Masters Students

Kathrine Nistrup Madsen

Kathrine Nistrup Madsen

UNI: 
kn2340
fa2224@columbia.edu
Kathrine
Nistrup Madsen
Biographical Note: 

Kathrine is a Danish Fulbright Scholar. She obtained her bachelor degree in 2012 from Copenhagen Business School in Business Administration and Sociology. In her thesis she undertook an analysis of the impacts of past Danish development aid to Vietnam on contemporary public-private business collaborations. Subsequently she completed a year at the MSc. Strategy, Organization and Leadership graduate program, which she plans to finish after her stay at Columbia.

Kathrine’s principal interests, both theoretical and substantive, lie at the center of current concerns and include e.g. globalization, development, social change, institutions and management. Particularly she is interested in the gaps and clashes between theory and practice, and her approaches are often interdisciplinary and within the fields of political, economic and organizational sociology.

During her studies she has worked as consulting director at 180 Degrees Consulting, helping non-profits and socially conscious businesses achieve higher social impact. She is also editor of Embedded, a student run academic journal in Economic Sociology and Political Economy.

Ashundria Oliver

Ashundria Oliver

UNI: 
avo2105
fa2224@columbia.edu
Ashundria
Oliver

Naomi S. Salas-SantaCruz

Naomi S. Salas-SantaCruz

UNI: 
nss2155
fa2224@columbia.edu
Naomi
Salas-SantaCruz

Yu-Hsiu Wang

Yu-Hsiu Wang

UNI: 
yw2602
fa2224@columbia.edu
Yu-Hsiu
Wang
Biographical Note: 

Yu-Hsiu Wang received her bachelor degree from National Taiwan University. Her research interests lie in gender, immigration, and social mobility.

Kimberly Ward

Kimberly Ward

UNI: 
kw2541
fa2224@columbia.edu
Kimberly
Ward

Catherine Westerduin

Catherine Westerduin

UNI: 
cew2153
fa2224@columbia.edu
Catherine
Westerduin

Xiaoyun Xu

Xiaoyun Xu

UNI: 
xx2187
fa2224@columbia.edu
Xiaoyun
Xu

Xiaoqing Xu

Xiaoqing Xu

UNI: 
xx2185
fa2224@columbia.edu
Xiaoqing
Xu

Gene D. Roberts

Gene D. Roberts

UNI: 
gr2293
fa2224@columbia.edu
Gene
Roberts
Biographical Note: 

Gene Roberts obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, where he concentrated in philosophy. His research interests include the sociology of work, labor movements, political economy and social theory, particularly around the idea of working-class culture and Gramsci's notions of working-class intellectuals.

Mary Patrick

Mary Patrick

UNI: 
mep2187
fa2224@columbia.edu
Mary
Patrick
Biographical Note: 

Mary received a Bachelor in International Political Economy from Colorado College in 2012. Her research focuses on forms of state-led transnationalism, along with the ways that theories of neoliberalism contrast with the practical workings of the neoliberal state.

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