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Christopher Sullivan, Assistant Professor

Office Location: SS 226
Department phone: 559-278-7731

Class Schedule Spring 2019

Class Time Days Location
 SOC 150T  12:30-1:45pm  T Th  SA153
 SOC 170T  3:30-4:45pm  T Th  SS202
 SOC 175  5:10-6:50pm  T Th  SS202

Office Hours:  W 1-3pm; Th 11-12pm & by appointment

Personal Biography

Dr. Sullivan did his graduate work at University of California, Berkeley, where he received his doctorate in Sociology and Demography in 2013. 

Areas of Specialty

Dr. Sullivan specializes in quantitative methods. His research examines ethnicity and inequality in China using a mixture of qualitative and quantitative methodologies. He spent over 18 months conducting ethnographic research and unstructured interviews with a group of Uyghur Muslim entrepreneurs in a large Chinese city, and found that as the climate of everyday violence intensified, individuals became more innovative in adopting strategies of resistance to police tactics of control. As a result of the research he conducts, he speaks Mandarin Chinese, as well as Uyghur, Turkish, and German.