2021 The Otto and Gertrude K. Pollak Summer Research Fellowship Recipients

Graduate students in the Sociology Department, including joint students, are eligible to apply for Pollak Summer Research Fellowships. This award provides a summer stipend and/or research funds. Below are this year’s recipients.

Alexander Adames, Social Mobility among Hispanic Populations

Ashleigh Cartwright, Examining an Organizational Effort to Racially Diversify Schools

Yun Cha, How Advanced Degree Holding Parents Manage the “Time Squeeze”: Educational Gradients inParental Time Use and Monetary Investments in Children

Dylan Farrell-Bryan, Deciding to Deport: Judges, Decision-Making, and the Bureaucracy of Removal from Immigration Court

Lauren Harris, Partnership Formation Among Older Adults

Peter Harvey, Hearts, Minds, and Handshakes: How Unequal Schools Build Unequal Students

Austin Lee, Black Women on Childlessness, Motherhood, and Class

Sangsoo Lee, When it Hurts Him, Does it Hurt Her Too? Husbands’ Paid Work, Wives’ Well-being, and National Gender Context

haley pilgrim, Identity Formation among Second-Generation Multiracials

Megan Reed, Engagements in India’s Arranged Marriages

Blair Sackett, It’s About Time: The Temporal Dimensions of Social Capital in a Refugee Camp

Raka Sen, Everyday Adaptations: How Adapting to Climate Change is Reshaping the Socio-Political Landscape of the Sundarbans

Doron Shiffer-Sebba, Trust Fund Families: Government Policy and Elite Social Reproduction

Treva Tam, An Analysis of Racial-Ethnic Neighborhood Transitions in the South

Andres Villatoro, Mobility Paybacks: The Realities and Pressures of “Giving Back” for Upwardly Mobile Black and Latino College Graduates

Mengyang Zhao, The Rise of Platform Game Work in China