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Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at University of California, Davis

Alana Haynes Stein

Sociologist probing food system inequalities.

I’m Alana, a Ph.D Candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis. My research uses theories of political economy, stratification, and organizations to study inequalities in the food system. My methods include ethnography, in-depth interviews, geo-spatial analysis, content analysis, and network analysis.

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Journal article

Haynes Stein, A. (2022). Barriers to Access: The Unencumbered Client in Private Food Assistance. Social Currents, 10(3), 207–224.
Sánchez Barba, M., Taggueg, R., & Haynes Stein, S. (2018). Public Scholarship in a Time of Crisis: A Reflection. Public: A Journal of Imagining America, 5.
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Grants & Awards

  • Sociology Graduate Program Travel Grant
    $1000 from University of California, Davis
  • Sociology Small Research Grant
    $1000 from University of California, Davis
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