Current Graduate Students

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

2018-2019 Cohort

Brooke Barrett

Brooke Barrett

Email: bbarr33@lsu.edu
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Mahalia Crawford

Mahalia Crawford

Email: mcraw44@lsu.edu
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Dominique Dillard

Dominique Dillard

Email: ddilla4@lsu.edu 
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Josh Hunter

Josh Hunter

Email: ahunt59@lsu.edu 
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Jennifer LaRose

Jennifer LaRose

Email: jlaros7@lsu.edu 
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Troy Legier

Troy Legier

Email: tlegie4@lsu.edu 
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Rob Matchett

Rob Matchett

Email: rmatch1@lsu.edu 
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Jordan Pedalino

Jordan Pedalino

Email: jpedal1@lsu.edu
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Nick Van De Voorde

Nick Van De Voorde

Email: nvande5@lsu.edu 
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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
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Ewart Ford

Ewart Forde

Email: eforde2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests:
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James Jordan

James Jordan

Email: jjord73@lsu.edu 
Advisor: Mark J. Schafer
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Dustin Lovercamp

Dustin Lovercamp

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

Joy Ngelor

Email: jngelo1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton
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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

Chelsea Adams

Chelsea Adams

Email: cadam66@lsu.edu
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John K. Aggrey

John K. Aggrey

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

Kyle Breen

Email: kbreen3@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michelle A. Meyer
Research Interests: Education, disaster, social vulnerability, stratification
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Andrew Burns

Andrew Burns

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

Lynnette Coto

Email: lcoto1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests: Criminology, domestic violence, deviance, substance use
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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: Autism spectrum disorder, family, military
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Kathryn Keating

Kathryn Keating

Email: kkeati7@lsu.edu  
Advisor: Tim Slack
Research Interests: Health/mental health, medical sociology, rural populations
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Maretta McDonald

Maretta McDonald

Email: mmcdo53@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests: Race/ethnicity, criminology, public policy
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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
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2015-2016 Cohort

Cihan Aydiner

Cihan Aydiner

Email: caydin1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Wesley M. Shrum, Jr.
Research Interests: Immigration, social inequality, military
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Jiabin Fan

Jiabin Fan

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

 Oliver Garretson

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

Ashley Maryland

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

Cristian Nunez

Email: cnune15@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michelle A. Meyer
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Tim Reling

 Tim Reling

Email: trelin2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton & Sarah Becker
Research Interests: Criminology, urban sociology, social psychology
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2014-2015 Cohort

Ramazan Aydogdu

Ramazan Aydogdu

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

Elizabeth Brault

Email: emarks7@lsu.edu
Advisor: Michael S. Barton & Matthew Valasik
Research Interests: Corrections, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence
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Jahann Chandler

Jahaan Chandler

Email: jmich13@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
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Leah Drakeford

Leah Drakeford

Email: pdrake1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Samuel Stroope
Research Interests: Health, religion, disasters
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Brad Ichtech

Brad Ictech

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

Derrick Lathan

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

Vanessa ParksVanessa Parks

Email: vparks1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Tim Slack
Research Interests: Disasters, environment, health, social capital
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J. Carlee Purdum

J. Carlee Purdum

Email: jsmi488@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests: Incarceration in disaster, rural disasters & emergency services, long-term recovery, social vulnerability 

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2013-2014 Cohort

Wei-Cheng Chiu

Wei-Cheng Chiu

Email: wchiu6@lsu.edu
Advisor: Mark J. Schafer
Research Interests:
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Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark

Email: jclar39@lsu.edu
Advisor: Troy Blanchard
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Isaiah Cohen

Isaiah Cohen

Email: icohen1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Mark J. Schafer
Research Interests: Education, marriage and the family, sociology of law
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Tasia Mehzabin Kazi

Tasia Mehzabin Kazi

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

Hyojung Kim

Email: hkim42@lsu.edu
Advisor: Yoshinori Kamo
Research Interests: work & family, gender, social inequality, social demography, domestic violence, oral history
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Li-Yu Liao

Li-Yu Liao

Email: lliao2@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
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Muhammed Yildiz

Muhammed Yildiz

Email: myildi1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Yoshinori Kamo
Research Interests: Deviance, mental health, military
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2012-2013 Cohort

Crystal Paul

Crystal Paul

Email: cpaul6@lsu.edu
Advisor: Sarah Becker
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2011-2012 Cohort

Kimberly Boudreaux

Kimberly Boudreaux

Email: kboud45@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests:
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Rose Kelley

Rose Kelley

Email: rkell29@lsu.edu
Advisor: Sarah Becker & Mark J. Schafer
Research Interests: Education, race, sociology of sport
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2010-2011 Cohort

Landon Douglas

Landon Douglas

Email: ldougl5@lsu.edu
Advisor: Lori L. Martin
Research Interests:
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Chandra Joseph

Chandra Joseph

Email: cjose15@lsu.edu
Advisor: Edward Shihadeh
Research Interests:
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Tifanie Pulley

Tifanie Pulley

Email: tpulle1@lsu.edu
Advisor: Dana Berkowitz
Research Interests:
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