Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration

Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration

  • Bliss, Catherine

    Catherine BlissAssociate Professor
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    Davison Hall

    Catherine Bliss is Associate Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University. She teaches courses in the sociology of health and illness, and science and technology. She is the author of Race Decoded: The Genomic Fight for Social Justice and Social by Nature: The Promise and Peril of Sociogenomics

     

  • Chaudhary, Ali R.

    Fac Chaudhary AliAssistant Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 132B

    Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Chaudhary conducts research on race, immigration, organizations, and music. His scholarship examines how group-level markers (e.g. race, ethnicity, religion, etc.) correspond with categorical inequalities for immigrants and minority groups across the Global North. Recent scholarship examines the effects of stigma and geopolitical contexts on civic engagement and immigrant-led nonprofits. In his latest work, Chaudhary draws on the sociology of race and immigration to interrogate the production and performance of music in the 21st century.

  • Dinzey-Flores, Zaire

    dinzey thumbAssociate Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 119

    Associate Professor in Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies and Sociology, teaches courses on urbanism, Caribbean societies and development, race and ethnicity, and research methods. Her research interests are in the areas of urbanism, space and place, the built environment, race and ethnicity, social inequality, mixed-method research, criminal justice, Latin America and Caribbean Studies, and African Diaspora. She is currently working on a book that examines the social impacts of gates in public and private housing in Puerto Rico.  

  • Friedman, Brittany

    Picture Brittany FriedmanAssistant Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall 043

    Assistant Professor of Sociology, teaches courses in punishment and social control, criminology, and racial inequality. Her research focuses on race and prison order, penal policy, and the intersections between institutions and monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system. She is currently finishing a book about the institutionalization of control strategies designed to eradicate Black political protest and the resulting consequences for the prison social system.

  • Jones, Leslie Kay

    leslie crop for site1Assistant Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 131

    Leslie Kay Jones is an Assistant Professor of Sociology focusing on social movements, digital media, race and gender. She teaches qualitative and computer assisted research methods, particularly digital ethnography and content analysis. Leslie’s recent article, BlackLivesMatter: An Analysis of the Movement as Social Drama, proposes a theoretical model for the role of the Black Twitter counterpublic in mediating the frames of #BlackLivesMatter protests.

  • Krivo, Lauren J.

     

    Fac Krivo LaurenProfessor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 111

    Professor of Sociology, teaches courses in race, crime, and community and in statistics for sociology. Her research focuses on race-ethnic differences in neighborhood crime, patterns and consequences of segregation, and spatial inequality. Her book with Ruth D. Peterson Divergent Social Worlds: Neighborhood Crime and the Racial-Spatial Dividewas published by the Russell Sage Foundation in 2010. She is currently examining patterns and sources of changing neighborhood inequality in crime after 2000 based on the second wave of the National Neighborhood Crime Study conducted with Christopher J. Lyons and María B. Vélez.

  • Lee, Catherine

    lee smallAssociate Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 141
    Office Phone: 848-932-7807

    Associate Professor of Sociology. Her research and teaching areas include race and ethnicity, gender, politics, immigration, law and society, and science and medicine. She is the author of Fictive Kinship: Family Reunification and the Meaning of Race and Nation in American Immigration and co-editor of Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race, and History.

  • Mai, Quan

    Mai QuanAssistant Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 049

    Assistant Professor of Sociology. Dr. Mai’s research and teaching interests include work & occupations, social stratification, social movements, research methods, and environmental sociology. His scholarship focuses on how a range of social relations—including employment relations, race-ethnic relations, state regulatory capacity, and social movements—combine in the economy, polity, and in urban spaces to influence processes of social stratification. His current projects explore various consequences of nonstandard employment for workers’ labor market outcomes and socioeconomic well-being.