Micah Khater

Micah Khater’s dissertation, “‘Unable to Find Any Trace of Her’: Black Women, Genealogies of Escape, and Alabama Prisons, 1920–1950,” examines how black women negotiated encounters with and contested the violence of the carceral state by running away from...

Lucia Leon

Lucia Leon grew up in Orange County, California where she began organizing with undocumented youth and their families in the mid-2000s. Her commitment to social justice and research interest on migration is profoundly shaped by her family’s experience with the family...

Sadé Lindsay

Sadé’s research interests broadly include racial inequality, prisoner reentry and employment, incarceration and health, and drug use and policy. Her dissertation, Effects of Contradictory Signals on Post-Prison Labor Market Outcomes, draws on a field experiment...

Elizabeth Hanna Rubio

Elizabeth’s dissertation, “Contentious Solidarities,” explores how undocumented Korean American organizers conceptualize and navigate solidarity building with Black and Latinx counterparts as they develop visions for immigrant justice that extend beyond legalization...

Isaac Jabola-Carolus

Isaac’s research focuses on paid in-home care work and policy efforts to raise labor standards within this rapidly growing sector. Through survey and interview methods, his dissertation examines how regulatory bodies and labor organizations affect work conditions...

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