Sociology Graduate Students

Claire Lawry
  • Pronouns she/her
  • Title
    • PhD Student
  • Division Graduate Studies Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Email
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College

Research Interests

queer liberation, healing justice, community-engaged research, Black feminist standpoint theory, queer of color critique


Biography, Education and Training


B.A., Sociology, Boston University, 2019

CMT (certified massage therapist) in California

Completed 600-hour program at Philadelphia School of Massage & Bodywork, 2022


Honors, Awards and Grants

Susan K. Jackson Award, Boston University, 2019

Recognized for creating and nurturing community in the College of Arts & Sciences

College Prize for Excellence in Sociology, Boston University, 2019

Awarded on the basis of faculty recommendations and academic accomplishment

Dierdre H. Symington Scholarship, Boston University, 2018 & 2019

Nominated by the faculty of the department on the basis of academic accomplishments and financial need

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Award, Boston University, 2016-2018

Semester-long grants for supporting Boston University's Social Adjustment & Bullying Prevention lab research on youth mental health and experiences of bullying