Naomi Joseph

Naomi Joseph
Graduate Student

Specialization

Race, Social Movements, Gender, Asian American Studies

Education

James Madison College at Michigan State University

M.P.P. from the University of Michigan

Bio

Naomi Joseph (she/her/hers) joined the UCSB Sociology department in 2018 as a PhD student. She studies South Asian American social movements, activism, and culture. Before coming to UCSB, she worked as a Senior Analyst for Abt Associates in the DC metro area, and as a Program Officer at Financial Services Volunteer Corps. Naomi is a co-convener of the UCSB Asian American Studies Collective, and past President of the UCSB Asian Pacific Islander Graduate Student Alliance. She was awarded the Dixon-Lexy Service Award from UCSB in 2020, and the Graduate Enrichment Fellowship from the UCSB Sociology Department in 2021. Naomi holds a Masters in Sociology from UCSB, a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Michigan, and Bachelors degrees in International Relations and English from Michigan State University.

Courses

As Instructor of Record: "Freedom Fighters: Studying the Science of Social Movements" with UCSB Summer Research Associates, Summer 2020

As Teaching Assistant:

Introduction to Sociology

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

Sociology of Gender

Studying People at Firsthand: Observational Methods in Sociology

Globalization and Resistance

Introduction to Ethnomethodology