Current Graduate Students

Current graduate students are listed below alphabetical order by last name in the cohort they entered the department.

2019-2020 Cohort

Rebecca Bock

Rebecca Bock

Email: Rbock2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Rhiannon A. Kroeger
Research Interests:
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Heeya Datta

Heeya Datta

Email: hdatta1@lsu.edu
Advisor:
Research Interests:
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Mominul Haque

Mominul Haque

Email: mhaqu17@lsu.edu
Advisor:
Research Interests:
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Jazmin Robinson-Smith

Jazmin Robinson-Smith

Email: Jrob293@lsu.edu
Advisor:
Research Interests:
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Courtney Williams

Courtney Williams

Email: wcourt2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Rhiannon A. Kroeger
Research Interests: Reproductive health; medicalization; family; gender & bodies
CV
 

2018-2019 Cohort

Brooke Barrett

Brooke Barrett

Email: bbarr33@lsu.edu
Advisor: Matthew Valasik
Research Interests:
CV

Mahalia Crawford

Mahalia Crawford

Email: mcraw44@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests:
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Dominique Dillard

Dominique Dillard

Email: ddilla4@lsu.edu 
Advisor:
Research Interests:
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Jennifer LaRose

Jennifer LaRose

Email: jlaros7@lsu.edu 
Advisor: Jose Torres
Research Interests:
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Troy Legier

Rob Matchett

Email: rmatch1@lsu.edu 
Advisor: Mark H. Walker
Research Interests: Disability; social psychology; gender& sexuality
CV

Rob Matchett

Jordan Pedalino

Email: jpedal1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton
Research Interests:
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Nick Van De Voorde

Nick Van De Voorde

Email: nvande5@lsu.edu 
Advisor: Michael S. Barton
Research Interests:
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2017-2018 Cohort

Caitlin Charles

Caitlin Charles

Email: cchar12@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton
Research Interests: Domestic violence; criminology; sexual assault
CV

Ewart Ford

Ewart Forde

Email: eforde2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests:
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Dustin Lovercamp

Dustin Hughes

Email: dlover2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Heather Rackin
Research Interests: Family, demography
CV

James Jordan

James Jordan

Email: jjord73@lsu.edu 
Advisor: Mark J. Schafer
Research Interests: Community; altruism, morality and social solidarity; environmental sociology; collective behavior and social movements
CV

Joy Ngelor

Joy Ngelor

Email: jngelo1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton
Research Interests:
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Marcus Venable

Marcus Venable

Email: mvenab8@lsu.edu
Advisor: Matthew Valasik
Research Interests: Criminology, sexual assault, sex-offender recidivism, sex-offender registries
CV


2016-2017 Cohort

John K. Aggrey

John K. Aggrey

Email: jaggre1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Wesley M. Shrum, Jr
Research Interests: Science & technology studies, health, development
CV
 

Kyle Breen

Kyle Breen

Email: kbreen3@lsu.edu
Advisor: Sarah Becker
Research Interests: Disaster, environmental justice, social vulnerability, qualitative methods
CV

Andrew Burns

Andrew Burns

Email: aburn38@lsu.edu
Advisor: Wesley M. Shrum, Jr.
Research Interests: Media, social psychology, criminology
CV

Lynnette Coto

Lynnette Coto

Email: lcoto1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests: Gender, sexuality, race, and queer studies
CV

Ify Davis

Ifeyinwa Davis

Email: idavis3@lsu.edu
Advisor: Sarah Becker
Research Interests:
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Danequa Forrest

Danequa Forrest

Email: danequalashee@yahoo.com
Advisor: Samuel Stroope
Research Interests: Health, race, applied statistics
CV

Kathryn Keating

Kathryn Keating

Email: kkeati7@lsu.edu  
Advisor: Tim Slack
Research Interests: Health/mental health, family, human-environment systems, disaster, rural populations
CV

Maretta McDonald

Maretta McDonald

Email: mmcdo53@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests: Race/ethnicity, criminology, public policy
CV

Alana Peck

Alana Peck

Email: apeck3@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests:
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Kami Rutherford

Kami Rutherford

Email: kruthe4@lsu.edu
Advisor: Sarah Becker
Research Interests: Gender, sexuality, culture
CV

 

2015-2016 Cohort

Jiabin Fan

Jiabin Fan

Email: jfan7@lsu.edu
Advisor: Wesley M. Shrum, Jr.
Research Interests: Social networks, sociology of science and technology, Asian studies
CV

Oliver Garretson

 Oliver Garretson

Email: ogarre1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Wesley M. Shrum, Jr.
Research Interests: Social networks, new media, science & technology studies
CV

Ashley Maryland

Ashley Maryland

Email: amaryl1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests: Race, crime, policing
CV
 

2014-2015 Cohort

Ramazan Aydogdu

Ramazan Aydogdu

Email: raydog1@lsu.edu  
Advisor: Yoshinori Kamo
Research Interests: Family, religion, military
CV

Elizabeth Brault

Elizabeth Brault

Email: emarks7@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton & Matthew Valasik
Research Interests: Reentry, community organization, social support, crime & delinquency
CV

Jahann Chandler

Jahaan Chandler

Email: jmich13@lsu.edu
Advisor: Rick Weil
Research Interests:
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Leah Drakeford

Leah Drakeford

Email: pdrake1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Samuel Stroope
Research Interests: Corrections, health, religion
CV

Brad Ichtech

Brad Ictech

Email: bradictech@gmail.com
Advisor: Sarah Becker
Research Interests: Social psychology, online games, smartphones, virtual reality
CV

Derrick Lathan

Derrick Lathan

Email: dlatha1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests: Race, race rhetoric & racial depictions, blackness, education
CV


2013-2014 Cohort

Wei-Cheng Chiu

Wei-Cheng Chiu

Email: wchiu6@lsu.edu
Advisor: Mark J. Schafer
Research Interests:
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Tasia Mehzabin Kazi

Tasia Mehzabin Kazi

Email: tmehza1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests: Gender, race, immigration policies
CV

Li-Yu Liao

Li-Yu Liao

Email: lliao2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests:
CV