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Department of Sociology Graduate Students
NameOfficeEmail
Akers, SarahWSU Vancouver sarah.akers@wsu.edu
Areas: Sociology of the Family: Couple Dynamics, Family Organization and Roles; Gender: Gender Roles, Ideologies and Performance; Work: As Related to Gender and Family
Allen, EricWSU Vancouvereric.m.allen@wsu.edu
Areas: Gender and Racial/Ethnic Labor Market Inequality, Work Organizations, Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Violence Against Women
Aust, LizWilson-Short 147megan.aust2@wsu.edu
Areas: Gender/Gender Role Expression, Cultural Sociology, Social Inequality, and Labor Market Inequality
Bai, YikangWilson-Short 149yikang.bai@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Quantitative Methods, Education, Stratification
Barrus, TravisWilson-Short 148travis.barrus@wsu.edu
Areas: Criminology, Technology, Forced Migration, Human Trafficking, Quantitative Analysis
Beltz, LindseyOut of Residencelindsey.beltz@wsu.edu
Areas: Crime, Law, and Deviance; Drug Policy; Cannabis Legalization; Mass Incarceration; Social Control; Survey Methodology; Big Data; White Collar Crime; Gender; Interaction Ritual Chains
Burke, Jordan Wilson-Short 244jmfisher@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Social Stratification, Globalization, War and Conflict, Research Methods, Social Statistics
Butterman, OliviaWilson-Short 245olivia.butterman@wsu.edu
Areas: Environment, Climate Change Opinion Development, Voluntourism, Disaster Sociology
Cassidy, StevenWilson-Short 152steven.cassidy@wsu.edu
Areas: Social Theory, Military, Education, Disability, Qualitative Methods
Castillo, GinaWilson-Short 248gina.castillo@wsu.edu
Castonguay, SamanthaWilson-Short 210samantha.castonguay@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental Sociology; Higher Education & Academia; Gender & Sexuality; Research
Methods
Chirume, TinasheWilson-Short 213tinashe.chirume@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Social Organizations, Political Sociology, Norms, Attitudes
Clayson, MandyOut of Residenceamanda.clayson@wsu.edu
Areas: Family, Work and Occupation, Gender, Statistical Methods
Coma, AzdrenWilson-Short 242azdren.coma@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Risk, Organizations, Disaster Sociology, environmental health and justice, food and sustainable food systems, Movements, Environmental Crime
Cooley, CalebWilson-Short 152caleb.cooley@wsu.edu
Areas: Health Disparities, Sexuality, Social Determinants of health, Marriage and the Family, Social Psychology
Dahlem, JonathanOut of Residence jonathan.dahlem@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental and Political Sociology, Environmental Justice, Sociology of Knowledge/Science, Gender and Environment, Social Movements, Critical Animal Studies
De LaBarrera Montppellier, Andrea Wilson-Short 247a.delabarreramontpp@wsu.edu
Areas: Gender Equality, Gendered Justice, Violence Against Women, Judiciaries, Institutions, Human Rights, Mexico
Deming, SarahWilson-Short 206sarah.deming@wsu.edu
Areas: Sociology of the Family; Gender/Gender Role Expression; Social Inequality; Qualitative and Survey Research Methods.

Familia, ThomasWilson-Short 213tfamilia@wsu.edu
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Energy Sociology, Political Sociology, Globalization, Social Stratification, Research Methods
Huang, Clair (Xiaoqu)Wilson-Short 247xiaoqu.huang@wsu.edu
Areas: Life Course, Aging, Poverty, Immigration
Inlow, AlanaWilson-Short 253alana.inlow@wsu.edu
Areas: Criminology, Spatial Analysis & Spatial Inequality, Housing Policy, Neighborhood Change, Space & Place, and Urban Sociology
Lee, Seon YupWilson-Short 153seonyup.lee@wsu.edu
Areas:Life Course, Social Theory, Research Methods
Leonard, CassandraWilson-Short 206cassandra.leonard@wsu.edu
Areas: Haiti, Gender, Family, Family Structure, Portrayal and Perception of Haiti in Western Media
Li, XiaoWSU Vancouverxiao.li2@wsu.edu
Areas: Education, inequality, rural and non-rural differences, community, family, and gender
Lindstedt, NathanOut of Residencenathan.lindstedt@wsu.edu
Areas: Social Movements, Environmental Sociology, Quantitative Methodology
McCalidaine, EllaWilson-Short 235ella.mccalidaine@wsu.edu
Areas: Class Dynamics and Rural Poverty, Gender Construction and Conflict
McCall, Jamesjames.mccall@wsu.edu
Areas: Health and Mental Health Inequalities, Education and Mental Health, Life Course Perspective, Transition
to Adulthood, Survey Design and Implementation
McKee, AdamWSU Vancouver adam.mckee@wsu.edu
Areas: Family, Gay and Lesbian Parenting, Transition to Parenthood, Gender, and Social Class
Miksys, ChristieWilson-Short 151christie.miksys@wsu.edu
Areas: Gender, Social Inequality, Violence Against Women, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Masculinity
Montanez, MorganWilson-Short 236morgan.montanez@wsu.edu
Areas: Rural Poverty, Culture, Inequality and Mobility, Qualitative Methods.
Parker, SarahWilson-Short 210sarah.c.parker@wsu.edu
Areas: Food security, Social Inequality, Social Stratification, Qualitative Analysis, Community-Based Research, Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity
Rakowski, KyleWilson-Short 146kyle.rakowski@wsu.edu
Areas: Crime and Deviance, Social Movements, Culture, Qualitative Methods, Experimental Methods
Ray, NamrataWilson-Short 245namrata.ray@wsu.edu
Areas: Social Demography, Poverty, Health Inequality, Ageing, Labour market imperfections
Reshetnikov, Aleksey Wilson-Short 146aleksey.reshetnikov@wsu.edu
Areas: Social Support, Quantitative Methodology, Qualitative Methodology, Spatial Analysis, Social Inequality
Ridgeway, Sadie Wilson-Short 248sadie.ridgeway@wsu.edu
Areas: Health and well-being, the body and embodiment (specifically body size, weight, and fatness), childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood, social psychology, quantitative methods, survey methodology
Santucci, ChristopherWilson-Short 148c.santucci@wsu.edu
Areas: Criminology, Technology & Privacy, Counter Violent Extremism (CVE), Public Policy, Network Science, Survey Methodology
Schreiner, JonathanOut of Residencej.schreiner@wsu.edu
Areas: Intersections of Race, Technology, and Methodology; Race and Ethnic Relations and Identity; Genetic Ancestry Testing; Society and Technology; Environmental Sociology; Geographic Information Systems, Multi-Method Research; Sociology of Sport
Stanley, SandteWilson Short 151sandte.stanley@wsu.edu
Areas: Medical Sociology, Racial and Ethnic Health and Mortality Disparities, Social Determinants of Health
Weston, MichelleWilson Short 210michelle.weston@wsu.edu
Areas: Rural Sociology, Political Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Ecology
Williams, JarredOut of Residencejarred.williams@wsu.edu
Areas:
Yang, ShuangshuangWilson-Short 214shuangshuang.yang@wsu.edu
Areas: Gender, family, sexuality, low fertility, social demography, and quantitative methods
Yokley, SandraWilson-Short 214sandra.yokley@wsu.edu
Areas: Social Inequality, Social Justice, Liberation Sociology, Urban Sociology, Social Movements, Political Sociology, Public Policy, Organizational Sociology, Poverty, Class Origins/Destinations, Mobility, Qualitative Methods, Mixed Methods
Note: All graduate students can be contacted by phone for messages at the sociology front office at 509-335-4595. Graduate students can be contacted directly at their respective email addresses.