Sociology of everyday life, social inequalities, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, youth and gender, sociology of food
political sociology; economic sociology; social movements; globalization; transnational networks; sociology of human rights; law & transnational conflict; urban sociology; critical sociology of development; comparative & historical sociology; (Area Specialist in Burma/Myanmar).
Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods
Immigration, ethnicity, race, Asian American studies, and globalization
Aging, Family, Health, Marriage, Migration, Social Capital, Quantitative Methods
Globalization, Cultural Sociology, Immigration, and Transnationalism
Anthropology: Social Complexity and Inequality, Social Interaction, Regional Demographic Analysis, Population Centralization and Decentralization, Quantitative and Spatial Analysis
Use of the world wide web to collect survey data, comparison of online and off line societies, immigration, Pakistan
Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.