PhD Candidate in Sociology
Department of Sociology , IUB
Ballantine Hall 744
Nik Summers is a PhD candidate in sociology at Indiana University. His research focuses on the social and environmental consequences of political economy. His dissertation studies the tiny house movement, a middle-class response to market pressures that have accumulated in our political and economic systems over the last several decades. His research has appeared in Social Forces, Social Problems, and the Indiana University Press. Nik has taught a variety of courses in the IU Sociology department, and also taught as a visiting instructor at Mannheim University in Germany in the spring of 2015. He looks forward to teaching data analysis in the Liberal Arts & Management Program during the 2017-2018 academic year.
You can find more about Nik at https://www.niksummers.com/