Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Comparative/Historical Sociology, Social network analysis, International development, Globalization, Sociological Theory, Quantitative Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, Mixed methods research in social sciences
Topics interested in supervising
I am interested in supervising PhDs in economic, political and comparative/historical sociology that take a broad range of methodological approaches, both qualitative and quantitative. In addition, I am interested in working with students using social network analysis, computational text analysis, and other innovative quantitative methods, on a wide array of topics. For PhD supervision inquiries, please contact me at latest by October 1st of year before you hope to begin your PhD (e.g. by 1st October 2021 for a PhD to begin in September 2022). Earlier than this is better. After this date I am unlikely to be able to offer supervision in a timely manner for PhD funding applications. I expect to work with applicants for at least two months in developing their research proposals to improve applicants' chances of a funding award. Please bear in mind that PhD funding is extremely competitive.
If you are interested in being supervised by Tod Van Gunten, please see the links below (opening in new windows) for more information:
Van Gunten TS, Kohl S. The inversion of the ‘really big trade-off’: Homeownership and pensions in long-run perspective. In Johnston A, Kurzer P, editors, Bricks in the Wall: The Politics of Housing in Europe. 1 ed. Routledge. 2021. (West European Politics).
Van Gunten TS. Cohesion, consensus, and conflict: Technocratic elites and financial crisis in Mexico and Argentina. International Journal of Comparative Sociology. 2016 Jan 19;56(5):366-390. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020715215626238