Welcome to the Sociology Department

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Office: Davison Hall, 011

Niina Vuolajärvi's (MSSc, MA) primary research interests include gender, sexuality, migration, prostitution and immigration policies, and ethnographic methods. In her ethnographic PhD research "Precarious Intimacies - Commercial Sex and Migration in the Nordic Region", she combines migration and precarization research perspectives to the inquiries of intimacies. For the study she conducts fieldwork in Finland, Sweden, and Norway.

Niina is a Fulbright scholar and part of the management and steering committee of a EU-funded research network 'ProsPol: Comparing European Prostitution Policies: Understanding Scales and Cultures of Governance.' 

Upcoming Events

 02 Oct 2019
 11:30AM - 01:00PM
 Colloquium: Professor Jennifer Lena, Columbia
 16 Oct 2019
 11:30AM - 01:00PM
 Jason B Phillips Memorial Lecture: Brooklynn Hitchens
 11 Nov 2019
 05:00PM - 09:00PM
 Film Screening: Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Fou
 12 Dec 2019
 12:00PM - 02:30PM
 Holiday Luncheon

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