Students on the Job Market

Matthew Chandler

Matthew Chandler

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  • Dissertation Title: "People Power and Peacebuilding: Civil Resistance and the Processes of Contentious Politics in Egypt, 2011-2015"
  • Dissertation Committee: Ann Mische (chair), Robert Fishman, Omar Lizardo, Lynette Spillman, Asher Kaufman
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Social Movements and Politics, Culture, Social Networks, Social Theory


Stefanie Israel

Stefanie Israel de Souza

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  • Dissertation Title: "Expiration Date: Mega-Events and Police Reform in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas"
  • Dissertation Committee: Ann Mische (chair), Robert Fishman, Omar Lizardo, Lynette Spillman
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Urban/Community Sociology, Criminology, Political Sociology, Social Networks, Cultural Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Brazil



Van Ness Job Market

Justin Van Ness

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  • Dissertation Title: "Neo-Nazis or Peaceful Protesters? How the Social, Cultural, and Material Dimensions of Situations Create Surprising Interpretive and Interactional Outcomes"
  • Dissertation Committee: Erika Summers-Effler (chair), Kraig Beyerlein, David Gibson, Omar Lizardo
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Culture, Qualitative Methods, Social Movements and Collective Behavior, Social Psychology / Microsociology, Social Control / Deviance, Sociological Theory, and Religion



Lisa Swartz

Lisa Weaver Swartz

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  • Dissertation Title: "Gendered Gospel, Ungendered Mission: Identity Construction at Two Evangelical Seminaries"
  • Dissertation Committee: Mary Ellen Konieczny (chair), David Sikkink, Christian Smith, Jason Springs
  • Research and Teaching Interests: Religion, Gender, American Evangelicalism, Religious Symbolism, Visual Methods