Sandra Yesenia Huerta Baca
Research Interests: Intersectionality, Xicana Feminism, and Social Movements
Research Interest: Criminology
Research Interests: juvenile justice; police use of force; feminist criminology; cultural criminology; crime, victimization, and inequality; mentorship; web ecology; big data; mixed method
Research Interests: Gender in Society
Research Interests: Relations of higher education with communities, Critical Theory focused on social systems and institutions, and current epistemes pervading societies discourses
Ana Luiza de Campos Paula
Research Interests: Rural and community development; political sociology; social stratification/inequality. The main question behind my dissertation is how land tenure or the control over the land empowers the Brazilian peasant population (mostly impoverished, non-white peasants) turning them into full, critical citizens.
Ralph De Zago
Research Interests: Criminology, media, and deviance.
Edward L.W. Green
Research Interests: specializes in criminology and rural development. Actively engaged in prison ethnography, cultural criminology, and the study of rural development. Generally, interested in the relationship between state institutions and how they affect the broader social landscape.
Research Interests: rural development, agricultural development, sustainable agriculture, climate change, indigenous populations, etc.
Research Interests: Development, Migration, Environment/Sustainability
Research Interests: Religion, Politics, Culture, Rural Identity, Phenomenology, and Social Structure.
Research interests: Social Gerontology Emphasis on Work and Retirement, Social and Cultural Construction of Aging
Research Interests: International Development and Migration, Political Sociology
Social Movements, Fair-trade, Migration, Qualitative Research.
Research Interests: Criminology
Research Interests: Rural sociology, Rural Development, U.S. Food Insecurity, Food and Agriculture, Poverty, Stratification, Racial Inequality, Community Development, Research Methods
Research Interests: Criminology, middle-class crime, juvenile crime, murder
Research Interests: International & Rural Development, Migration, Politics, Health and Aging
Joab Omondi Esamwata (Fulbright Scholar)
Research Interests: International Development, Rural Development and Agriculture, Monitoring and Evaluation
Research Interests: Development, Globalization, Urban, Political Economy, and Environment
Research Interests: Racial/Ethnic Identities, Inequalities, Discrimination, Injustice, Stratification
Research Interests: Examining the differences in attitudes among juvenile justice system personnel; assessing risk/need/personality characteristics of juvenile offenders; exploring the pathways to offending; sexual behaviors and orientation of incarcerated populations; clinical therapy with mentally ill offenders and sex offending youth.
Research Interests: Urban Sociology, Community Development, and Cultural Sociology