Ph.D., Development Sociology
Katie Rainwater earned a BA in anthropology from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and a MA in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore.
She is interested in labor (especially guestworker programs), development, and food and agricultural systems.
Her dissertation explores labor relations in the shrimp processing industries of Thailand and Bangladesh.
Featured research project
- Thai Guestworker Export in Decline: The Rise and Fall of the Thailand-Taiwan Migration System K Rainwater, LB Williams - International Migration Review, 2018
- Eli Friedman (International and Comparative Labor)
- Phil McMichael (Global Development)
- Fouad Makki (Global Development)
Connect with Katie
- ker89 [at] cornell.edu