Featured Faculty Research

Mark B. Padilla

For nearly twenty years, Mark Padilla, Ph.D., has been conducting ethnographic and survey research on the social and political-economic structure of tourism areas in the Caribbean, focusing on the implications of tourism labor for the health and well being of local populations employed in this industry.

Recovery Zone? Human Security at the Margins of American and Japanese Global Cities

Matthew D. Marr, Ph.D., urban sociologist and ethnographer who researches how homelessness is shaped by different social contexts in American and Japanese global cities.