Hyunsik Chun is a PhD student in sociology at the University of Iowa. Hyunsik is interested in sociological theories of institutional and political processes, which broadly address topics around organizations, social movements, political sociology, and social studies of knowledge.
Nino Bariola is a PhD Candidate in sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and a Graduate Fellow of the Urban Ethnography Lab. Nino’s dissertation research investigates status orders and inequality in the transnational field of cuisine. Other projects examine the gendered logics of artistic fields, bureaucratic corruption, and the market for breastmilk. His interests include the political and cultural dynamics of markets, culture, food, work and organizations, gender and racial inequalities, and illegal and taboo markets.