Dissertations

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MacQuarrie, Kerry L.D. 2016 "Marriage Timing, Gender Context, and Early Family Formation." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Stewart Tolnay, Sara Curran, Aimée Dechter, Charles Hirschman Demography, Family, Fertility, Gender, Marriage/Unions, Population, Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, South Asian, Southeast Asian
Thielmann, Heidi Irene. 2016 "The Location of Registered Sex Offenders and Their Impact on Neighborhood Crime and Informal Social Control." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Robert Crutchfield, Jerald R. Herting, Ross L. Matsueda, Stewart Tolnay, Joseph Weis Criminology
Evans, Heather D. 2016 "Disability, Identity, and the Law: A Phenomenological Study of Living with Acquired, Invisible Impairment." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Katherine Beckett, Alexes Harris, Judith A. Howard Disability, Law and Society, Qualitative Methods, Social Justice
Foster, Thomas B. 2016 "Rooted or Stuck?  The Causes and Consequences of American Mobility Decline." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Kyle Crowder, Jerald R. Herting, Stewart Tolnay Community, Demography, Migration, Population, Quantitative Methods, Social Change, Social Demography, Social Stratification/Inequality, Urban Community
Underwood, Patrick. 2016 "Conflict and Stability in the Neoliberal Era: Explaining Urban Unrest in Latin America." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Steve Pfaff, Edgar Kiser, Scott Radnitz Collective Action, Comparative Historical Sociology, Latin America / Latin American, Political Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, Social Change, Social Movements
Pantazis, Athena. 2016 "Age-Specific Fertility Dynamics: Sub-Saharan African Fertility in a Global Context." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Sam Clark, Kyle Crowder, Tyler McCormick Africa, Demography, Fertility, Population
Shaw, Lynette. 2016 "The Meanings of New Money: Social Constructions of Value in the Rise of Digital Currencies." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Edgar Kiser, Sarah Quinn, Katherine Stovel, Ross L. Matsueda Big Data, Computational Methods, Culture, Economic Sociology, Finance and Credit, Institutions, Theory
Denice, Patrick Anthony. 2016 "The Long and Winding Road: Heterogeneity in the Form and Timing of Postsecondary Education." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Jerald R. Herting, Jake Rosenfeld, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Stewart Tolnay Demography, Education, Institutions, Life Course, Public Policy, Quantitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification/Inequality, Statistics
Laird, Jennifer. 2016 "Unequally Employed: Labor Market Stratification After the Great Recession." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Stewart Tolnay, Jake Rosenfeld, Jerald R. Herting, Kyle Crowder Social Demography, Social Stratification/Inequality, Work and Occupations
Gabriel, Ryan. 2016 "The Residential Stratification of Mixed-Race Couples." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Kyle Crowder, Stewart Tolnay, Charles Hirschman Quantitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Residential Mobility and Migration, Residential Segregation
Liddle, Stephanie K. 2015 "Roach Motel: Research, Policy, and Structural Inequalities of the No Child Left Behind Act in California Public Schools." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Barbara Reskin, Lowell Hargens, Jerald R. Herting Education, Public Policy, Quantitative Methods, Social Stratification/Inequality
Ackert, Elizabeth S. 2015. "School Composition, Social Origins, and the Educational Outcomes of Mexican Origin Youth." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Charles Hirschman, Kyle Crowder, Stewart Tolnay Children, Youth, and Families, Demography, Education, Immigration, Population, Quantitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Social Demography, Social Stratification/Inequality
Fernandes, April. 2015. "How Far Up the River? Assessing the Consequences of Criminal Justice Contact." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Robert Crutchfield, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Jerald R. Herting Criminal Law and Punishment, Criminology, Incarceration, Law and Society, Mental Health, Social Stratification/Inequality, Work and Occupations
Lind, Jonathan Adam. 2015. "Employment Relations in Transition: An Examination of Workers’ Self-Assessments of Job Quality, 1970-2006." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Lowell Hargens, Jake Rosenfeld, Jerald R. Herting Economic Sociology, Historical Sociology, Labor, Organizations, Quantitative Methods, Social Stratification/Inequality, Work and Occupations
Callahan, Richard D. 2015. "Growing Up in Taiwan: Counterfactual Models of Part-Time Work, Romantic Relationships, and Crime among Taiwanese Youth." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Ross L. Matsueda, William Lavely, Gary Hamilton Family, Juvenile Justice, South Asian
Kravitz-Writz, Nicole D. 2015. "Effects of Prolonged and Timing-Specific Exposure to Neighborhood Disadvantage during Childhood and Adolescence on Health and Health Inequalities in Early Adulthood." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Kyle Crowder, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Jerald R. Herting Health, Health Disparities, Life Course, Neighborhoods
Lui, Ching Wu Lake. 2015. "Moving Up or Staying Put? Mobility, Marriage and Gender in Transitional China." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Sara Curran, Julie Brines, Gary Hamilton East Asian Societies, Gender, Marriage/Unions, Social Mobility

Eichenlaub, Suzanne C. 2015. "Education and Health: Exploring Variation in the Gradient by Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Stewart Tolnay, Lowell Hargens, Jerald R. Herting Education, Health, Social Stratification/Inequality, Race and Ethnicity
Margherio, Cara. 2015. "Fatal Attraction: HIV/AIDS and Family Formation in Southern Africa." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Sam Clark, Stewart Tolnay, Sara Curran, Jerald R. Herting Africa, Demography, Family, Gender, Health, Health Disparities, Health Services, Indigenous Cultures/Peoples, International Studies, Public Health

Spring, Amy. 2014. "Neighborhood Effects on Residential Living Arrangements among Older Adults." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Stewart Tolnay, Kyle Crowder, Jerald R. Herting Neighborhoods, Aging, Residential Mobility and Migration

Shin, Solee. 2014. "Making East Asian Consumers: Market Formation and Evolution of Demand in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Gary Hamilton, Daniel Chirot East Asian Societies, Economic Sociology

Wehner, JoAnne Delfino. "To Use or Not To Use: Understanding Public Support for Expanded Federal Wilderness Preservation Policies." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Stewart Tolnay, Kyle Crowder, Jerald R. Herting Environment, Public Policy, Public Opinion

Kistner, Kelly. "Organizing Knowledge: Comparative Structures of Intersubjectivity in Nineteenth-Century Historical Dictionaries." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Gary Hamilton, Steve Pfaff, Katherine Stovel Historical Sociology, Sociology of Knowledge, Language

Koski-Karell, Daniel. "'This Project We Call Spain': Nationality, Autochthony, and Politics in Spain's North African Exclaves." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Daniel Chirot, Edgar Kiser, Katherine Stovel Political Sociology, Africa, Nationalism, Race and Ethnicity

Leupp, Katrina. 2014. "Benefits of the Balancing Act: Motherhood, Employment and Mental Health." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Julie Brines, Stewart Tolnay Motherhood, Work and Occupations, Mental Health

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