Dr. Ivester is an urban sociologist and social epidemiologist with broad interests in race and ethnicity, urban development, the social determinants of health, and the politics of resistance. Her research interests include gentrification, globalization and tourism. She is currently developing a specialization as a Brazilianist, as she examines the social impacts of mega-events -the World Cup 2014 and the Olympics 2016 in Brazil.
Dr. Ivester earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago and her B.A. in Sociology from UC-Berkeley.
She currently teaches the following courses:
- Medical Sociology
- Sociology of Travel and Tourism
- Social Psychology
- Urban Sociology
- The Olympics and Urban Development
- Social History of Brazil
- Quantitative Research Methods
- Qualitative Research Methods
|Course #||Sec||Course Title||Days||From||To||Location||Campus||Textbook Info|
|SOC 3999||01||Sociology & Social Services||MW||10:40AM||11:50AM||MI-4075||Hayward Campus||View Books|
|SOC 4720||01||Medical Sociology||MW||9:20AM||10:30AM||MI-4075||Hayward Campus||View Books|