Recent Placements

Academic Appointments

NameGrad YearDissertation TitleJob Placement
Anne-Marie Livingstone2018Racial Politics and Social Policy in Urban CanadaPost-Doctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Center at Harvard
Phil Garboden2018Dear Landlord: How the Ownership and Management of Rental Properties Matter for Tenants, Neighborhoods, and the Cities HCRC Distinguished Professor in Affordable Housing, University of Hawaii at Mānoa
Sefika Kumral2018Democracy and Violence: Social Origins of Anti-Kurdish Riots in TurkeyAssistant Professor, Sociology Department, William & Mary
Anna Rhodes2017Bridging the Opportunity Divide: How Poor Families Navigate Suburban Communities and SchoolsAssistant Professor, Rice University
Erik Westlund2016The Origins and Implications of Postsecondary Academic MismatchVisiting Professor, University of Iowa
Sol Espinoza2015Women’s Labor, Money, and Modern Marriage in America: A Mixed-Methods Socio-Historical Study of Gender, Race, Class, and the Shifting Economics of MarryingVisiting Assistant Professor, Catholic University
Burak Gurel2015The Role of Labor Mobilization in the Divergence of the Rural Economies of China and India (1950-1990)Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology at Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey)
Yao Li2015Informal Norms and Protest Space: Why the Chinese Regime Remains Stable despite Rising ProtestsLecturer, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas
Mike Reese2015Changing Course: The Influence of Social Position and Social Networks on College Faculty's Adoption of Educational InnovationsDirector, Center for Educational Resources, Johns Hopkins University
Rachel Core2014The Fall and Rise of Tuberculosis: A Study of How Institutional Change Affected Health Outcomes in Shanghai, 1972-2013Assistant Professor of Sociology & Anthropology at Stetson University
Sahan Savas Karatasli2014Financialization, Hegemonic Transitions and Nationalism: State-Seeking Nationalist Movements in the Longue DuréePost-Doctoral Fellow, Princeton University
Robert Nathenson2014Children of Mexican Immigrants’ Academic Achievement and Socio-Emotional Development in Traditional and Non-Traditional U.S. Destinations: Legislation, Schools, and NeighborhoodsLeonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Pasciuti2014Political Economy and Urban Development: Why Hegemonic Regimes are also Urban SystemsAssistant Professor, Georgia State University
Laila Bushra2013Globalization and the Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism in PakistanAssistant Professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan
Elizabeth Dayton2013First in My Family: Family Relationships and Educational MobilityPostdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford School of Education and Center for Education Policy Analysis
Felipe Amin Filomeno2013The Social Bases of Intellectual Property Regimes: Biotechnology in South American Soy Bean AgricultureAssistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Kevan Harris2013The Martyrs Welfare State: Politics and Social Policy in the Islamic Republic of IranAssistant Professor, UCLA
Benjamin Scully2013Development in the Age of Wagelessness: Labor, Livelihoods and Decline of Work in South AfricaAssistant Professor at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa
Erdem Yoruk2013The Politics of the Turkish Welfare System Transformation in the Neoliberal Era: Welfare as Mobilization and ContainmentAssistant Professor Koc University in Turkey
Shaohua Zhan2013A Second Industrious Revolution: Examining Contemporary Rural Development in China through the Lens of the 18th CenturyAssistant Professor, Nanyan Technological University, Singapore
Yin Yue2012Attained Social Position and Personality Among Rural Migrants to Urban ChinaAssistant Professor in the School of Public Economics & Administration, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Mindelyn Buford II2011Outside of the Gateway, Just off the Beltway: Nigerian and Ghanaian Immigrants in the United StatesAssistant Professor, Northeastern University
Peter Rosenblatt2011The Renaissance Comes to the Projects: Public Housing, Urban Redevelopment, and Racial Inequality in BaltimoreAssistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago

Research Positions

NameGrad YearDissertation TitleJob Placement
Nazish Zafar2016Synergy between Government and Small BusinessNUS Enterprise & INSEADERS
Matt Messell2016Profiles in ResilienceSocial Security Administration
Sika Koudou2015Who Can I be the Best Parent to? An Analysis of US Race Relations through the Lens of International AdoptionSocial Science Research Analyst, Social Security Administration
Siri Warkentien2015Racial School Segregation and the Transition to CollegeAdvanced Quantitative Education Researcher at RTI International in their Center for Equity and Evaluation
Wei-ting Chen2015Private Dinners, Public Families: Low-Income Mothers’ Accounts of Family FoodworkBanyan Communications
Barbara Condliffe2015Summer Learning in the City: How Schools, Families, and Neighborhoods Influence Urban Elementary School Students’ Opportunities and AchievementsMDRC
Christian Villenas2014Explaining the Disability Gap in Access to Postsecondary Education: The Role of Social FactorsAdvocates for Children of New York
Astra Bonini2012Raw Material Wealth and Economic Mobility: A World-Historical PerspectiveResearch Specialist, United Nations Development Program, Human Development Report Office