PhD Placements

Name PhD Year Sort ascending Dissertation Title Placement

Julia L. Melin

Upskilled and Reskilled: How Gender Shapes Career Transitions in the New Economy Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

Sasha Shen Johfre

The Construction of Nature and Social Categories Assistant Professor of Sociology and the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences at the University of Washington

Tamkinat S. Rauf

The Inequalities of Well-being and Income Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Amy L. Johnson

From Deviance to Diagnosis: Cultural Meanings of Mental Health Assistant Professor of Sociology, Lehigh University

Beka Guluma

Ethnic Identity and Homeland Politics in the Oromo Diaspora Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park

Christianne Corbett

Belonging at Work: The Role of Organizational Factors and Interpersonal Interactions in Maintaining Workplace Inequality Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Arkansas

Catherine Sirois

Governing at the Margins: How the State Manages Children at the Junction of Dependent and Delinquent Postdoctoral Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Josh Leung-Gagn​é

Segregation and Inequality Across Neighborhoods, Classrooms, and Police Jurisdictions Research Scholar at the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University

Kimberly Higuera

Migrating Money: The Social Status Repercussions of US-Mexico Remittances Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Rebecca Gleit

De Facto School Discipline and the Maintenance of Inequality Assistant Professor of Sociology, Skidmore College

Austin van Loon

Applying Artificial Intelligence to the Sociological Study of Meaning Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Statistical Science and Masters in Interdisciplinary Data Science, Duke University

Esha Chatterjee

College majors and Inequality in the Labor Market Research Manager, YouGov.

Tagart Cain Sobotka

Bad Doctors, Enablers, and the Powerless: The Opioid Crisis and the Construction of Blame Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Katie Wullert

Learning on the Job Search: How Application Experiences Shape Labor Market Outcomes Program Officer at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Scott Westenberger

Fashion Changes: The Role of the Audience in the Fashion Cycle Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Anna Boch

How free is speech on campus, and how free should it be? Tolerance, political ideology and the United States Research Scientist, Facebook, Inc.

Jasmine Hill

Misinformed: Mobility Knowledge as a Process of Racial Inequality Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, University of California Los Angeles

Chloe Grace Hart

The Hidden Costs of Sexual Harassment Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jeff T. Sheng

Invisible Power: How the Internet and Online Ties Strengthen Social Movements Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Gabriel Z. Chiu

The Rise of Entrepreneurship in China: Individualization, Modernity, and Entrepreneurialism Postdoc Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Jared Furuta

Global Changes in the Structural Dimensions of National Education Systems: High Stakes Examinations, Tracking, and National Assessments, 1960-2010 Quantitative UX Researcher, Meta

Jacob Reidhead

Nomination Patronage and Party Splitting: Comparing Intraparty Politics in South Korea and Taiwan Assistant Professor, KIMEP University, Kazakhstan

Amanda Mireles

The Constraints of Progress: College Feminization and the Value of the College Degree Assistant Professor, University of California Merced

James Y. Chu

The Organization of Status: Institutions and the Contingent Consequences of Hierarchy Assistant Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

Ling Zhu

Balancing Political Control and Regional Development: Spatial Mobility in the Chinese Bureaucracy Assistant Professor of Sociology, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Molly King

Knowledge Inequality Assistant Professor of Sociology, Santa Clara University

Jessica Santana

Embracing Failure: How Failure Rhetoric and the Peer Network Influence Entrepreneurial Success Assistant Professor in Technology Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, College of Engineering

Sangjoon Lee

Workplace Participation, Empowerment, and Social Dynamics Associate Research Fellow, Korea Labor Institute (South Korea)

Christof Brandtner

Cities in Action: City Climate Action, Civil Society, and the Organization of Cities Assistant Professor of Social Innovation, Emlyon Business School; Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago, Department of Sociology and Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation

Emily Carian

Constructing Manhood: Men's Rights Activists and Feminist Men's Shared Meanings of Gender Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University, San Bernardino

Priya Fielding-Singh

The Inheritance of Health: How Socioeconomic Status Shapes Family Food Practices Assistant Professor, University of Utah

Angela Lu

Bringing the Organization Back in: Personnel Mobility and Career Lines in Large Bureaucratic Systems Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong's Business School

Juan Manuel Pedroza

Betwixt and Between Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Diana Dakhlallah

Where the Action Is: A Conceptual and Experimental Evaluation of Measurement, Dynamics, and Reputational Incentives in Corrupt Transactions Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal

Katharina Roesler

Police Professionalism and Racial Disparities in Arrest Rates: An Examination of Police Discrimination, Discretion, and Diversity Data Scientist, Square, Inc.

Bogdan State

Sociological Methods in the Digital Age: Research in Computational Sociology Data Scientist, Facebook

Sandra Nakagawa

Gender Identity Shapes Preferences for Health and Environmental Behaviors Postdoctoral Scholar, California Council on Science and Technology

Alison Wynn

When Best Practices Fall Short: Gender Equality Initiatives in Organizations Senior Research Scholar, VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab, Stanford University

Lauren Benditt

Government Bureaucrats in a Postmodern World: Expectations, Identity, and Attacks Research Analyst, YouGov

Beth Red Bird

The New Economic Institutionalism of Occupations Assistant Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University

Ariela Schacter

Can't We All Just Get Along? Native Born Americans' Perspectives on Race and Immigration Assistant Professor of Sociology, Washington University in Saint Louis

Koji Chavez

How Employers Hire (Women, Immigrants, and the Educationally Elite): Meritocracy, Egalitarianism, and Cultural Fit in the Silicon Valley Assistant Professor of Sociology, Indiana University, Bloomington

Kate Weisshaar

From 'Opt Out' to 'Blocked Out': The Negative Consequences of Intermittent Employment Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Adam Horowitz

Authenticity's Genome: Heredity, Conversion, and the Adaptability of Ethnoracial Membership Data Scientist, Facebook

Natassia Rodriguez

Rags to Riches? Social Origin-Based Stratification Among Early Career College Graduates Education Research Analyst at RTI International

Rachel Wright

Can Nonprofits Lead a Movement for Economic Justice? Director of Research, Sacred Heart Community Service

Swethaa Ballakrishnen

Women in Black: The Unlikely Case of Gender-Neutral Professional Success in Indian Law Firms Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine

Karen Powroznik

In the Name of Health: The Social Consequences of Cultural Assumptions about Health and Illness Postdoctoral Fellow, Thinking Matters, Stanford University

Marion Coddou

Faithful Citizenship: The Impact of Institutional Practices on Faith-Based Organizing for Immigrants Researcher, Stanford Institutional Research & Decision Support

Nandini Roy

The Ties that Bind: Non-Profit Networks and Neighborhood Collective Action in San Francisco Analyst, Apple Inc.

Tristan Ivory

"We Came in Search of Greener Pastures": Social and Economic Outcomes of Sub-Saharan Africans in Urban Japan Assistant Professor of International and Comparative Labor, Cornell University

Jamillah Bowman Williams

Status Processes and Organizational Inequality: The Social Psychology of Inclusion Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School

Lindsay Owens

The Many Meanings of Debt Economic Policy Advisor in the office of Senator Elizabeth Warren, Washington DC

LaToya Baldwin Clark

Race, Parenting and Special Education Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles

Susan Fisk

Risky Spaces, Gendered Places: How Interesting Beliefs about Gender and Risk Reinforce and Recreate Gender Inequality Assistant Professor of Sociology, Kent State University, Ohio

Kathryne Young

Everyone Knows the Game: Identity and Legal Consciousness in the Hawaiian Cockfight Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Patrick Bergemann

Systems of Mass Denunciation Assistant Professor, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Beste Esra Burak Ho

Is the Sky the Limit? Three Papers Examining American Attitudes Towards Extremely High Pay Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Sara Jordan-Bloch

Mattering to Teachers: A Social Psychological Approach to the Teacher-Student Relationship Senior Research Scholar, Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University

Dan Wang

Reversing the Brain Drain: Skilled Return Migration and the Global Movement of Expert Knowledge David W. Zalaznick Associate Professor of Business, Columbia Business School, New York

Krystale Littlejohn

Women Navigating Fertility Goals and Multiracials Navigating Partnership: Three Papers Examining Inequality in the Family Domain Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Oregon

John Chandler Johnson

Structuration, Knowledge Coordinating, and Profit: Modeling a Microsociological Theory of Disequilibrium Market Dynamics Associate Professor, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

Traci Tucker

Explaining the Unexpected: Sense-Making and the Perpetuation of Gender Stereotypes User Experience Researcher, Facebook, Inc.

Yujia Liu

The Payoff to Skill and the Evolution of Earnings Inequalities Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of South Carolina

Ling Yang

The Chinese Export Toy Industry in a Time of Crises, 2008 - 2010: Transnational Labor Certification, Subcontracting Strategies, and State-business Relationship Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China

Kendra Bischoff

Negotiating Disparate Social Contexts: Evidence from an Inter-District School Desegregation Program Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cornell University, New York

Laura Lopez-Sanders

Is Brown the New Black? Mediated Latino Incorporation in New Immigrant Destinations Assistant Professor of Sociology, Brown University

Stephen Charles Nuñez

The Moral Economy of Debt: Race, Ethnicity and Perceptions of Fairness in Credit Markets for the Poor Research Associate II, MDRC, New York

Amanda J. Sharkey

Sieves and Lenses: Essays on the Role of Categories in Social Valuation Associate Professor of Organizations and Strategy, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

Sarah Katherine Harkness

Consequences of Rewards: The Creation, Perpetuation, and Erosion of Social Inequality Associate Professor of Sociology, The University of Iowa

Alex Makarevich

Interorganizational Ties and Organizational Outcomes: Essays on the Role of Network Ties and Ecological Factors in the U.S. Venture Capital Industry, 1961-2002 Associate Professor of Management, College of Business and Economics, California State University, East Bay

Ivaylo Petev

Essays on the Social Stratification of Consumption in Postwar United States and France Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France

Alicia Darnell Simmons

Race Cues in the News, Racial Attitudes, and the Politics of Criminal Justice Punitiveness Associate Professor of Sociology, Colgate University, New York

Manwai Ku

When Does Gender Matter? Gender Segregation in the Professions of Medicine, Teaching and Law Research Program Manager, Apple Inc.

Elizabeth Aura McClintock

Race, Class, Age and Appearance: Matching, Exchange, and Other Properties of Dating and Marriage Markets Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana

Emily Ryo

Becoming Illegal: Rationality and Morality of Undocumented Immigrants Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Southern California Law School

Kaisa Elina Snellman

Battles in Boardrooms: Diffusion of the Shareholder Rhetoric and Practices in Finland, 1990-2005 Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, INSEAD, Paris