Welcome to the Sociology Department

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Office: Davison Hall, 014

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.' 

Passing of Ph.D candidate Jason Phillips

JasonWe are deeply saddened to share the tragic news that Jason Phillips, a Ph.D. candidate in the Rutgers Sociology department, passed away last week.


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