Courses & Mentoring

Teaching Awards

Nominee: James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities, 2019-2020

Jackson School Service Award, student award for outstanding service to JSIS education and students, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, 2017.

Outstanding Faculty Advising Award, Department of Sociology, Princeton University, 2002, 2004

President’s Graduate Mentoring Award, (inaugural awardee) – Princeton University, 2002.

Mentoring Award, Sociologists for Women in Society, 2001

Current Advising Roles

Director, Honors Sociology, 2019-present

Founding Faculty Advisor, Jackson School Journal of International Studies, 2009-present

Founder, JSIS Global Research Group, 2009-present

Courses Taught

Honors Sociology Seminar, 2019

Social Demography, SOC 513, 2019, 2020

Sociology of Migration, SOC 401 C, 2019

Claims and Evidence, JSIS 300, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Advanced Qualitative Data Analyses, JSIS 512, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Task Force, Human Trafficking, JSIS 495, 2006

Gender on the Move, Readings in International Studies, 2014

JSJ Editorial Seminar, JSIS 494, 2010

Gender and Development, PBAF 525, 2006

Qualitative Field Research Methods for Public Policy & Social Science, 2007-2015

Research Methods for International Studies, JSIS 510, 511, 2007-2015

Comparative International Studies, JSIS 501, 2012-2017

Colloquium for International Studies, JSIS 591-592-593, 2010-2015

Postdoctoral Fellows Advised

Jacqueline Meijer-Irons, University of Washington, 2014 PhD, Research Scientist, Microsoft Research

Jessica Beyer, University of Washington, 2012 PhD, Lecturer, JSIS, University of Washington

Gretchen Livingston, PEW, 2002 PhD

Current Graduate Students

Allison Anderson, ABD JSIS

Xinguang Fan, ABD Sociology

Seth Kane, PhD Candidate JSIS

Neal Marquez, PhD Candidate Sociology

Former PhD Graduate Students and Current Positions

Manchui Leung, Sociology, PhD 2018.

Michelle O’Brien, Sociology, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ohio State University, 2018 PhD

Ching Wu Lake Lui (UW Sociology) Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2015 PhD

Jacqueline Meijer-Irons (UW Public Policy & Governance), Research Scientist, Microsoft Research, 2015 PhD

Filiz Garip (Princeton U. Sociology) Cornell University, 2009 PhD

Susie Cassels (Princeton U. Public Affairs) UC Santa Barbara, 2005 PhD

Wendy Cadge (Princeton U. Sociology) Brandeis University, 2004 PhD

Estela Rivero-Fuentes (Princeton U. Public Affairs) El Collegio, 2002 PhD

Shelley Clark (Princeton U. Public Affairs) McGill University, 1999 PhD