Graduate Student

  • Diana Enriquez

    Diana Enriquez is a PhD candidate in Sociology at Princeton University. She studies labor, technology, informal economies, and law, particularly in the US and Latin America (Mexico and Colombia). Her dissertation research focuses on high-skill freelancers as a subset of the alternative workforce facing new challenges before and during COVID-19. Her first article on freelancers was presented at the Federal Reserve (Atlanta) conference on Uneven Outcomes in the Labor Market (2021).

  • Linsey Nicole Edwards *18

    Linsey Edwards is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology and Social Policy. She is broadly interested in the processes that contribute to persisting trends in racial inequality and stratification. She focuses specifically on schools, neighborhoods, and bureaucratic institutions as critical contexts that reproduce inequality. In a paper titled “Homogeneity and Inequality” published in Social Forces, she examines the relationship between racial homogeneity in schools and racial inequality in school discipline.

  • Kyle Chan

    Kyle Chan received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and a master’s degree in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics. His research focuses on state capacity and the role of the state in development, particularly in the provision of public goods such as infrastructure. Currently, he is conducting fieldwork on China’s high-speed rail system, which is the largest in the world and was built in less than a decade.

  • Hannah Waight

    Hannah's research interests include the sociology of media and information, contemporary China, computational sociology, and the history of social thought. Her dissertation project investigates the scale and effects of news media control in China. She received an MA (2014) and BA (2010) in East Asian Studies, both from Harvard University.

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