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

Alicia DeSantola

Alicia DeSantola

(Organizational Behavior)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Ahead of the Curve? The Influence of Early Joiners with Entrepreneurial Experience on New Venture Scaling
Dissertation Committee: Ranjay Gulati (Chair), Frank Dobbin, Laura Huang, and Rory McDonald
Research Interests: New firm development, entrepreneurial teams, scaling, organizational change, entrepreneurial strategy
Teaching Interests: Entrepreneurial management, organizational behavior, and strategy... Read more about Alicia DeSantola
Stefan Dimitriadis

Stefan Dimitriadis

(Organizational Behavior)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Entrepreneurial social capital acquisition in emerging markets: A field experiment in Togo
Dissertation Committee: Julie Battilana (Chair), Metin Sengul, Rembrand Koning, and Peter V. Marsden
Research/Teaching Interests: Organization strategy, entrepreneurship, social networks, framing processes, institutions, social movements, emerging and developing markets

Alexandra Feldberg

Alexandra Feldberg

(Organizational Behavior)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Butchers, bakers, and barcharts: How codified knowledge affects gender differences in performance and relationships
Dissertation Committee: Kathleen L. McGinn (Chair), Michael L. Tushman, Frank Dobbin, and Peter V. Marsden
Research/Teaching Interests: Gender in organizations; Knowledge; Discrimination; Technology; Careers; Field research

Anny Fenton

Anny Tazio Fenton

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Sex and the Pediatrician’s Office: Using the HPV Vaccine to Explore How Sexuality Shapes Health Care Practices and Parents’ Health Care Decision
Dissertation Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, and Tey Meadow
Research/Teaching Interests: Medical Sociology, Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Families, Inequality, Science & Technology Studies, Culture, Healthcare, Social Policy, Mixed Methods

Blythe George

Blythe George

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: “Jobbing It” On & Off-Reservation: How Tribal Fathers with Criminal Records Find Work
Dissertation Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Mario L. Small, Alexandra A. Killewald, and Megan Comfort
Research/Teaching Interests: Tribal communities; Unemployment; Prisoner Reentry; Concentrated Disadvantage; Rural Poverty; Neighborhood Effects; Qualitative Methods; Database Creation & Management; Social Policy; Urban Sociology; Race & Ethnicity; Contemporary Theory

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Barbara Kiviat

Barbara Kiviat

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Prediction and the Moral Order: Contesting Fairness in Consumer Data Capitalism
Dissertation Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Jason Beckfield, and Mario L. Small
Research/Teaching Interests: Economic sociology; stratification; public policy and regulation; credit and debt; sociology of morality; sociology of quantification; qualitative methods... Read more about Barbara Kiviat

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