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Misty Ring-Ramirez

Misty Ring-Ramirez

Assistant Professor

Sociology and Community Development


  • PhD, Sociology-University of Arizona
  • MA, Sociology-University of Arizona
  • MA, Latin American Studies-University of New Mexico
  • BA, Spanish and International Studies-Texas Lutheran University

Dr. Ring-Ramirez is an Assistant Professor of Sociology. Most of her recent research uses social network analysis and other computational methods to study social movements and higher education organizations.

  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • Nonprofit and Social Movement Organizations
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Computational Social Science and Big Data
  • Urban Studies
  • Higher Education
  • Leahey, Erin, Sondra Barringer and Misty Ring-Ramirez. 2019. "Universities' Structural Commitment to Interdisciplinary Research." Scientometrics.
  • Ring-Ramirez, Misty, Heidi Reynolds-Stenson, and Jennifer Earl. 2014. "Culturally Constrained Contention: Mapping the Meaning Structure of the Repertoire of Contention." Mobilization 19(4): 405-419.