Taylan Acar

Full-time Faculty

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016) 

M.A., Boğaziçi University (2009)

B.A., Boğaziçi University (2006)

Ph.D.: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office: 
PSB 204
Areas of Interest: 

Social stratification and inequality

Sociology of education

Immigration and assimilation

Demography, race and ethnicity

Research methods

Work and employment

Comparative historical sociology

Courses Taught: 

Social Statistics, Population Studies, Introduction to Sociology

Selected Publications: 
  • The Variation in Educational Aspirations among Immigrant Students in Germany. Research in the Sociology of Education. Forthcoming

 

  • Variation in Workers’ Responses to Subcontracted Work: A Qualitative Case Study. Economic and Industrial Democracy. 2016. doi:10.1177/0143831X15624244.

 

  • Dönüşen Sağlıkta Çalışmanın Halleri in Sınıftan Sınıfa: Fabrika Dışında Çalışma Manzaraları, Ayşe Buğra (ed), Iletisim, Second Edition, 2013, pp. 149-178.

 

  • Acar, Taylan, Robert Chiles, Garrett Grainger, Aliza Luft, Rahul Mahajan, Joao Peschanski, Chelsea Schelly, Jason Turowetz and Ian F. Wall. The Wisconsin Capitol Occupation and Protests: Creating Community, Making Waves. Contexts 10(3), 2011, 50-55.