Current Graduate Students

brown

Malcolm Brown

mbrow178@fau.edu

BA Sociology, Florida Atlantic University (2017)

Interests: Self and Society, Class, Status and Power, Pop Culture, Education, Race and Ethnicity
downs

Danirah Downs

ddowns4@my.fau.edu

BA Sociology and Political Science, Florida Atlantic University (2017) Certificates in Ethnic Studies, Peace Studies, Ethics Law and Society, & Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Interests: Race and Ethnicity, Drugs and Society, Medical Sociology
duncanson

Abigail Duncanson

duncansona2015@fau.edu   

BA Sociology and English, Florida Atlantic University (2018) Certificate in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Interests: Human Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Social Inequality, Intersectionality 

 

fraidenburg

Kelly Fraidenburg  

kfraidenburg2015@fau.edu

BA Sociology, Florida Atlantic University (2018)

Interests: Social Theory, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Sport
guinn

Brianna Guinn

bguinn2014@fau.edu

BA Sociology, Minor in Commercial Music, Florida Atlantic University (2018)

Interests: Gender and the Body, Human Sexuality, Environmental Sociology
haggar

Katherine Haggar

khaggar2013@fau.edu

BA Sociology and English Literature, University of South Florida (2017)

Interests: Cultural Sociology, Social Theory, Social Inequalities, Social Psychology
hemer

Julia Hemer

jhemer2018@fau.edu  

BA Sociology, University of Central Florida (2018)

Interests: Sociology of the Family, Popular Culture, Class, Status and Power, Childhood, Gender and Beauty
lopez

Lucas Lopez-Arrastia  

llopezarrast2016@fau.edu  

BA Sociology, Minor in Political Science, Florida Atlantic University (2017)
Interests: Economy, Class, Race and Ethnicity, Labor, Cultural Sociology, Globalization, Colonialism 
noel

Thelma Noel

tnoel2012@fau.edu 

BA Sociology and English, Certificate in Women's Studies, Florida Atlantic University (2017)

Interests: Intersection of Multiculturalism, Sociology and Written Language, Black Identity in the Diaspora, Minority Representation in the Media

 

balaji

Karthik Balaji Ramanujam

kramanujam2019@fau.edu  

B. Tech, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology, India (2012); MBA Industrial Management, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (2016)
Interests: Development, Social Theory, Education, Political Economy, Social Change 
rebegel

Adrian Rebegel

arebegel2014@fau.edu  

BA Sociology, Minors in Geography and Psychology, Florida International University (2019)

Interests: Social Theory (Modernism, Post Modernism), Cultural Sociology, Global Sociology, Poverty
sanchez

David Sanchez

dsanch31@fau.edu

BA Sociology and Anthropology, Florida International University

Interests: Social Theory, Critical Theory; Culture; Deviance; Demography, Social Pathology
shoemaker

Jessica Shoemaker

jshoema6@fau.edu

BA Religion, University of Florida (2015)

Interests: Globalization, Political Economy, Social Theory, Privacy, Power, Sociology of the Self
sifran

Ernes Sifran

esifran2015@fau.edu

BA Sociology, Florida Atlantic University (2018)
Interests: Poverty and Homelessness, Race and Ethnicity, Afro Caribbean Diaspora, Immigration, Global Sociology, Medical Sociology 
sutton

Rand Sutton

Rsutton3@fau.edu 

BA Political Science, University of Georgia (1988); MS Political Science, Florida State University (1992); MBA Health Admin., Florida Atlantic University (2017)

Interests: Sociology of the Family, Culture, Social Psychology, Social Inequalities, Immigration
taylor

Natalie Taylor

taylorn2015@fau.edu

BA Sociology, University of Central Florida (2019)
Interests: Deviance, Race and Ethnicity, and Mental Health  
wynter

Paula-Ann Wynter

pwynter2016@fau.edu

BA Sociology, Minor Criminal Justice, Florida Atlantic University (2018)

Interests: Mental Health, Health, Medicine and Illness, Poverty, Sexuality