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David Laurence Ager

(Organizational Behavior, June 2004)
Thesis Title: Getting to Know You, Getting to Know all About You -- Or Not! How Boundaries, Belongingness, and Toxic Emotions Impede Interaction and and Coordination: A Study of Post-Acquisition Integration at a Software Firm
Committee:
Nitin Nohria (Chair), Leslie A. Perlow, Peter V. Marsden, Joseph L. Bower
Initial Placement: Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University
Current Position: Senior Fellow; Senior Director, Executive Education, Harvard Business School, Cambridge, MA

Lisa Albert

Lisa Albert

Faculty Assistant

Responsibilities: Faculty Assistant to Professors Alexandra (Sasha) Killewald, Michèle Lamont, Devah Pager, and Mario Small.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9AM - 3:15PM

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

Tally Amir

Israel Institute Visiting Associate Professor of Sociology

Research InterestsRefugee law and policy, immigration law and policy, international human rights, human rights in Israel, and clinical education.... Read more about Tally Amir

409 William James Hall
33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Weihua An

(Sociology, November 2011)
Thesis Title: Peer Effects on Adolescent Smoking and Social Network-Based Interventions
Committee: Christopher Winship (Co-chair), Martin K. Whyte (Co-chair), and A. James O’Malley
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Department of Statistics, Indiana University
Current Position: Department of Sociology and Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University

Asad L. Asad

(Sociology, May 2017)
Thesis Title: Reconsidering Immigrant Illegality: How Immigrants Perceive the Risk of Immigration Law and Enforcement
Committee: Mary C. Waters (Chair), Filiz Garip, Mario L. Small, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Inequality, Cornell University (2017-2019); Assistant Professor of Sociology and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University (beginning fall 2019)

Christopher Andrew Bail

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Terrified: Fringe Movements, Emotions, and Islam, 2001-2008
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Orlando Patterson, Jocelyn Viterna, Mary C. Waters, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy, University of Michigan (2011-2013); Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (2013-2015)
Current Position: Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Duke University, Durham, NC

Patricia Ann Banks

(Sociology, June 2006)
Thesis Title: Art, Identity, and the New Black Middle-Class: How Elite Blacks Construct their Identity Through the Consumption of Visual Art
Committee: Lawrence D. Bobo (chair), Michèle Lamont, and William Julius Wilson
Position: Assistant Professor, Mount Holyoke College