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Book cover -- What the Ballad Knows by Adrian Daub

What the Ballad Knows

Ballads were poems one could use - schoolteachers used them to train their students' memory (or punish them), women composers used them to assert their place in the musical canon, actors used them to bolster their income, mothers used them to put their children to sleep. By Adrian Daub.

Are You Two Sisters?

Authored by Susan Krieger, one of the most respected figures in the field of personal ethnographic narrative, this book serves as both a memoir and a sociological study, telling the story of one lesbian couple’s lifelong journey together.

The Dynastic Imagination

The Dynastic Imagination: Family and Modernity in 19th Century Germany, by Adrian Daub, offers an unexpected account of modern German intellectual history through frameworks of family and kinship. 

Hedged Out: Inequality and Insecurity on Wall Street

Megan Tobias Neely, a sociologist and a former hedge fund worker, takes an ethnographic approach to Wall Street to expose who wins, who loses, and why inequality endures.

Crunch Time

In Crunch Time, Aliya Hamid Rao gets up close and personal with college-educated, unemployed men, women, and spouses to explain how comparable men and women have starkly different experiences of unemployment.

Following are recent publications from current and former fellows and staff, including books and book chapters, journal articles, and authored articles in a broad range of media. 


May 9, 2024
Emily Carian
Former graduate dissertation fellow
November 22, 2022
Adrian Daub
February 14, 2022
Susan Krieger
Research Scholar
January 25, 2022
Megan Tobias Neely
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
November 16, 2021
Priya Fielding-Singh
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
November 9, 2021
Erin Cech
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
June 9, 2020
Aliya H. Rao
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
August 1, 2019
Ashley D. Farmer
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
November 12, 2018
Alison Dahl Crossley
Executive Director
January 1, 2018
Barbara J. Risman (Ed.), Alison Dahl Crossley, Shelley J. Correll, Carissa M. Froyum (Ed.), Alison Dahl Crossley, Shelley J. Correll, William J. Scarborough (Ed.), Alison Dahl Crossley, Shelley J. Correll
April 25, 2017
Alison Dahl Crossley
Executive Director

Research Publications

December 17, 2023
Bethany J. Nichols
Research Associate
September 19, 2023
Emily K. Carian
Former Graduate Dissertation Fellow
April 17, 2023
Molly M. King, Christin Munsch
Former Graduate Dissertation Fellow and Former Postdoctoral Fellow
January 22, 2023
Priya Fielding-Singh
Former Graduate Dissertation Fellow
September 19, 2022
Ashley D. Farmer
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
September 8, 2022
Michelle Mello
Faculty Research Fellow
August 19, 2022
Jennifer J. Freyd
Former Faculty Research Fellow
August 4, 2022
Ashley D. Farmer
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
June 14, 2022
Christin L. Munsch
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
May 3, 2022
Londa Schiebinger
Former Director
April 7, 2022
Arghavan Salles
Senior Research Scholar
March 30, 2022
Emily K. Carian
Former Graduate Dissertation Fellow
March 10, 2022
Adrian Daub, Alison Dahl Crossley
Director, Executive Director
April 13, 2021
Molly M. King
Former Graduate Dissertation Fellow
August 5, 2019
Alison T. Wynn
Postdoctoral Fellow
May 1, 2019
Chloe Grace Hart
Graduate Student
April 30, 2019
Alison T. Wynn, Aliya Hamid Rao
Postdoctoral Fellow, Former Postdoctoral Fellow
April 22, 2019
Erin Cech
Former Postdoctoral Fellow
February 9, 2019
Miriam B. Goodman, Jennifer L. Raymond
Former Faculty Research Fellows
January 22, 2019
Sarah A. Soule, Shelley J. Correll
Former Faculty Research Fellow, Former Director