Staff

Odette Binder

Odette Binder

Staff Assistant

Responsibilities: Manages the front office; coordinates room scheduling and equipment; assists with coordinating departmental events.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9AM - 1PM

William James Hall, 6th Floor
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3812
Genevieve Butler

Genevieve Butler

Faculty Assistant

Responsibilities: Faculty Assistant to Professors Jason Beckfield, Jocelyn Viterna, and Christopher Winship, Managing Editor of Sociological Methods & Research

Schedule: Monday 12PM - 5PM, Tuesday - Thursday 11AM - 6PM (Out of Office Friday)

618 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3824
Kyra Davies

Kyra Davies

Project Coordinator, Global Urbanization and its Discontents

Responsibilities: Project Coordinator for Prof. Matthew Desmond's National Science Foundation funded research project, "Global Urbanization and its Discontents: Poverty, Property, and the City."

Schedule: (Monday: Out of Office), Tuesday: 9AM - 12:30PM, Wednesday-Thursday: 9AM - 2PM, Friday: 9AM - 1PM

434 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4302
Deborah De Laurell

Deborah De Laurell

Manager of Faculty Services

Responsibilities: Manages support for tenure-track faculty; coordinates administrative support resources for senior faculty; acts as resource for Faculty Assistants; manages front desk positions.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 10AM - 6PM

674 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-4109
Jessica Gauchel

Jessica Gauchel

Director of Administration

Responsibilities: Overall administrative, financial, IT and operations management; human resources; faculty services; Sociology space; member of the WJH administrative committee that determines needs and priorities for shared building resources.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 4PM

660 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9509
Laura Kistler

Laura Kistler

Faculty Assistant

Responsibilities:  Faculty Assistant to Professors Mary C. Brinton, Frank Dobbin, Devah Pager, Orlando Patterson, and Mary C. Waters.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM

568 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4833
Dotty Lukas

Dotty Lukas

Financial Associate

Responsibilities: Provides financial services for our department; acts as the first point of contact for processing of invoices, processing of UEF’s for corporate cards and reimbursements, P Card management, weekly temp payroll, ordering of supplies, travel grants, petty cash, and printer payments.

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10AM - 6:30PM, Wednesday 10AM - 1PM

682 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3833
Suzanne Ogungbadero

Suzanne Ogungbadero

Coordinator of Academic Affairs

Responsibilities: Junior and senior faculty searches; faculty and visiting scholar appointments; teaching fellow allocation; appointment process.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM

668 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3507
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In Paik

Project Coordinator

Responsibilities: Project Coordinator of the Justice and Poverty Project, an initiative focused on the critical social problems of mass incarceration, housing insecurity, and severe deprivation.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

484 William James Hall 
33 Kirkland Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-6895
Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas

Undergraduate Advising and Program Administrator

Responsibilities: Undergraduate records; course catalog; undergraduate web pages; undergraduate events.

Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 8:30AM - 4PM; Friday, 8:30AM - 1:30PM

650 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-3713