COREY R. PAYNE
Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
Email: cpayne@jhu.edu; Phone: +1 (315) 350-4547


Current Positions

Ph.D. Student, 2017 – present
Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Program in Global Social Change

Research Assistant, 2015 – present
Arrighi Center for Global Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA


Education

Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in International Studies and Sociology, May 2017
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Program in Global Social Change and Development; Minor in Africana Studies
Thesis: “Chaos and Class Struggle: The Limits of Inequality in the Long Twentieth Century”


Research Interests

Historical Capitalism; Global Inequality & Development; Social Unrest and Labor Struggles; Global Political-Economy; Global Governance, World-Hegemonies, and Transitions; Political-Economy of War


Grants, Honors, and Awards

2017 – U.S. Dept. of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, 2017-2018
2017 – Gilman Fellowship, 2017-2018
2017 – James S. Coleman Award for Academic Achievement in Sociology
2017 – Robert E. Tucker Award for Best Honors Thesis in International Studies
2017 – Inducted, Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society
2015 – Brown Family Fund Award for International Studies
2014 – The Leonora and Wallace Farber Fund Award, 2014-2017
2013 – Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2013-2017
2013 – Jack Davis Memorial Scholarship (Johns Hopkins Merit), 2013-2016


Publications

Articles and Book Chapters:

Pasciuti, Daniel S. and Corey R. Payne. 2017. “Illusion in Crisis? World-Economic and Zonal Volatility, 1975-2013,” in The World-System as Unit of Analysis: Past Contributions and Future Advances, edited by Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz. London, England: Routledge.

Under Review:                                                                                             

Korzeniewicz, Roberto Patricio, and Corey R. Payne (with Scott Albrecht). “Mapping Historical Inequality: The Very Wealthy, 1500-2017.”

Reports: 

Karatasli, Sahan Savas, Daniel Pasciuti and Corey Payne. “Comparison of World Income Datasets.” The Arrighi Center for Global Studies. 

Selected Magazine and Commentary:

Payne, Corey. 2016. “The School of Subcontracting.” Jacobin Magazine. October 25. 

Payne, Corey, Grace Hargrove, and Chase Alston. 2016. “JHU efforts to cut a union company raises doubts about its commitment to Baltimore.” The Baltimore Sun, July 29 (Print: August 1).

Payne, Corey. 2016. “Reentry through Resistance: Détente with Cuba was accomplished through resistance and solidarity, not imperial benevolence.” CounterPunch Magazine. May 31.

Payne, Corey. 2016. “After the Blockade.” Jacobin Magazine. April 8.


Select Conferences and Presentations

“Convergence and Divergence in the World Income Hierarchy: Revisiting Relative Income Inequality Between Countries, 1820-2010” (with D. Pasciuti and B. Silver). To be presented at the International Studies Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA, USA. April 4, 2018.

“Trends in World-Economic Volatility: Development in World-Historical Perspective, 1820 to 2008” (with D. Pasciuti). Presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 13, 2017.

“Chaos, Crisis, and Class Struggle: The Limits of Inequality in the Long Twentieth Century.” Featured Panel Presentation at the World Society Foundation Conference on Development in the Face of Global Inequalities. Barcelona, Spain. May 13, 2017.

“The Variegated Treadmill: Stability-Instability & Zonal Movement in the World-Economy, 1975-2013” (with D. Pasciuti). Presented at the 40th Annual Conference on the Political Economy of the World-System section conference of the American Sociological Association. Baltimore, MD. April 9, 2016.


Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistantships

230.265 Research Tools and Technologies for the Social Sciences (Johns Hopkins): Fall 2016

230.205 Introduction to Social Statistics (Johns Hopkins): Fall 2017


Service and Affiliations

Service

Member, Department of Sociology Undergraduate Leadership Committee, Johns Hopkins University, 2014 to 2017

Member, Interview Committee for Research Fellowships Coordinator, Academic Advising Office, Johns Hopkins University, 2016

Member, Undergraduate Advisory Panel for Faculty Search, Center for Africana Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 2015

Professional Association Memberships

American Sociological Association (ASA):

Political-Economy of the World-System (PEWS) Section

Sociology of Development Section

International Sociological Association (ISA)

Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society


Relevant Skills

Language:

English (first language), Spanish (advanced proficiency), Portuguese (intermediate proficiency)

Data:

Stata, SPSS, ArcGIS, Excel, PHP & MySQL


Other Relevant Experience

Universidad de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
Student, Consorcio para los Estudios Avanzados en el Extranjero, January 2016 to May 2016

Capitol Hill Office of Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator from Vermont
Legislative Intern, August 2014 to December 2014

Centro Educativo de Los Altos de La Florida (UNDP), Soacha (Bogotá), Colombia
Teaching Assistant, June 2014 to August 2014

Baltimore Reads, Inc.
Communications Associate / Asst. Transitions Coordinator, August 2013 to July 2014


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