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J_Wiederspan

Graduate Student

  • Affiliation(s)
    • School of Social Work
  • Fields of Study
    • Cultural sociology
    • race, ethnicity, and immigration
  • About

    I am a doctoral candidate in the Joint Doctoral Program in Social Work and Sociology. My research interests include stratification and inequality, poverty, cultural sociology, race, social movements, social welfare policies and systems, and qualitative methods.  I am originally from Lincoln, Nebraska and worked for three years as a case manager and grant writer at Lincoln Action Program, a non-profit Community Action Agency, before coming to graduate school.

  • Education
    • M.S.W University of Michigan, 2008
    • B.S. Nebraska Wesleyan University, 2001
  • Research Areas of Interest
    • Stratification and Inequality, Cultural Sociology, Poverty & Social Welfare Policy, Social Movements