Teaching and Advising

Chair of dissertation committee (4)
Edwin Grimsley, Ph.D. in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center
T
he Marijuana Effect: The Historical Development and Impact of Decriminalization
and Criminalization Policies on Individuals and Neighborhoods

Kasey Zapatka, Ph.D. in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center
The Divergent Impact of Gentrification and Segregation on Housing Affordability
Daeshin Hayden Ju, Ph.D. in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center
Asian-White Mixed-Race Families

Dialika Sall, Ph.D. in Sociology, Assistant Professor, Lehman College, CUNY
(Re)Defining Blackness: Race, Ethnicity, and the Children of West African Immigrants


Member of dissertation committe (22)
Janina Selzer, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center      
Minh Nguyen, Ph.D. candidate in Urban Planning, Columbia GSAPP                 
Sandra Portocarrero, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, Columbia

Max Papadantonakis, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center                  
Francisco Lara-García, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, Columbia                                    

Magda Maaoui, Contractual Assistant Professor, Université de Cergy in Paris
Tiffany Huang, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania                     

Kathleen Griesbach, Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Rebecca Karam, Dean’s Research Associate, Michigan State University                        
Brenda Gambol, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Dallas                                 
Bailey Brown, Assistant Professor, Spellman College                                                    
Brittany Fox-Williams, Assistant Professor, Lehman College, CUNY                             
Nicol Valdez, National Poverty Fellow, Institute for Research on Poverty                       

Lauren Fox, Senior Director of Policy, Public School Forum of North Carolina               
Adele Lee, Associate Director of Operations, NYC Health + Hospitals    
Tolga Kobas, Independent Scholar                                                                                
Warren McKinney, Research Scientist, Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute
Devon Wade, Deceased                                                                                                
Julie Hyunjung Kim, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Baruch College                                 

Jacquelyn Duran, Director of Enrichment Services, Hollingworth Center, Teachers College
Marina Mazur, Associate Director of Mental Health, Rikers Island Correctional Facility  
Jeremy Heyman, Associate Director, Steppingstone Scholars, STEM & Ventures

Teaching and advising interests
Race, ethnicity, and immigration
American society and public policy
Intergroup relations and racial attitudes
Asian American studies and Latinx studies
Neighborhood integration and urban change
Civic engagment and political participation
Experimental, longitudinal and spatial methods

Courses taught
Graduate Seminars
Urban Social Policy
Immigrant New York
Global Immigrant Cities
Urban Poverty and the City
Qualitative Social Analysis
Qualifying Paper Seminar
Dissertation Development Seminar
Race, Ethnicity and Migration Workshop
Neighborhood Effects and Urban Poverty

Undergraduate Seminars and Lectures
Immigration and the Transformation of American Society
Methods for Social Research
Senior Thesis Seminar
Immigrant New York
Social Statistics