Assistant Sociology Professor Jackelyn Hwang ’07 has research interests in urban sociology, inequality, immigration and race and ethnicity.
New assistant professor Saad Gulzar joined the political science department last June after completing a PhD at New York University (NYU) and receiving Masters degrees from Columbia University and the National University of Singapore. Today, his research focuses on the political economy of development and comparative politics. The Daily sat down with Gulzar to talk about his research and influences.
New Assistant Professor Kathryn Olivarius joined the history department as a 19th century American historian after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research and receiving a DPhil and M.St. at Oxford. The Daily sat down with Olivarius to talk about her research on slavery and disease in the Caribbean and Antebellum South.
Weiner, a historian whose current work focuses on state surveillance in the Soviet Union, said that he hopes his Thinking Matters course provides just the kind of space where students can think critically about issues that interest them – including the structure and content of the class.
Michael Penn, professor of religious studies and specialist in the early history of Christianity, fell in love religious studies at Princeton after starting a degree in molecular biology.
New Assistant Professor Rowan Dorin joined the history department as a medieval historian of western Europe and the Mediterranean. The Daily sat down with Dorin to talk about history, his favorite artifacts and his path to academia.
This past September, Gi-Wook Shin, a professor in sociology, published a book titled “Superficial Korea” that discusses social issues in South Korea and suggests cultural and political solutions to them.
Assistant professor James Zou joined Stanford’s newly-created biomedical data science department in the fall, teaching CS 273B: “Deep Learning in Genomics and Biomedicine.”