Nadia Almasalkhi

Research Interests:
forced migrations, xenophobia, the Levant, postcolonial theory, urban geography, transnationalism

Nadia Almasalkhi joined the department in 2018 after graduating from the University of Kentucky with degrees in International Studies, Arabic & Islamic Studies, and French.

Her MA project is underway, and investigates the political socialization processes experienced by Syrians, and the current political outlook and behavior of Syrians in U.S. She is currently recruiting Syrian immigrant...

Meghna Mukherjee

Research Interests:
Gender, Medical Sociology, Fertility and Genetic Technologies, Reproductive Labor, South Asia

Meghna Mukherjee graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Sociology (honors) and Human Rights. As a PhD student (Regents’ Fellow) at UC Berkeley, Meghna main research interests revolve around the social inequalities arising alongside emerging fertility and genetic technologies. She is particularly interested in understanding how medicalized spaces are reinforcing social hierarchies and reconstituting...

Adriana Ramirez

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley
Research Interests:
Migration, Citizenship, Race & Ethnicity, Nationalism, Latin America