Students on the Job Market
Dissertation Title: "Social Stratification and Primary Caregiving Fathers"
Dissertation Committee: Jessica L. Collett (chair), Mary Ellen Konieczny, Elizabeth McClintock, Terence McDonnell
Research and Teaching Interests: Gender, Marriage and Family, Religion, Social Psychology, Work-Nonwork Balance
Karen Hooge Michalka
Dissertation Title: "Embodied Cultural Transitions in Latino Protestant Congregations"
Dissertation Committee: Mary Ellen Konieczny (co-chair), Lynette Spillman (co-chair), Jennifer Jones, Terence McDonnell, Christian Smith
Research and Teaching Interests: Culture, Immigration, Embodiment, Latino ethnicity, Religion, Gender
Justin Van Ness
Dissertation Title: "Neo-Nazis or Peaceful Protesters? How the Social, Cultural, and Material Dimensions of Situations Create Surprising Interpretive and Interactional Outcomes"
Dissertation Committee: Erika Summers-Effler (chair), Kraig Beyerlein, David Gibson, Omar Lizardo
Research and Teaching Interests: Culture, Qualitative Methods, Social Movements and Collective Behavior, Social Psychology / Microsociology, Social Control / Deviance, Sociological Theory, and Religion
Lisa Weaver Swartz
Dissertation Title: "Gendered Gospel, Ungendered Mission: Identity Construction at Two Evangelical Seminaries"
Dissertation Committee: Mary Ellen Konieczny (chair), David Sikkink, Christian Smith, Jason Springs
Research and Teaching Interests: Religion, Gender, American Evangelicalism, Religious Symbolism, Visual Methods