• Gina Longo (Discourses of gender and citizenship in marriage migration to the US)
  • Zach Baumgart (Militarization in policing)
  • Daanika Gorden (Policing and racial segregation)
  • Emma Shakeshaft (Categorizing human trafficking victims)
  • Karem Morgul (Agricultural movements in Turkey)
  • Marko Grdesic (Populism as interaction: How `the people happened’ in Serbia in the late 1980s). Completing November 2015.


  • Brett Burkhardt 2011 (Private prisons: media disourcse and predictors). Oregon State University.
  • Peter Hart-Brinson 2010 (Social generational change and the foundations of attitudes about the same-sex marriage) University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • Celeste Benson (State regimes and gender policies)
  • Alex Hanna (Machine learning approaches to Identifying protests in news sources) University of Toronto.
  • Nora Hui-Jung Kim 2009 (Immigration challenges and “multicultural” responses: The state, the dominant ethnie and immigrants in South Korea) University of Mary Washington
  • Amy Lang 2007 (co-advisor with Erik Olin Wright) (A new tool for democracy? Citizen deliberation in the British Columbia Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform) City of Toronto (Canada)
  • Shelley Boulianne 2007 (Connecting, informing, and mobilizing youth and the advantaged: The role of the Internet in political engagement) Grant MacEwan University (Canada)
  • Kelley Strawn 2005 (Political process, economy, and protest in Mexico, 1999–2000: An event-centered quantitative analysis of collective action in a structural-adjustment society) Willamette University
  • Elizabeth Park 2005 (Egalitarianism and local liturgical practice) Retired.
  • Gregory Maney 2001 (The reform-conflict paradox in Northern Ireland, 1963– 1972: Constitutional logic and transnational dimensions of ethnic political contention) Hofstra University
  • Jorge Cadena-Roa 2001 (Staging contentious politics in Mexico: Democratization, emotions and humor) Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Brian Obach 2000 (Social movement alliance formation: Organized labor and the environmental movement) SUNY New Paltz
  • Renee Monson 2000 (Ties that bind: Child support enforcement in United States welfare state restructuring and the (re)production of gender relations) Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Heather Hartley 1999 (The influence of managed care on certified nurse midwives: An evaluation of health system change) Deceased.
  • Kyounghee Kim (Gender politics in South Korea: The contemporary women’s movement and gender policies, 1980-1996) Chung-Ang University (Korea)
  • Daniel J. Myers 1997 (Diffusion models for riots and other collective violence). University of Notre Dame
  • Kristen Barker 1993 (Birthing and bureaucratic women: Gender, professionalization and the construction of medical needs, 1920-1935) Oregon State University
  • Franklin D. Rothman 1993 (Political process and peasant opposition to large hydroelectric dams: The case of the Rio Uruguai Movement in southern Brazil, 1979 to 1992) Departamento de Economia Rural, Universidade Federal de Viçosa (Brazil) (retired)


  • Brett Burkhardt “State changes in felon voting laws : re-examinationn of race and politics from 1966 to 1989” 2005
  • Kimberly Turner (co-advisor with Franklin Wilson), “Ethnic Niching in Labor Markets” (2008)
  • Anna Haskins, “The Impact of Paternal Imprisonment on Children’s School Readiness.” (2008)
  • Peter Brinson “These Legs Fight AIDS: Community and Voluntarism Through Civic
    Recreation” (2005)
  • Daniel J. Myers “Racial rioting in the 1960s : an event history analysis of local conditions” (1995)
  • Heather Hartley Feminist debates about RU-486 (1993)
  • Kelley Strawn “Opportunity of crisis : economy, politics, and collective protest in Mexico, 1996-1997” (2000)
  • Jody Wolak “Racial Disparities in Imprisonment” (2000)
  • Kerry Ann Diloreto “Recruitment to Religious Organizations” (2001)
  • Hui-Jung Kim “Evicted Persons Movemetns in Korea” (2004)
  • Brian Obach “Social movement alliance formation : organized labor and the environmental movement” (1994)
  • Jorge Cadena-Roa “Social movement, social movement organizations and culture : the Asamblea de Barrios and the social movement for democracy in Mexico ” 1996