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Clarkwest

Andrew Clarkwest

(Sociology and Social Policy, November 2005)
Thesis Title: Change and Continuity in African American Marital Disruption from Reconstruction to the Present
Committee: Orlando Patterson (Chair), Christopher Jencks, David Ellwood
Initial Placement: NICHD post-doctoral fellow at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan
Current Position: Senior Associate, Abt Associates

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Oana Monica Dan

(Sociology, May 2012)
Thesis Title: Public Opinion, National Party Positions and the European Commission: Contours of the Public Sphere in the European Union
Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Michèle Lamont, and Vivien Schmidt (Boston University)
Initial Placement: Research Scientist (2012-13), Research Manager (2013-14), Manager (2014-16), Nielsen Business Media, Inc., New York, NY
Current Position: Director, Data Science, Nielsen, New York, NY

Mazen Elfakhani

(Sociology, November 2017)
Thesis Title: The Emergence of the On-Demand Economy and its Significance for Workers
Committee: Christopher Winship (Chair), Orlando Patterson, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Associate at McKinsey & Company, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Linda Eling-Lee

(Organizational Behavior, June 2005)
Thesis Title: Conspicuous Consumption: A Theory on Producers' Quality Ideals
Committee: Joel Podolny (chair), Peter V. Marsden, Kathleen L. McGinn
Current Position: Managing Director, Global Head of Research, MSCI, Private Equity International

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Jason Gabler

(Sociology, March 2007)
Thesis Title: From Captains Courageous to Captain Underpants: Children's Books as a Cultural Field in the Twentieth Century
Committee: Jason Kaufman (chair), Martin K. Whyte, Maria Tatar (Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures)
Initial Placement: Digital Producer, Minnesota Public Radio, and Writer (fiction and freelance journalism)... Read more about Jason Gabler

Katherine Morris

Katherine Ann Morris

(Sociology, May 2019)
Thesis Title: More than a Helping Hand: Personal Network Structure and Functional, Cognitive, and Emotional Health
Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, and Lisa Berkman
Initial Placement: Research Scientist, Demography and Survey Science team, Facebook
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Melanie Penny Ochoa

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Eye of the Beholder: Integrating Subjective Value into Social Organization Theory
Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Robert J. Sampson, and Michèle Lamont
Initial Position: Law Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Los Angeles, CA (2011-12); Associate, O'Melveny & Myers, LLP, Los Angeles, CA (2012-16)
Current Position: ACLU Staff Attorney, Advocacy Department, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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Lisa Haueisen Rohrer

(Organizational Behavior, November 2004)
Thesis Title: Mergers in Professional Service Firms: A Large-Scale Analysis of How Law Firm Mergers Shape Attorney Careers and the Use and Retention of Human Capital
Committee: George P. Baker, III (Chair), Rakesh Khurana, Peter V. Marsden, Ashish Nanda
Initial Placement: Senior Vice President, Sterling Research Group
Current Position: Director of Learning US, EMERITUS Institute of Management... Read more about Lisa Haueisen Rohrer