Current PhD Students

Name: Milaine Alarie 
Email Address: milaine.alarie [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Milaine Alarie)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BSocSc Women's studies, University of Ottawa (2007); BSocSc International Development and Globalization, University of Ottawa (2008); MA Sociology, University of Ottawa (2011)
Research Interests: Gender; intimate relationships and sexuality; family; deviance and crime; health and aging; media and popular culture; feminist theories; qualitative methods
Link to CV: Milaine Alarie CV [.pdf]

ResearchGate Profile: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Milaine_Alarie


Name: David Emre Amasyali
Email Addressemre.amasyali [at] mail.mcgill.ca (David Emre Amasyali ) 


Name: Hayder Alkilabi
Email: hayder.alkilabi [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Hayder Alkilabi) 
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA (Honors) Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University (2011); MA Critical Sociology, Brock University (2014)
Research Interests: Criminology; deviance and social control; political sociology; terrorism and counterterrorism; Middle East. 
LinkedIn Profile: https://ca.linkedin.com/pub/hayder-alkilabi/44/b31/351



Name: Aharon (Rony) Blank
Email Address: Aharon.blank [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Aharon (Rony) Blank)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees:: BA Behavioral Sciences, Ben-Gurion University (2007); MA Sociology, Ben-Gurion University (2010)
Research Interests: the state; professions and forms of expertise; road safety; social work; the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu
Link to CV: Rony Blank CV [.pdf]


Name: Yvonne Chang
Email: yvonne.chang [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Yvonne Chang)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Biochemistry, Barnard College, Columbia University (2008); MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (2013)
Research Interests: migration, immigrant integration, & cultural citizenship; racial/ethnic relations; mass incarceration & prisoner reentry; social determinants of health; community & minority health; social support; qualitative & mixed methods


Cassandra Cotton
Name: Cassandra Cotton
Email Address: cassandra.cotton [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Cassandra Cotton)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA International Relations, Mount Allison University (2008)
Research Interests: women's migration, child migration, childcare decisions, children's health & education outcomes
Link to CV:  Cassandra Cotton CV [.pdf]


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Name: Rebecca Daviddi
Email Address: rebecca.daviddi [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Rebecca Daviddi)
Program: PhD - Gender and Women's Studies Option
Previous Degrees: BA Geography, University of Leicester (2012); MA International Relations, University of Bologna (2014)
Research Interests: gender and sexuality; Eastern Europe; qualitative methods

Name: Paul Doucet
Email Addresspaul.doucet [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Paul Doucet)


Name: Patricia Elung'ata
Email Address: patricia.elungata [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Patricia Elung'ata)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BSc Information Science, Moi University (2004); MPH Monitoring and Evaluation, University of Pretoria (2008)
Research Interests: Sociology of Health and Illness; Quantitative and  Mixed-Methods Research
Link to CVPatricia Elung'ata CV [.pdf] 


Name: Ina Filkobski
Email Addressina.filkobski [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Ina Filkobski)


Name: Alina Geampana
Email Addressalina.geampana [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Alina Geampana)


Name: Kirsten Louise Gerrie
Email Addresskirsten.gerrie [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Kirsten Louise Gerrie)


Name: Mehri Ghazanjani
Email Addressmehri.ghazanjani [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Mehri Ghazanjani)


Name: Golshan Golriz
Email Address: Golshan.golrizfard [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Golshan Golriz) 
Program: PhD, Gender Studies Option
Previous Degrees: BA Gender Studies, York University (2009); MA Gender Studies, University of Toronto (2011)
Research Interests: Gender; Sexuality; Race; Middle East; Iran


Name: Xiaoyu (Annie) Gong 
Email: xiaoyu.gong [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Xiaoyu (Annie) Gong )
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BBA Sociology and Management, University of Toronto (2012), MA Sociology, University of Western Ontario (2013)
Research Interests: Population aging; life course analysis; quantitative methods; social inequalities in health; medical sociology; social support; social networks; and demography.
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anniexiaoyugong



Name: Qiaoling He
Email Address: qiaoling.he [at] mail.mcgill.ca ( Qiaoling He)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Economics, Renmin University of China (2009); MA Economics, Peking University (2012)
Research Interests: sociology of development; sociology of law; intellectual property rights
Link to CV:  Qiaoling He CV [.pdf] 



Name: Madeleine Henderson
Email Address: madeleine.henderson [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Madeleine Henderson)
Program: PhD - Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: BA Psychology, The University of British Columbia (2012)
Research Interests: Development; gender; sexual and reproductive health;
social epidemiology; religion
Academia.edu profile: https://mcgill.academia.edu/MaddieHenderson 

Link to CV:  Madeleine Henderson CV [.pdf] 


Name: Angela Kalyta
Email Address: angela.kalyta [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Angela Kalyta)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, University of Toronto (2009); MA Sociology, University of Toronto (2010)
Research Interests: Political economy; varieties of capitalism; corporate social responsibility, social movements, managerialism, economic/business history
Link to CV: Angela Kalyta CV [.pdf]
Academia.edu Profile: http://mcgill.academia.edu/AngelaKalyta


Name: Elise Karagueuzian
Email Addresselise.karagueuzian [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Elise Karagueuzian)


Name: Sakeef Karim
Email Address: sakeef.karim [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Sakeef Karim)
Program: PhD – Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: HBSc Psychology, University of Toronto (2013); MA Sociology, McMaster University (2015)
Research Interests: immigration and multiculturalism; sociology of race and ethnicity; social psychology; criminology


Name: Ilju Kim
Email Address: ilju.kim [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Ilju Kim)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Mass Communication, Yonsei University (2006)
Research Interests: Social movement; migration; development; globalization; qualitative methods


Name: William Zachary Marshall
Email Addresswilliam.marshall2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (William Zachary  Marshall)


Name: Matvey Lomonosov
Email Address: matvey.lomonosov [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Matvey Lomonosov)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: Specialist Diploma History, Perm State University (2009); MA International Relations, University of Tirana (2011); MA Nationalism Studies, Central European University (2012)
Research Interests:  nationalism; ethnicity and race; citizenship; social memory; politics and societies in Eastern Europe
Academia.edu profile: http://kunstkamera.academia.edu/MatthewLomonosoff



Name: Alissa Mazar
Email Address:alissa.mazar [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Alissa Mazar)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology/English, The University of Windsor (2009); MA Sociology, The University of Western Ontario (2010)
Research Interests: deindustrialization; megaproject development; labour; gender; qualitative methods
Link to CV: Alissa Mazar CV [.pdf]



Name: Alexandre Miltsov
Email Address: alexandre.miltsov [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Alexandre Miltsov)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees:: BA Sociology, Concordia University (2010); MA Sociology, The University of New Brunswick (2012)
Research Interests: sociology of work & occupations; sociology of media; gender; ethnicity; stratification; well-being; new media; digital media at work; mixed methods research
Websitehttp://itresearch.ca
Link to CV: Alexandre Miltsov [.pdf] 


Name: Skye Miner
Email Address: skye.miner [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Skye Miner) 
Program: PhD 
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, Gonzaga University (2012); MA Sociology, Brandeis University (2013)
Research Interests: gender and sexuality; science and technology studies; medical sociology; bioethics
Link to CV: Skye Miner [.pdf] 


Name: Stephanie Anne Nairn
Email Address: Stephanie.nairn [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Stephanie Anne Nairn)
Program: PhD 
Previous Degrees: BA Political Science and Sociology, McMaster University (2009), MA Sociology, Queen’s University (2011)
Research Interests: the sociology of food allergy; biosociology; science, technology & medicine; the sociology of knowledge; reflexivity; the sociology of pick up artistry
Link to CV: Stephanie Anne Nairn CV [pdf] 
LinkedIn Profile: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-a-nairn-795b195b


Name: Marianne Paul
Email Address: marianne.paul2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Marianne Paul) 
Program: PhD - Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: BScN, McMaster University (2008); MSc in International Health, McMaster University (2011)
Research Interests: global health; social determinants of health; maternal and child health; Sub-Saharan Africa; quantitative methods


Name: Colby Pereira
Email Address: colby.pereira [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Colby Pereira)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, Queen’s University (2013); MA Sociology, Queen’s University (2015)
Research Interests: militarization; policing; surveillance; criminology
LinkedIn profile: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/colby-pereira-1a7ab891
Link to CV: Colby Pereira CV [.docx] 


Name: Pablo Antonio Quintanilla Bedregal
Email Addresspablo.quintanilla [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Pablo Antonio  Quintanilla Bedregal)


Name: Charles Plante
Email Address: charles.plante [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Charles Plante)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, Concordia University (2008); MA Sociology - Social Statistics Option, McGill University (2010)
Research Interests: Poverty; Social stratification; Risk; Economic Sociology; Economic Demography; Welfare States; Social Policy; Policy Evaluation; Labour Economics; Development Economics; Social Theory; Research Methods; Econometrics and Social Statistics.
Website: charlesplante.net
Link to CV: Chuk Plante CV [.pdf] 



Name: Xavier St-Denis
Email Address: xavier.stdenis [at] mail.mcgill.ca ">Xavier St-Denis
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, UQAM
Research Interests: Labour Markets; Economic Sociology; Job Instability; Comparative political economy; Work & Occupations; Skills and Education; Non-standard work; Social Policies and Welfare States; Globalization; Trade and international labour standards; Quantitative Methods; Stratification; Organizations
LinkedIn profilehttps://ca.linkedin.com/in/xavier-st-denis-3121b954



Name: Kimberly Seida
Email Address: kimberly.seida [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Kimberly Seida)
Program: PhD 
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, The University of British Columbia (2010)
Research Interests: sociology of health and illness; gender and sexuality; sexual minority health; qualitative research methods; feminist methodologies
Link to CV: Kimberly Seida CV [.pdf] 

LinkedIn profile: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/kimberly-seida-13874b108


Name: Candice Shaw
Email Address: candice.shaw [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Candice Shaw)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology and Sociology of Law, Crime and Deviance, The University of Western Ontario (2009); MA Sociology, University of Guelph (2011)
Research Interests: sociology of global agri-food systems; sociology of gender; international development; indigenous studies; intersectionality
Link to CV:  Candice_Shaw CV  [.pdf]


Jennifer Sigouin 
Name: Jennifer Sigouin
Email Address: jennifer.sigouin [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Jennifer Sigouin)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology and Philosophy, McGill University (2007); MA Sociology – Social Statistics option, McGill University (2009)
Research Interests: ethnic relations; social inequality; criminology; health; quantitative methods


Name: Maria Paz Villar
Email Address: paz.villar [at] mail.mcgill.ca


Name: Ali Zeren
Email Addressali.zeren [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Ali Zeren)


Name: Luyang Zhou
Email Address: luyang.zhou [at] mail.mcgill.ca
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, Renmin University of China (2009); MA Sociology, Renmin University of China (2011)
Research Interests: War, nationalism and communist state formation; China and Russia in comparison; comparative historical sociology.