Department Chair

Sudarat Musikawong


Sudarat Musikawong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: Rosetti Hall 324
Office Phone Number: 518-782-6444  

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2006    Ph.D., Sociology, University of California Santa Cruz
2000    MA, Sociology, University of California Santa Cruz                                                     
1997    BA, Interdisciplinary Studies (Sociology, Communications, Economics)  


Social Impact of Mass Media, Urban Sociology, Globalization Studies, Race and Ethnicity, Popular Cultures, Community Partnership Course: Urban Sociology and Sociological Perspectives with Trinity Alliance on issues of quality affordable housing, media, education and community building among “at risk youth.”

Research Interests:

· Race and Citizenship
· Feminist Studies
· Media Production, Distribution, and Exhibition
· Sociology of Culture
· Globalization and Transnational Studies
· State Violence in Southeast Asia
· Labor

Current Research:

· Invisible Citizenship: Labor Trafficking in Thailand (farmworkers, garment workers, and sex workers)
· Remembering Cold War State Violence: Commemorations, Cinema, and Visual Culture in Thailand

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