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, Marriage, Mental Health, Migration, Physical Health, Social Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa, Quantitative Methods
Use of the world wide web to collect survey data, comparison of online and off line societies