Sociology Welcomes New Faculty

Sunmin Kim received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and was a postdoctoral fellow in sociology at Dartmouth before starting as an Assistant Professor. Sunmin's work brings insights from the sociology of culture and knowledge into the study of race and immigration in the United States. He will teach Immigration, Race and Ethnicity (SOCY 48) this fall.

Gregory Sharp received his PhD from The Pennsylvania State University and taught at the State University of New York at Buffalo before joining Dartmouth. He researches the ways in which inequality manifests across place, space, and time. His work contributes to scholarship in the areas of population health, urban and community sociology, and residential and housing stratification. Gregory will teach statistics (SOCY 10) and Sex, Death, and Migration (SOCY 20) this fall.

Carolyn Choi will complete her dissertation from the University of Southern California in residence at Dartmouth in the first year of the fellowship, then transition to a postdoctoral scholar position in the second. Carolyn's research interests include Asia/Asia America, human trafficking, international migration, education, youth and childhood, gender, and inequality. Her dissertation examines the experiences of working-class South Korean students in Los Angeles as they navigate their education, the city, and its informal economies. She finds that transnational pathways of education re-entrench class inequalities for young people in post-recession South Korea. Carolyn also writes children's feminist books and is co-author of the recent book, Intersection Allies: We Make Room for All.