Current PhD Students

Name: Dina Alsaffar
Email Address: dina.alsaffar [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Dina Alsaffar)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology/Anthropology, Saint Michael's College (2020)
Research Interests: Race and Ethnicity; International Migration; Transnationalism; Middle East
Dina Alsaffar
Name: D. Emre Amasyali
Email Address:  emre.amasyali [at] mail.mcgill.ca (D. Emre Amasyali)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Political Science and History, Queen’s University (2011); MSc Sociology, University of Oxford (2012)
Research Interests: comparative historical sociology; political sociology; sociological theory; nationalism; nation-building; legacies of colonialism; middle eastern societies
Academia.edu profile:  https://mcgill.academia.edu/EmreAmasyali
 
Name: Lysandre Champagne
Email: lysandre.champagne [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Lysandre Champagne)
Program: PhD
 
Name: Yvonne Chang
Email: yvonne.chang [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Yvonne Chang)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Biochemistry, Barnard College, Columbia University (2008); MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (2013)
Research Interests: migration, immigrant integration, & cultural citizenship; racial/ethnic relations; mass incarceration & prisoner reentry; social determinants of health; community & minority health; social support; qualitative & mixed methods
 
Name: Kaitlin Elizabeth Conway
Email Address: kaitlin.conway [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Kaitlin Elizabeth Conway)
Program: PhD - Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: BA (Honours) International Development Studies, McGill University (2012); MSc Global Health, King's College London (2016)
Research Interests: Social inequalities in health; Population health; Health policy; Quantitative methods
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaitlin-conway/
Kaitlin Conway
Name: Jean-Denis David
Email Address: jean-denis.david [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Jean-Denis David)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA (Hons.) of Social Sciences in Criminology, University of Ottawa; MA in Criminology, University of Ottawa
Research Interests: Police-citizen relations; Rural criminology; Collective efficacy
Link to ResearchGate Profile: Jean-Denis David
Jean Denis David
Name: Rebecca Daviddi
Email Address: alessandro.drago [at] mail.mcgill.ca (R)rebecca.daviddi [at] mail.mcgill.ca (ebecca Daviddi)
Program: PhD Sociology
Previous Degrees: BA Geography, University of Leicester (2012); MA International Relations, University of Bologna (2014)
Research Interests: Gender and Sexuality; Culture; Religion; Central and Eastern Europe; Qualitative Methods
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebeccadaviddi/
Name: Alessandro Giuseppe Drago
Email Address: alessandro.drago [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Alessandro Drago)
Program: PhD Sociology
Previous Degrees: Masters in Sociology (McGill), 2016-2017.
Research Interests: Social Movements; Political Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Right-Wing Movements
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandro-drago-638ab6132
Alessandro Drago
Name: Patricia Elung'ata
Email Address: patricia.elungata [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Patricia Elung'ata)
 
Name: Ina Filkobski
Email Address: ina.filkobski [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Ina Filkobski)
 
​Name: Charlotte Gaudreau-Majeau
Email Address: charlotte.gaudreau [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Charlotte Gaudreau-Majeau)
Program: PhD in Sociology
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, Université du Québec à Montréal (2019); MA Sociology, McGill (2020)
Research Interests: Social Movements; Political sociology; Middle East; Comparative Historical Methods
Charlotte Gaudreau-Majeau
Name: Golshan Golriz
Email: golshan.golrizfard [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Golshan Golriz)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Women and Gender Studies, York University (2009); M.A. Women and Gender Studies, University of Toronto (2011)
Research Interests: gender, race, & sexuality; LGBTQ issues; Islam & Middle East and North Africa; political sociology; social movements
Golshan Golriz Fard
Name: Ann-Marie Helou
Email Address: ann-marie.helou [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Ann-Marie Helou)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Psychology and Sociology (2017); MA Sociology: Criminology and Law, Queen's University (2019)
Research Interests: Sociology of Law; Judicial Discourse and Discretion; Sentencing; Crime; Policing; Prisons; Corruption and Law; Lebanon; Quantitative Methods; Mixed-Methods
Ann-Marie Helou
Name: Madeleine Henderson
Email Address: madeleine.henderson [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Madeleine Henderson)
Program: PhD - Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: BA Psychology, The University of British Columbia (2012)
Research Interests: Development; gender; sexual and reproductive health;
social epidemiology; religion
Madeleine Henderson
Name: Céline Hequet
Email Address: celine.hequet [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Céline Hequet)
Program: PhD 
 
Name: Maike Isaac
Email Address: maike.isaac [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Maike Isaac)
Program: PhD Sociology
Previous Degrees: BA Ethnology, Leipzig University; MA Peace & Conflict Studies, European Peace University; LL.M. International Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, European University Viadrina
Research Interests: Reproductive labor & migrants, gender, citizenship, welfare states, social policy, qualitative and quantitative methods
 
Name: Tay Jeong
Email Address: tay.jeong [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Tay Jeong)
Program: PhD
 
Name: Sakeef Karim
Email Address: sakeef.karim [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Sakeef Karim)
Program: PhD – Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: HBSc Psychology, University of Toronto (2013); MA Sociology, McMaster University (2015)
Research Interests: Ethnic identification in immigrant societies; democracy, populism and nationalism in the contemporary world; social demography; culture and cognition; and quantitative methods.
Sareef Karim

Name: Freya Lambrechts
Email Address: freya.lambrechts [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Freya Lambrechts)
Program: PhD in Sociology
Previous Degrees: BA Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at the University of Amsterdam (UvA); Research Master Social Sciences (RMSS) at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).
Research Interests: Sexuality; Gender; Conflict and Violence; Sports; Crime; Qualitative Methods; Mixed Methods
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/freya-lambrechts-539616122/

Freya Lambrechts
Name: William Zachary Marshall
Email Address: william.marshall2 [at] mail.mcgill.ca (William Zachary Marshall)
Program: PhD - Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology, King's University College (@013), MA Sociology, University of Western Ontario (2015)
Research Interests: Demography; Migration and Mobility; Rural Sociology; Quantitative Methods
 
Name: Kayla McCarney
Email Address: kayla.mccarney [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Kayla McCarney)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Sociology/Anthropology, Mount Saint Vincent University (2015); MA Sociology, Acadia University (2018)
Research Interests: Medical sociology; Sociology of reproduction; Sociology of race and ethnicity; Feminist theory; Health Inequities in Canada; Indigenous/Settler relations in Canada; Qualitative Methodology; Rural sociology
Kayla McCarney
Name: Ka U (Karl) Ng
Email Address: ka.u.ng [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Ka U (Karl) Ng)
Program: PhD in Sociology - Option in Population Dynamics
Previous Degrees: BA in Political Science and Sociology, National Taiwan University (2013); MA in Sociology, National Tsing Hua University (2017)
Research Interests: Demography; International Migration; Family Dynamics; Political Sociology
Link to Google Scholar: Ka U (Karl) Ng
Karl Ng
Name: Colby Pereira
Email Address: colby.pereira [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Colby Pereira)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BAH; MA (Queen’s University)
Research Interests: Militarization of Canadian Policing; US-Canada Police Comparison.
 
Name: Alicia Poole
Email Address: alicia.poole [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Alicia Poole)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA (Hons.) Sociology, Communication Studies, Memorial University (2017); MA Sociology, McGill (2019)
Research Interests: International migration; Conflict migration; Migration decision-making; Migrant categorization; Qualitative methods
Alicia Poole
Name: Rachel Rammal
Email Address: rachel.rammal [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Rachel Rammal )
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA (Honours) Psychology, Concordia University (2018); MA Fashion, Ryerson University (2020)
Research Interests: Sociology of the second generation; Immigration; Family; Race and Ethnicity; Mixed-methods
Rachel Rammal
Name: Daniel Sailofsky
Email Address: daniel.sailofsky [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Daniel Sailofsky)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: LL.B Civil Law, Université de Montréal; MA Sport Management, Brock University (2018)
Research Interests: Criminology, Violence Against Women, Masculinity, Gender and Sport, Sport Sociology
Daniel Sailofsky
Name: Lyman Stone
Email Address: lymanrstone [at] gmail.com (Lyman Stone)
Program: PhD - Option in Population Dynamics
Previous Degrees: BA Economics, Transylvania University (2013); MA International Trade Policy, George Washington University (2015)
Research Interests: Fertility, quantitative methods, values systems and attitudes, mortality and physical insecurity, institutions
Lyman Stone
Name: Alana Tumber
Email Address: alana.tumber [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Alana Tumber)
Program: PhD
 
Name: Ian Van Haren
Program: PhD in Sociology - Population Dynamics Option
Previous Degrees: BA (Hons.) Sociology, Crandall University; MA Sociology, University of Toronto
Research Interests: Migration, demography, research methods, social policy
Name: Winnie Yang
Email Address: chih-lan.yang [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Winnie Yang)
Program: PhD in Sociology - Graduate Option in Gender and Women's Studies
Previous Degrees: BA in Interdisciplinary Program of Humanities and Social Sciences (2014), National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; MSc in Sociology (2015), University of Oxford
Research Interests: Gender and Sexuality; Gender and Work, Marriage and Family; East Asia; Mixed-methods
Winnie Yang
Name: Irem Yildirim
Email Address: irem.yildirim [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Irem Yildirim)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BS Sociology, Middle East Technical University (2013); MA Sociology, Bogazici University (2016)
Research Interests: Political sociology; Comparative Historical Sociology; Labor unions; Political parties; Law and society; Crime and deviance
Academia.edu Profile : https://mcgill.academia.edu/IremYildirim
Irem Yildirim

 

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