Azamat Junisbai, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology
PhD, M.A., Indiana University
B.A., Kazakh State University, Kazakhstan
- Sociology and Its View of the World (SOC01)
- Social Inequality (SOC86)
- Quantitative Research Methods (SOC101)
- Contemporary Central Asia (SOC95)
- "Understanding Economic Justice Attitudes in Two Countries: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan," Social Forces, vol.88, no.4 (2010).
- "Social Stratification and Musical Consumption: Highbrow - Middlebrow in the United States," in Tak Wing Chan, ed., Social Stratification and Cultural Consumption. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. With Arthur S Alderson and Isaac Heacock.
Recent Conferences and Invited Talks:
- “Losers of Market Transition in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan,” Central Eurasian Studies Society Annual Conference, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, September 16, 2011.
- "Winners and Losers of Economic Transition in post-Soviet Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan," invited talk at the International Relations Colloquium, Pomona College, Claremont, CA, April 16, 2010.
Selected Grants, Awards, and Honors:
- International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) Short-Term Travel Grant to support a second wave of public opinion surveys about inequality and economic justice in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, August 2011.
- Regional Policy Symposium on Regional Security in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, April 6-9, 2010.