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See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.
Get to know our candidates who are completing their PhD in Development Sociology and preparing to enter the job market.
Research focus: the multiple, and competing, intersections of D/development, sovereignty, and non-state configurations of power in the Horn of Africa.
Research Focus: interrelationships between labor migration, family life, and health.
Research focus: indigenous-peasant movements and their struggle for land and territorial rights in Ecuador.
Research Focus: geospatial statistical analysis, spatial regression, and cartographic demography for improving local decision making with education & fiscal policy
Research focus: knowledge formation and property rights in relation to the political economy of development, political ecology, and critical cartography.
Research Focus: labor relations in the shrimp processing industries of Thailand and Bangladesh.
Research focus: the impact of soft skills programs on girls' educational and health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa and how these programs are being shaped by the new SDG regime
Explore some of our recent graduates who have entered the professional world to learn more about their experience, research focus, publications and more.
Research Focus: commodification of water, the social construction of drinking water behavior, the impact of interpersonal and institutional trust on behavior, and the social landscape of flood risk
Lecturer, Department of Global Development, Cornell University