Dissertations

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Picture of Anne McGlynn-Wright McGlynn-Wright, Anne. 2019. "Farm Bill to Table: Pregnancy and the Politics of Food Assistance." Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Katherine Beckett, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Sarah Quinn Food Policy and Food Justice, Gender, Law and Society, Political Economy, Political Sociology, Poverty, Race and Ethnicity, Social Class, Social Welfare, Women Studies
Chris Hess picture Hess, Chris. 2019. "Segregation in Suburbia: The Changing Structure of Racial and Ethnic Segregation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas." Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Kyle Crowder, Sarah Quinn, Stewart Tolnay Demography, Poverty, Race and Ethnicity, Social Demography, Social Stratification/Inequality, Urban Studies
Larimore, Savannah H. 2019 "Routes to Low Birth Weight (or not): Local, Cultural Racism in Exceptional Communities." Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Stewart Tolnay, Kyle Crowder, Jerald R. Herting, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee Big Data, Health Disparities, Population Health, Race and Ethnicity
Christine Leibbrand, Christine Elizabeth. 2019 "Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and the Pursuit of Economic Opportunity in the Age of the Migration Decline." Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Stewart Tolnay, Kyle Crowder, Jerald R. Herting Demography, Economic Sociology, Gender, Migration, Quantitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Residential Mobility and Migration, Social Demography, Social Stratification/Inequality
Michael Esposito Esposito, Michael H. 2018. "Interwoven Social Determinants: Race, Education, and Health in the United States." Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Jerald R. Herting, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Stewart Tolnay Demography, Education, Health Disparities, Population Health, Quantitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity
Anna Reosit Reosti, Anna C. 2018 "Tenant Screening and Fair Housing in the Information Age." Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Katherine Beckett, Kyle Crowder, Alexes Harris, Stewart Tolnay Criminal Law and Punishment, Poverty, Public Policy, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification/Inequality, Urban Studies
Emily Knaphus-Soran Knaphus-Soran, Emily. 2017. "Stigma and the Educational Experience of Children of Incarcerated Parents." Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Katherine Beckett, Alexes Harris, Judith A. Howard Children, Youth, and Families, Criminal Law and Punishment, Criminology, Education, Incarceration, Life Course, Race and Ethnicity, Social Psychology, Social Stratification/Inequality
Cesare, Nina. 2017. "United We Tweet?: A Quantitative Analysis of Racial Differences in Twitter Use." Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Katherine Stovel, Emma Spiro, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Tyler McCormick Big Data, Media Studies, Race and Ethnicity
Tim Thomas Thomas, Timothy A. 2017. "Forced Out: Race, Market, and Neighborhood Dynamics of Evictions." PhD Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Kyle Crowder, Stewart Tolnay, Nathalie Williams Demography, Neighborhoods, Poverty, Quantitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Residential Mobility and Migration, Residential Segregation, Social Stratification/Inequality, Urban Community, Urban Studies
October 2016 photo Tomczuk, Sara Jean. 2017. "Environment of Tension, Moments of Conflict: A Comparative Study of Majority-Roma Interethnic Relations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia." PhD Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Steve Pfaff, Sarah Quinn, Stewart Tolnay Comparative Sociology, Conflict, Culture, East European, Political Sociology, Qualitative Methods, Race and Ethnicity, Social Movements
Kivan Polimis Polimis, Kivan. 2017. "Developing Computational Approaches to Investigate Health Inequalities." PhD Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Kyle Crowder, Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Emilio Zagheni Applied Sociology, Big Data, Computational Methods, Demography, Health, Health Disparities, Homelessness, Public Opinion, Race and Ethnicity
Frank Edwards Edwards, Frank. 2017. "Institutional Determinants of Child Protection Systems in the United States." PhD Dissertation. Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Hedwig (Hedy) Lee, Alexes Harris, Jake Rosenfeld, Jerald R. Herting Children, Youth, and Families, Criminal Law and Punishment, Deviance and Social Control, Family, Institutions, Political Sociology, Poverty, Public Policy, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification/Inequality
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
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
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

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
Koski-Karell, Daniel. 2014. "'This Project We Call Spain': Nationality, Autochthony, and Politics in Spain's North African Exclaves." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Edgar Kiser, Katherine Stovel Africa, Nationalism, Political Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bonaparte, Sabrina. 2012. "Change in Race and Ethnic Stratification: The Roles of Period, Cohort, Immigrant Generation, Socioeconomic Origins, and Gender in Shaping Educational Attainment." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Aimée Dechter, Jerald R. Herting, Stewart Tolnay Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Education, Social Stratification/Inequality

Hamilton, Deven T. 2011. "Explaining the Racial Disparity in Sexually Transmitted Infection: Individual-Level Behavior, Meso-Level Structure and Macro-Level Outcomes." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Martina Morris, Sam Clark, Robert Crutchfield Race and Ethnicity, Health Disparities, Sexuality

Pharris-Ciurej, Nikolas D. 2010. "A More Comprehensive Theory of Educational Attainment: An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the College Completion Process." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington.

Charles Hirschman, Jerald R. Herting, Stewart Tolnay Education, Race and Ethnicity, Social Stratification/Inequality
Eger, Maureen A. 2010. "Ethnic Heterogeneity and the Limits of Altruism." PhD Dissertation, Department of Sociology, University of Washington. Michael Hechter, Lowell Hargens, Edgar Kiser, Steve Pfaff Comparative Sociology, Economic Sociology, Immigration, Political Sociology, Public Opinion, Race and Ethnicity, Social Welfare