migration, Latin America and US International Relations, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, The Collective Unconscious

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  • Nishit Sahay

    Nishit Sahay

    Affiliate Faculty

    Immigrant’s issues, Immigration Reforms and American Values, Contributions of diasporas in US Society and Economy, Social Science and Globalization, Public-Private sector’s engagements to mitigate institutional issues hampering economic growth, Policy towards Industry 4.0

  • Jonathan F Schulz

    Jonathan F Schulz

    Assistant Professor

    Cultural Evolution, Economic History, Experimental and Behavioral Economics

  • Blake Silver

    Blake Silver

    Associate Professor

    Higher education; inequality and mobility; culture; race, class, and gender; parent and family involvement in education; transition to adulthood; research methods; second-generation immigrant students

  • Earl Smith

    Earl Smith

    Adjunct Faculty

    Social Stratification. Crime. Sociology of Sport

  • Ilya Somin

    Ilya Somin

    University Affiliate

    Professor

    Constitutional Law, Democratic Theory, Eminent Domain, Federalism, Immigration, Political Participation/Political Knowledge, Property Rights

  • Roberta Spalter-Roth

    Roberta Spalter-Roth

    Senior Research Fellow

  • Sandip Sureka

    Sandip Sureka

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Immigration, Labor Economics, Experimental Economics

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  • Susan R Trencher

    Susan R Trencher

    Associate Professor

    American culture, the anthropology of anthropology, sociology of knowledge, anthropological theory and practice, and the history of anthropology

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  • Eric Waithaka

    Eric Waithaka

    Assistant Professor

    African immigrant health, young adults

  • Wenjing Wang

    Wenjing Wang

    Affiliate Faculty

    Anthropology: Social Complexity and Inequality, Social Interaction, Regional Demographic Analysis, Population Centralization and Decentralization, Quantitative and Spatial Analysis

  • Kellie S. Wilkerson

    Kellie S. Wilkerson

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research, Globalization, Sociology of Education, Statistics/Quantitative Methodology

  • James Witte

    James Witte

    Director

    Professor

    Use of the world wide web to collect survey data, comparison of online and off line societies, immigration, Pakistan

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  • Andrea K Zach

    Andrea K Zach

    Assistant Professor

    Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.