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Academic Positions

2018 - Current
Washington University in St. Louis

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Education

2018
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Ph.D., Sociology

Dissertation: “Becoming Activists: How Organizations Engage and Politicize Youth.” Committee: Kenneth (Andy) Andrews (Co-chair), Neal Caren (Cochair), Andrew Perrin, Karolyn Tyson, and Matthew Baggetta (University of Indiana).

2012
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.A., Sociology

Thesis: “Trading Politics for Protest: Youth Participation in Electoral Politics, Volunteering, and Social Movement Activities from 1976-2009.” Committee: Karolyn Tyson (Chair), Kenneth (Andy) Andrews, Neal Caren, and Kyle Crowder.

2008
Brandeis University

B.A., Sociology and International and Global Studies

Summa Cum Laude with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Peer-reviewed Publications

Protest Episodes: Shifting Actors and Targets in Local Movements

Andrews, Kenneth and Sarah Gaby. Forthcoming. “ Protest Episodes: Shifting Actors and Targets in Local Movements.” In James M. Jasper and Brayden G King. Protesters and Their Targets. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Media Use and Participant Inclusion: Influences on Efficacy in Paid Staff Youth Non-Profit Civic Organizations

Gaby, Sarah. 2018. “Media Use and Participant Inclusion: Influences on Efficacy in Paid Staff Youth Non-Profit Civic Organizations.” In Jennifer Earl and Deana A. Rohlinger (ed.) Social Movements and Media. Emerald Group Publishing. P. 209-240.

The Civic Engagement Gap(s)Youth Participation and Inequality From 1976 to 2009

Gaby, Sarah. 2017. “The Civic Engagement Gap(s)Youth Participation and Inequality From 1976 to 2009.” Youth & Society. 49(7): 923-946.

Economic Breakdown and Collective Action

Caren, Neal, Sarah Gaby, and Catherine Herrold. 2017. “Economic Breakdown and Collective Action.” Social Problems. 64(1): 133-155.

The Rise of Inequality: How Social Movements Shape Discursive Fields

Gaby, Sarah and Neal Caren. 2016. “The Rise of Inequality: How Social Movements Shape Discursive Fields.” Mobilization. 21(4): 413-429.

Local Protest and Federal Policy: The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the 1964 Civil Rights Act

Andrews, Kenneth T. and Sarah Gaby. 2015. “Local Protest and Federal Policy: The Impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.” Sociological Forum. 30(S1): 509-527.

Occupy Online: How Cute Old Men and Malcolm X Recruited 400,000 U.S. Users to OWS on Facebook

Gaby, Sarah and Neal Caren. 2012. “Occupy Online: How Cute Old Men and Malcolm X Recruited 400,000 U.S. Users to OWS on Facebook.” Social Movement Studies. 11(3-4): 367-374.

A Social Movement Online Community: Stormfront and the White Nationalist Movement

Caren, Neal, Kay Jowers, and Sarah Gaby. 2012. “A Social Movement Online Community: Stormfront and the White Nationalist Movement.” In Jennifer Earl, Deana A. Rohlinger (ed.) Media, Movements, and Political Change (Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, Volume 33), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 163-193.

Papers Under Review

Reconfiguring Organizational Commitments: Boundary Crossing in Civic Groups

Gaby, Sarah. “Reconfiguring Organizational Commitments: Boundary Crossing in Civic Groups.”

Teen Courts as Alternative Justice? The Paradox of Criminal Justice Reach as an Approach to Diversion

Gaby, Sarah and Amy Magnus. “Teen Courts as Alternative Justice? The Paradox of Criminal Justice Reach as an Approach to Diversion.”

Papers in Preparation (available upon request)

Managed Autonomy: Implications of Organizational Models for Youth Civic Experiences

Gaby, Sarah. “Managed Autonomy: Implications of Organizational Models for Youth Civic Experiences." Revise and Resubmit.

Learning to Fight for Your Rights? Political Socialization and Mobilization in Schools

Gaby, Sarah, Kari Kozlowski, Karolyn Tyson, Calvin Morrill, Richard Arum, and Lauren B. Edelman. “Learning to Fight for Your Rights? Political Socialization and Mobilization in Schools.”

Teaching Experience

Fall 2019
Department of Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis

Instructor

Social Movements

Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2014, Summer 2014
Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching Fellow

Social Movements

Summer 2016, Fall 2016
Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching Fellow

Social and Economic Justice

Winter 2016
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Elon University

Instructor

Introduction to Sociology Through Film

Spring 2011, Fall 2010
Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching Assistant

Sociology of the City and Urbanization; Sociology of Medicine and Society

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