Teaching

Teaching and advising interests
Race, ethnicity, and immigration
Asian American studies, Latino/a studies
Neighborhoods, communities, and cities
Poverty, inequality, and social policy
Social class, culture, and mobility
Population and community health
Civic and political participation
Qualitative, quantitative, and spatial methods

Courses offered at Columbia
Immigrant New York: Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016
Immigration and the Transformation of American Society: Spring 2014, Spring 2015
Methods for Social Research: Spring 2014
Social Statistics: Fall 2013
Senior Thesis Seminar: Fall 2017-Spring 2019
Qualitative Social Analysis: Fall 2015, Fall 2017
Neighborhood Effects and Urban Poverty: Spring 2014, Fall 2018
Critical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity: Fall 2014-Spring 2015
Race, Ethnicity and Migration Workshop: Fall 2014-Spring 2018

PhD students at Columbia
Bailey Brown, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Brittany Fox-Williams, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Kathleen Griesbach, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Anna Hidalgo, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Tiffany Huang, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Timothy Ittner, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Francisco Lara-Garcia, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Sandra Portocarrero, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Dialika Sall, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Nicol Valdez, PhD in Sociology, in progress
Tolga Kobas, PhD in Sociology, 2018
Warren McKinney, PhD in Sociology, 2018
Devon Wade, PhD in Sociology, 2018
Julie Hyunjung Kim, PhD in Education, Teachers College, 2018
Jacquelyn Duran, PhD in Education, Teachers College, 2018
Marina Mazur, PhD in Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, 2018
Jeremy Heyman, PhD in Education, Teachers College, 2015

Former students currently in other PhD programs
Eun Se Baik, PhD in Sociology, Harvard University, in progress
Angela Clague, PhD in Sociology, UCLA, in progress
Selma Hedlund, PhD in Sociology, Boston University, in progress
Elizabeth Jacobs, PhD in Sociology, UPenn, in progress
Gabriela Kirk, PhD in Sociology, Northwestern University, in progress
Antonia Mardones Marshall, PhD in Sociology, UC-Berkeley, in progress
Keitaro Okura, PhD in Sociology, Yale University, in progress
Benjamin Rohr, PhD in Sociology, University of Chicago, in progress
Debanjan Roychoudhury, PhD in Sociology, UCLA, in progress
Renetta Walcott, PhD in Sociology, Brown University, in progress
Tianhao Zhang, PhD in Sociology, UNC-Chapel Hill, in progress