Liberal Arts

Jasmine Olivier

Jasmine Nicole Olivier

(Sociology, May 2022)
Thesis Title: Reimagining Public Safety: Transformations in Collective Efficacy and Community Control in Boston Public Housing
Committee: Christopher Winship (Chair), Robert J. Sampson, Monica C. Bell (Yale Law School), and Rod K. Brunson (University of Maryland)
Initial Placement: Researcher at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago (effective Fall 2022)

Bo Yun Park

Bo Yun Park

(Sociology, November 2021)
Thesis Title: Is (S)He Presidential? The Changing Scripts of Political Leadership, 1995-2020
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Jocelyn Viterna, Bart Bonikowski (New York University), and Jennifer Hochschild (Department of Government, Harvard University)
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Scholar, Social Science Data Lab (D-Lab), University of California, Berkeley
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology and Leadership Studies, University of Richmond (effective Fall 2022)

Kimberly Elizabeth Pernell

(Sociology, May 2016)
Thesis Title: The Causes of the Divergent Development of Banking Regulation in the U.S., Canada, and Spain
Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Michèle Lamont, Jason Beckfield, and David Scharfstein (Harvard Business School)
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Economic Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, the University of Texas at Austin (effective fall 2022)

Jared Schachner

Jared Nathan Schachner

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2020)
Thesis Title: Contextual Selection and Intergenerational Reproduction
Committee: Robert J. Sampson (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, and Christopher Jencks
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Scholar/Mansueto Fellow, Department of Sociology & Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, University of Chicago
Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Price Center for Social Innovation, University of Southern California

Linda Zhao

Linda Zhao

(Sociology, November 2020)
Thesis Title: The Children of Immigrants in Western Europe: Three Studies on Networks, Diversity, and Integration
Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Mary C. Waters, Peter V. Marsden, Alexandra A. Killewald, and Filiz Garip
Initial Placement: Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cornell Population Center, Cornell University
Current Position: Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago (effective Fall 2022)

Fangsheng Zhu

Fangsheng Zhu

(Sociology, May 2022)
Thesis Title: Education, Inequality, and Intensive Parenting in China
Committee: Orlando Patterson (Chair), Christopher Winship, Ya-Wen Lei, and Elizabeth Perry (Department of Government, Harvard University)
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, Jiangsu, China... Read more about Fangsheng Zhu