Ph.D. Students

Yarden Mariuma

Yarden Mariuma

UNI: 
ym2308
Yarden
Mariuma
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Sang Won Han

Sang Won Han

UNI: 
sh3083
fa2224@columbia.edu
Sang Won
Han
Biographical Note: 

Sang Won Han is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. His research interests include social networks, collective action, economic sociology, organization theory, computational simulation, and experimental design. He won the 2010 Outstanding Graduate Student Award from Korea University for the paper, "A Typology of Organizational Behavior: At the Crossroad of Risk and Uncertainty"(with Jeong-han Kang), which appeared in Development and Society. Sang Won received his B.A. in Sociology and B.S. in Statistics from Korea University in Seoul, South Korea.

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Noah Arjomand

Noah Arjomand

UNI: 
naa2139
kw2510@columbia.edu
Noah
Arjomand
Biographical Note: 

Noah Arjomand is a PhD candidate (MA 2013, MPhil 2015) with research interests in the sociology of media and transnational knowledge. Noah's dissertation is on the roles, strategies, and moral worlds of local "fixers" who assist foreign journalists in Turkey. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and is the 2017-2018 Institute for Turkish Studies Heath W. Lowry Distinguished Dissertation Writing Fellow. Noah received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, with a certificate in Near Eastern Studies. His research has been reported on by The Diplomat (Japan), Evrensel (Turkey), International Crisis Group, Pajhwok News (Afghanistan), The Sun-Herald (Australia), and The Telegraph (UK).

 

Parallel to his academic work, Noah has written on politics and society in Turkey, Afghanistan, Iran, and Iraq for a number of publications and is a documentary photographer. His photos have been published in The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, PBS Frontline: Tehran Bureau, Public Culture, Profil Magazine, PDNedu Magazine and Cumhuriyet Gazetisi.

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Kinga Makovi

Kinga Makovi

UNI: 
km2730
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Kinga Reka
Makovi
Biographical Note: 

Kinga Makovi is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University (2010 cohort). Her interests include social networks and quantitative methods and simulation techniques in social sciences. Kinga's current project is an exploratory analysis of the structure of the ownership network of slave traders and the development of this network over time. She holds an MS in mathematical economics from Corvinus University in Budapest (2010).

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