Administrative Staff

Nazli Kibria

Professor and Department Chair

PhD, University of Pennsylvania (1986)

Sociology Room 260
617.358.0641 | nkibria@bu.edu

Specializes in the sociology of migration, especially in relation to family life and identity formation, with a focus on South Asian diasporas.

Emily Barman

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

PhD, University of Chicago (2002)

Sociology Room 248C
617.358.0651 | eabarman@bu.edu

Focus areas are Sociology of the Nonprofit Sector; Organizations; Economic Sociology; Community; and Sociology of Culture.

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

PhD, Northwestern University  (2006)

Sociology Room 249
617.358.6675 | japonica@bu.edu

An ethnographer whose research and teaching interests include community and urban and cultural sociology, as well as the study of sexualities..

Anna Bakanova

Department Administrator

Sociology Room 260D
617.353-2594 | bakanova@bu.edu

Hannah Walters

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Sociology Room 260C
617.353-2597 | hwalters@bu.edu