Ph.D.s on the Job Market

Information about our Ph.D. candidates and recent Ph.D.s who are now on the academic job market.

PhDs on the Market

Asad Asad
photo credit: Tony Rinaldo

Asad Asad

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Title: The Risk of Deportation and the Paradox of Structural Incorporation
Dissertation Committee: Mary C. Waters (Chair), Filiz Garip, Mario L. Small, and William Julius Wilson
Areas of Teaching/Research: im/migration; race and ethnicity; social stratification; urban sociology; qualitative and mixed methods

Monica C. Bell

Monica C. Bell

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: November 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Title/Topic: Essays on Policing, Culture, and Inequality in Urban America
Dissertation Committee: Bruce Western (Chair), Matthew Desmond, Michèle Lamont, and Carol Steiker
Areas of Teaching/Research: Criminal law and criminal justice, civil rights, criminal procedure & policing, property law & housing, welfare & poverty, local government, legislation, family, law & race

Curtis K. Chan

Curtis K. Chan

(Organizational Behavior)
Ph.D. Date: May 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Title: The Double-Edged Sword of Organizational Culture: Doing and Undoing Normative Control with a Legitimized and Ambiguous Frame
Dissertation Committee: Michel Anteby (Co-chair), Leslie Perlow (Co-chair), Frank Dobbin, and Christopher Winship
Research Interests: Culture; organizational theory; sociology of work and occupations; workplace inequality; organizational ethnography; field research
Teaching Interests: Organizational behavior, organizational theory, management, strategic management, communications, human resources, leadership, work and labor relations, and qualitative methods

Carl Gershenson

Carl Gershenson

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Title: Social and Political Origins of the Business Corporation, 1788-1860
Dissertation Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Jason Beckfield, and Daniel Carpenter (Harvard-Government)
Areas of Teaching/Research: Political Sociology; Economic Sociology; Organizations; Stratification and Inequality; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Quantitative Methods

Ryann Manning

Ryann Manning

(Organizational Behavior)
Ph.D. Date: May 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Committee: Michele Lamont (Co-Chair), Kathleen McGinn (Co-Chair), Julie Battilana, and Jocelyn Viterna
Research Interests: Organizations; Collective Action; Morality; Culture; Emotions; Global Health
Teaching Interests: Organizational Behavior; Public and Nonprofit Management; International Management; Healthcare Policy and Management; Medical Sociology; Organizational Sociology; Cultural Sociology; Qualitative Research Methods; Management Ethics; Research Ethics

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