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Meaghan Stiman

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Office: Boswell Hall 226
Email: [[mlstiman]]
Research Areas: Community and urban, inequality, culture, ethnography


B.A., Sociology and Gender Studies, Stonehill College
Ph.D., Sociology, Boston University


Meaghan is broadly interested in understanding how communities and neighborhoods change and the groups of people who help to produce these changes. Drawing on a comparative case study of Rangeley, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts, Meaghan’s current project explores the ways second homeowners—a growing group of affluent in-migrants—come to shape the contours of everyday local life amid large-scale social and economic restructuring in both urban and rural areas. ​