Graduate Students


Takuya Akada

Takuya Akada

Graduate Student

  • takada@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
education; culture; social psychology 

Elizabeth Anderson

Elizabeth Anderson

Graduate Student

  • anderelm@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
medical sociology, gender and quantitative methods  

Daniel Bachmeier

Daniel Bachmeier

Graduate Student

  • dabach@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Whiteness, Masculinity, Culture, Sexual Behavior, Research Methods

Katya Baldina

Katya Baldina

Graduate Student

  • baldina@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
social networks, health, demography, education, quantitative methods

Katie Beardall

Katie Beardall

Graduate Student

  • kbeardal@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
education; stratification; organizations; culture

Anjali Biswas

Anjali Biswas

Graduate Student

  • biswasa@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, nation building and identity, globalization, postcolonialism

Grayson Bodenheimer

Grayson Bodenheimer

Graduate Student

  • graboden@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
social psychology, education, culture, organizations

Jessica Brantez

Jessica Brantez

Graduate Student

  • jesstez@iu.edu

Research + teaching Interests
medical sociology; cultural sociology; suicide and mental health; social networks 

Caroline Brooks

Caroline Brooks

Graduate Student

  • cvbrooks@iu.edu
  • Morrison Hall 211

Research + teaching interests
Medical Sociology; Social Psychology; Social Networks; Research Methods; Intersectionality; Mental Health

Kimberley Bryan

Kimberley Bryan

Graduate Student

  • bryanki@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests social institutions; cultural experience influence; suicide prevention; marginalized identities

Zoe Caplan

Zoe Caplan

Graduate Student

  • zcaplan@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
medical sociology; gender and sexuality; quantitative and qualitative methods

Zhaodi Chen

Zhaodi Chen

Graduate Student

  • zc20@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
political sociology; culture and media; mixed methods; computational social sciences  

Soocheol Cho

Soocheol Cho

Graduate Student

  • sc67@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; work and family; public policy; social psychology; quantitative and experimental methods

Yunmyung Cho

Yunmyung Cho

Graduate Student

  • yunmcho@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; culture; social inequality; family; mixed methods

Callie Cleckner

Callie Cleckner

Graduate Student

  • ccleckn@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests social stratification; race/ethnicity; gender; culture; social interaction; organizations

Jasmine Davis

Jasmine Davis

Graduate Student

  • jld8@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
social psychology; mental health; African American and black immigrant populations; mixed methods; race and ethnicity

Zackary Dunivin

Zackary Dunivin

Graduate Student

  • zdunivin@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
complexity; organizations; networks; text analysis; computational social science

Emily Ekl

Emily Ekl

Graduate Student

  • eekl@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
medical sociology, social networks, mental health, stigma and legitimation, organizations

Rachel Filippone

Rachel Filippone

Graduate Student

  • rfilipp@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
inequality and stratification; social psychology; organizations; mental health

Brandon M. Finlay

Brandon M. Finlay

Graduate Student

  • bmfinlay@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
Punishment, social control, effects of incarceration, prisoner reentry, culture, organizations

Maddie Flores

Maddie Flores

Graduate Student

  • madeflor@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; youth; social inequality; education; quantitative and qualitative methods

Robert Gallagher

Robert Gallagher

Graduate Student

  • rgallag@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; sexuality; LGBTQ+ populations; mental health; organizations, policy

Ben Gallati

Ben Gallati

Graduate Student

  • bgallat@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
social psychology; mental health; culture; medical sociology

Michael Gannon

Michael Gannon

Graduate Student

  • mrgannon@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
race and ethnicity; identity; interpersonal relationships; social psychology

Melissa Garcia

Melissa Garcia

Graduate Student

  • melgarc@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests race and ethnicity; immigration; higher education; social inequality

Junghun Han

Junghun Han

Graduate Student

  • jh114@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
work and organization; inequality; bureaucracy; organizational culture

Benjamin Hartmann

Benjamin Hartmann

Graduate Student

  • hartmabs@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
social boundary; race and ethnicity; immigration; political sociology; computational social science

Monica Heilman

Monica Heilman

Graduate Student

  • mlheilma@iu.edu

race and ethnicity; identity; social psychology; education; family; qualitative methods; arts-based research

Pamela Hong

Pamela Hong

Graduate Student

  • pamhong@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
race; immigration; social movements/networks; social psychology

Deziree Jackson

Deziree Jackson

Graduate Student

  • dezjack@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
intersections of race, gender, and health

Da Eun Jung

Da Eun Jung

Graduate Student

  • dj85@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
race and ethnicity; law and society; gender

Patrick Kaminski

Patrick Kaminski

Graduate Student

  • pckamins@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
complex networks and systems

Anne Kavalerchik

Anne Kavalerchik

Graduate Student

  • akavaler@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
social networks, science and technology, computational methods

Gracie Kempf

Gracie Kempf

Graduate Student

  • grkempf@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
inequality; health disparities; social determinants of health

Eehyun Kim

Eehyun Kim

Graduate Student

  • eehkim@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
science of science, computational social science, economic sociology, and online experiments

Yongmin Kim

Yongmin Kim

Graduate Student

  • yki4@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Medical Sociology; Health; Life Course; Social Stratification; Quantitative Methods

Alisha Kirchoff

Alisha Kirchoff

Graduate Student

  • alkircho@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
law and society; political society; organizational sociology; comparative/international research, and methods

Lauren Knudson

Lauren Knudson

Graduate Student

  • ljknudso@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
political Sociology, social movements, social trust, statistics, computational social science, gender 

Yanming Kuang

Yanming Kuang

Graduate Student

  • yanmkuan@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
race; ethnicity; immigration

Mira Kuzhakhmetova

Mira Kuzhakhmetova

Graduate Student

  • mkuzhakh@iu.edu

Research + teaching Interests
race & ethnicity, immigration, organizations, social stratification, postcolonial theory, social psychology

Maggie  Lawler

Maggie Lawler

Graduate Student

  • maglawl@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
education, race, class, and disability

Eun Hye Lee

Eun Hye Lee

Graduate Student

  • eunhye@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Sociology of Families; Life Course/Aging; Health; Education; Social Psychology; Social Stratification.

Jennifer Jiwon Lee

Jennifer Jiwon Lee

Graduate Student

  • jenjwlee@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; social psychology; higher education

Yingjian Liang

Yingjian Liang

Graduate Student

  • liangyin@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Organizations, Occupations and Work, Culture, Social Networks, Immigration

Peter Lista

Peter Lista

Graduate Student

  • plista@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
organizational sociology; economic sociology; historical sociology; uncertainty and decision-making; institutional theory; archival and textual analysis

Luis Lopez

Luis Lopez

Graduate Student

  • lopezlui@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests  Mental health, psychotherapy, and technology

Kylie Janette May

Kylie Janette May

Graduate Student

  • kyjmay@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Inequality; Stratification; Social class; Mental Health & Illness; Rural Sociology; Culture & Cultural Capital; Identity; Resource Accessibility & Scarcity; Media Literacy; Academic & Educational Systems

Cassie Mead

Cassie Mead

Graduate Student

  • casmead@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender, work, and family; marriage and cohabitation; division of labor; inequalities

Madeleine Meldrum

Madeleine Meldrum

Graduate Student

  • mameld@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Gender, Sexuality, Family, Interpersonal Relationships, Media, Qualitative Methods

Stanley Michalski

Stanley Michalski

Graduate Student

  • Sjmichal@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Sociology of Mental Health and Illness; Collective Action, Resistance, and Revolution; Technology and Society; Criminology; Social Stratification  

Aminta Moses Sharps

Aminta Moses Sharps

Graduate Student

  • amjmoses@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
Law and Society; theory; organizations; social psychology; policing

Alleluia Musabyimana

Alleluia Musabyimana

Graduate Student

  • amusabyi@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
exclusionary practices; social networks; interpersonal practices at work

Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers

Graduate Student

  • myersdr@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Sociology of Education, Social Stratification and Inequality, Social Mobility, Research Methods

Roberto Ortiz

Roberto Ortiz

Graduate Student

  • robortiz@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Organizations, Culture, Social Psychology, Inequality

Shelley Rao

Shelley Rao

Graduate Student

  • shelrao@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
Asian American studies; immigration; social networks; organizations; policy

Tania Ravaei

Tania Ravaei

Graduate Student

  • tnasroll@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Racial Justice, Sexual Health, Violence and Trauma, LGBTQ+ Communities

Sam Regas

Sam Regas

Graduate Student

  • swregas@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
culture; social psychology; social stratification

Derek Richardson

Derek Richardson

Graduate Student

  • richde@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests   development; health and medicine; organizations; postcolonial theory

 

Anna E. Acosta Russian

Anna E. Acosta Russian

Graduate Student

  • aerussia@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; sexualities; race and ethnicity; sociology of sport; social psychology; statistics; research methods

Savannah Scott

Savannah Scott

Graduate Student

  • ss127@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
race and ethnicity; gender studies; health and healthcare inequality; intersectionality; reproductive justice; qualitative methodology

Anna Sera

Anna Sera

Graduate Student

  • annasera@indiana.edu

Research + teaching interests
race and ethnicity; immigration; education policy

Jessica Shaver

Jessica Shaver

Graduate Student

  • jnshaver@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender and sexuality; inequality; social psychology   

Guangquan Shen

Guangquan Shen

Graduate Student

  • shengu@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Gender; Sexualities; Culture; Medical Sociology; Mixed Methods

Dongeun Shin

Dongeun Shin

Graduate Student

  • shin59@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; work, organizations and occupations; social psychology; health

Jessica Short

Jessica Short

Graduate Student

  • jessshor@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
gender; work; medical sociology; health

Brandy Smith

Brandy Smith

Graduate Student

  • bsm15@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Race, Gender, Medical Sociology, Intergroup Relations, Mixed Methods.

Emma Thaci

Emma Thaci

Graduate Student

  • ethaci@iu.edu

gender and sexuality, identity, inequality, discourse analysis

Crista Urena Hernandez

Crista Urena Hernandez

Graduate Student

  • curenahe@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
education; inequality; gender; politics; social psychology

Tiffanie Vo

Tiffanie Vo

Graduate Student

  • tivo@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
Race & Ethnicity, Asia and Asian American, Quantitative/Mixed Methods, Organizations, Income Inequality, Critical Theory

Nora Weber

Nora Weber

Graduate Student

  • norweber@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
stratification, organizations, education, social networks

Ethan Weiland

Ethan Weiland

Graduate Student

  • eweiland@iu.edu

Research + teaching interests
economic sociology; quantitative methods; machine learning; social policy; R programming language