Sociology Graduate Students

Toni Rouhana
  • Title
    • PhD Candidate
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Sociology Department
  • Phone
    831-459-3516 (msg)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Rachel Carson College Academic Building, 335
  • Mail Stop Rachel Carson College
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz, CA ca 95064

Honors, Awards and Grants

2019                Political Theology Network Conference
                        Travel Award

2018-19           Global Religion Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship - The Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI) of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society (CSRS) at the University of Notre Dame, IN

2017                Sociology Department Travel Support,

                        UC Santa Cruz

2016                Graduate Student Association Travel

                        Grant, UC Santa Cruz

2015-16           Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award,

                        UC Santa Cruz

2012-13           Regents Fellow, UC Santa Cruz

Selected Publications

Articles (peer-reviewed)

R&R                “The Syrian War on Facebook: A Call for Mixed Methods” Information, Communication & Society (2019 Impact Factor 4.559)

 

submitted        “Sectarian Habitus: Rethinking Sectarianism at the Popular Level in Lebanon”

 

 

Manuscripts in Preparation

“Tweeting the Syrian Civil War: A Study of Violent Social Media Content during the Conflict”

 

“The Return of the Repressed: Bringing Religion Back

into the Study of Sectarianism in the Middle East”

 

“Mapping Emotions on Twitter during Syria’s Civil War”

 

“Reading Spinoza’s Ethics through Marx’s Capital”

 

“Valuing Online Data in the Age of Finance”

Selected Presentations

2020                “The Syrian War on Facebook: A Call for Mixed Methods” American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA

 

2019                “The Return of the Repressed: Bringing Religion Back into the Study of Sectarianism in the Middle East” - Political Theology Network Conference, New York, NY

 

2018                “When Sectarianism Becomes Lebanese”- Middle East Studies Association, San Antonio, TX

                       

“Mapping Emotions on Twitter: A Case Study of the Syrian Civil War Since 2014” - Media Sociology ASA Preconference, Philadelphia, PA

 

“Media Segregation: A Case Study of Online Interaction on the Syrian Civil War” Media Sociology ASA Preconference, Philadelphia, PA

 

2017                “Rethinking Religious Sectarianism: A Case Study of Sectarian Imaginations in Lebanon” - American Sociological Association, Montreal, Canada (accepted)

                                   

“Introduction to GIS” - International Conference on Computational Social Science (IC2S2), Cologne, Germany

 

2015                “Sectarian Imaginations: The Shifting of Sectarian Habitus in Lebanon” Middle Eastern Studies Association Conference, Denver, CO

                        “Sectarian Mobilizations? A Case Study of Sectarian Imaginations In Lebanon.”  Collective Behavior and Social Movements workshop, section of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL

Teaching Interests

Graduate Student Instructor at University of California, Santa Cruz

2018                Intro to GIS for Social Scientists

2016                Statistical Methods

 

Teaching Assistant at University of California, Santa Cruz

2019                Classical Social Theory

2018                Statistical Methods

2017                The Evaluation of Evidence

2015                Sociology of Social Movements

2015                Logic and Methods Social Inquiry

2015                Statistical Methods

2015                Statistical Methods

2014                Classical Sociological Theory

2014                Statistical Methods

2014                Logic and Methods Social Inquiry

2013                Classical Sociological Theory

 

Reader

2012                Sociology of Social Movements