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

Blythe George

Blythe George

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (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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Charlotte Lloyd

Charlotte J. Lloyd

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: November 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Managing Indigeneity, Cultivating Citizens: “Reconciliation Action Plans” in Australian Organizations
Dissertation Committee: Jocelyn Viterna (Chair), Bart Bonikowski, and Michèle Lamont
Research Interests: Citizenship, reconciliation and transitional justice, recognition, diversity and multiculturalism in workplaces and organizations, transnational development, intimacy and sex work, text mining and analytics, mixed methods
Teaching Interests: Research methods, computational social science (big data), cultural and political sociology, sociology of human rights development, sociology of gender and intimacy, sociology of organizations and work

Kristin L. Perkins

Kristin L. Perkins

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2017 
Dissertation Title: Household Instability During Childhood and Young Adult Outcomes
Dissertation Committee: Robert J. Sampson (Chair), Kathryn Edin, Alexandra A. Killewald, and Bruce Western
Research/Teaching Interests: Inequality, social stratification, urban sociology, family sociology, poverty, social policy, quantitative methods
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University