graduate students

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Fabien Accominotti is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Sociology, and a Fellow at INCITE. Having completed a Ph.D. at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in 2010, he is now working to finish his Ph.D. at Columbia.... more
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Ifeoma is a PhD student and a Paul F. Lazersfeld Fellow.  Her undergraduate studies were completed at UC Davis where she was a McNair Scholar.  She also holds a law degree and prior to her graduate studies at Columbia University, Ifeoma... more
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I'm drawn to questions of work, of how different people engage in their work and how they define themselves in it. My dissertation connects the history of film censorship and distribution policy with the culture of production, connecting the... more
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Sociomedical Sciences
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Noah Arjomand received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, with a certificate in Near Eastern Studies. He is interested in political sociology, and particularly in... more
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Sociomedical Sciences
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José Atria received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Universidad de Chile in 2004. His undergraduate thesis, written under the supervision of professor Omar Aguilar, dealt with the theoretical and methodological problems that the... more
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Adrianna Bagnall received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Seattle Pacific. She also received a minor in Psychology where she cultivated an interest in the sociological implications of illness. During her undergraduate career she worked... more
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Philipp Brandt received a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Social Sciences (a combination of sociology, political sciences, economics and mass communications) from Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany. In his bachelor’s thesis, Philipp... more
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Bailey Brown is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. Her research interests include, social networks, urban sociology, social stratification/inequality, and education. Bailey’s most recent... more
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Christina is a PhD student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University.  Her research focuses on stratification, inequality, and social mobility, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between postsecondary... more
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Jared Conrad-Bradshaw obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, where he concentrated in Religious Studies.  His undergraduate thesis looked at changing bias in the construction of analytic categories, using prayer... more
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Mathijs is a Ph.D. student in sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. His research explores the relation between social interaction and variety and diversity in cultural fields, such as music and game production. He... more
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Graduate Student Representative
Nate Dern obtained his undergraduate degree from Harvard in 2007, where he studied social anthropology and the study of religion and earned a Spanish language certificate. His senior thesis was based on seven weeks of ethnographic field work at a... more
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Zoltán Dujisin is a PhD candidate and a Paul F. Lazersfeld Fellow. He has a degree in Political Science from the Technical University of Lisbon (2005), having then obtained an MA in Nationalism Studies from Central European... more
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Pierre-Christian Fink is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. He is primarily interested in the study of financial regulation. Pierre majored in economics at the University of Tuebingen and earned his Master... more
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Brittany Fox is a PhD student in Sociology and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. Brittany's research interests include race/ethnic relations, urban sociology, social inequality, and education. Her current research... more
Sociomedical Sciences
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Magdalena Gil Ureta obtained her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Linguistics at P. Universidad Catolica de Chile. She also holds a certification in negotiation and conflict resolution from the same university. Before coming to Columbia,... more
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Ryan Hagen is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. His primary interest is how organizations encounter non-market risk. He is also conducting an historical project on the influence of political dynamics on... more
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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... more
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Sociomedical Sciences and Sociology
Jessica is pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences (public health and sociology). Her research interests include: HIV/AIDS (particularly engagement in care), fundamental causes of health inequalities, internalized stigma, historical trauma,... more
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James obtained his undergraduate degree at the George Washington University, where he majored in Political Science with a minor in African American Studies and Sociology. As a NSF Graduate Research Fellow, James' research interests include... more
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Elyakim Kislev holds a master's degree in public policy and another master's degree in counseling, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. After graduating, he served as a faculty member at the Mandel Leadership Institute. In... more
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Tolga Kobas received his BA and MA degrees from Sabanci University (Istanbul). He is currently a PhD candidate and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld fellow at the department. His work focuses on the changing social and political conditions at the Ottoman... more
Sociomedical Sciences
Rebecca A. Kruger is pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences with a  concentration in Sociology at Columbia University. Ms. Kruger is a  Fellow in the NIH pre-doctoral training program in Gender, Sexuality,  and Health. Her... more
Sociomedical Sciences
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My name is Demet Kutmando. I completed my Bachelors at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA in Sociology and History & Philosophy of Science (HPS). I am interested in globalization, immigration, global cities, ethnic/racial relations... more
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Luciana is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. Her research interests include Inequality/Stratification, Political Sociology, Social Policy and Science, Knowledge and Technology. She holds a... more
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Byungkyu Lee is a PhD student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. His research interests include social networks, organizations, health and genetics based on causal inference.   Lee received his BA in... more
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Jonathan Lin received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from CUNY Brooklyn College with a minor in history. His undergraduate studies focused on Immigration, education, and labor, with an emphasis on East Asian communities in New York. His... more
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I am currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. I received a Bachelor's degree in Law at National Taiwan University, a Mater's degree in Law and a Doctoral degree in Law (J.S.D.) at the University of... more
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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... more
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Steven Mandis is a Ph.D. student and an honorary Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. He is focused on economic sociology, organizational innovation and entrepreneurship. In addition, he is an adjunct... more
Allison Mann obtained undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Texas at Austin. After practicing law for several years, she returned to school to study sociology and quantitative methods.  Her work deals with education,... more
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Rosemary McGunnigle earned a BA in Latin American & Latino Studies from Dickinson College in 2001. As an undergraduate, she researched migration, work, ethnic/labor relations and rural/urban poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania; Santiago de... more
Sociomedical Sciences
Sociomedical Sciences
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Olivia Nicol's primary interests are financial industries, risk and calculation, and qualitative methods. At present her main line of inquiry focuses on the economic crisis. Her dissertation focuses on attribution of responsibility for the... more
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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... more
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Pilar Opazo is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at Columbia University. Her research interests include Organizational and Economic Sociology, Innovation Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Network Analysis and Qualitative Methods... more
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Lisa is a Ph.D. student and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University.  Lisa holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and an LL.M. in banking and financial law from Boston University School of Law, where she was appointed an LL.M.... more
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Onur Ozgode is a doctoral candidate in the Sociology Department at Columbia University. His research and teaching center on sociology of economic government and expertise, sociology of economic and financial catastrophes, and sociology and history... more
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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... more
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Marina Pera Ros obtained her undergraduate degree in Sociology at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Catalonia) and then she studied a M.A. in Human and Sustainable Development at Unesco Catedra in Universitat de Girona. Her M.A. final... more
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Amaya is pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences with a concentration in Sociology  and is a recipient of the NIH pre-doctoral training grant in Gender, Sexuality and Health. Amaya received her B.A. in Italian Studies and History from... more
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Iva Petkova is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University and is with the Management Division at Columbia Business School. Her research focuses on new digital branding platforms andtools in online fashion retail... more
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Sociomedical Sciences
Ronna is pursuing a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences with a concentration in Sociology. She is a Fellow in the NIH pre-doctoral training program in Gender, Sexuality, and Health.  Her research interests include medical sociology and sociologies... more
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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... more
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Joan H. Robinson is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University.  Her interests include interactions of women's studies, law, political economy, economic sociology, organizations, and science, technology,... more
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Sociology
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Sarah Sachs is a PhD student in sociology, researching organizations, technology, and the process by which developers and users alter the structure of social relations in the material world via online applications and devices and the production... more
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Dialika Sall is a Ph.D student in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. Her research interests include race/ethnicity, sociology of education and immigration. She graduated from Pomona College... more
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Eun Kyong Shin is a post-MPhil PhD candidate in the sociology department at Columbia University in the City of New York. Eun received her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Korea University in 2004 and studied at Korea University and University of... more
Sociomedical Sciences
Sociomedical Sciences
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Anthony is a PhD candidate in Sociology and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow at Columbia University. His research interests include medical sociology, science and technology, and organizations. His work focuses on the role of NGOs and community-based... more
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Melissa recently completed research on Afro-descendants living in Santiago, Chile, exploring how marginalized groups contest stigma. She is also working on a piece about globalization's effects on the economics of sex work. ... more
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Sociomedical Sciences
Emily is interested in the influence of biomedical knowledge on social categories of human difference. Previously, she earned an MPH from the department of Sociomedical Sciences, with a thesis critically examining the use of the concept of... more
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Devon Wade is a doctoral student and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow in the department of sociology at Columbia University. Devon’s substantive research areas of interests are race and ethnicity, social inequality, crime, stigma & perception,... more
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Ari Waldman is a PhD candidate in the department and a Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 2002 and earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2005. His research interests include law and... more
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Yu-Hsiu Wang received her bachelor degree from National Taiwan University. Her research interests lie in gender, immigration, and social mobility. more
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Sociomedical Sciences
Brooke S. West is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences, pursuing a joint degree in Sociology and Public Health.  At the broadest level, Brooke's research focuses on the social determinants of health, primarily... more
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Sheri completed her undergraduate studies at Columbia University, Columbia College, where she studied architecture and cultural anthropology and fell in love with the Core Curriculum. After working for Robert A. M. Stern Architects for a number of... more