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Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4802
My research focuses on economic sociology, work, organizations, and gender. I am particularly interested in the post-state-socialist transformations and the effects of economic liberalization on the workplace and workers.
Courses Taught
SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 205: Contemporary Social Issues
SOC 221: Sociology of Work
Research Interests
Economic Sociology, Work, Organizations, Gender

Ph.D., Sociology, 2007, Loyola University, Chicago

M.A., Sociology, 2003, Loyola University, Chicago

B.A., Public Relations, 1995, Columbia College, Chicago

Selected Publications

2007.  (with Richard Block and Darryl Brice). "The Journey to Crime: Victims and Offenders Converge in Violent Index Offences in Chicago." Security Journal 20(2):

2003. "Violent Entrepreneurs: The Use of Force in Making of Russian Capitalism" by Vadim Volkov. Contemporary Sociology 32(5):

2003. (with Richard Block and Darryl Brice). "Traced Firearms and Criminal Violence in Chicago." Proceedings of the Homicide Research Working Group, edited by Carolyn Block.

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5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
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(773) 442-4802
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