Research Institution


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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Jacqueline Olga Cooke-Rivers

(African & African-American Studies/Sociology, November 2014)
Thesis Title: On the Nature of Cultural Capital: The Reinforcing Influence of Non-Elite Forms
Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Lawrence D. Bobo, Orlando Patterson, and Christopher Winship
Initial Placement: Executive Director, Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies; Lecturer in African & African-American Studies, Harvard University... Read more about Jacqueline Olga Cooke-Rivers

Chunping Han

(Sociology, June 2009)
Thesis Title: Rural-Urban Cleavages in Perceptions of Inequality in Contemporary China
Committee: Martin K. Whyte (chair), Christopher Winship, and Christopher Jencks
Initial Placement: Assistant professor, Sociology & Anthropology, University of Texas at Arlington; Visiting Scholar, Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC), Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
Current Position: Senior Research Analyst, CREDO, Stanford University

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Elisabeth Jacobs

(Sociology, June 2008)
Thesis Title: Family Economic Insecurity in the United States
Committee: Christopher Jencks (chair), Theda Skocpol, William Julius Wilson, Katherine Newman
Initial Placement: American Sociological Association Congressional Fellow (with the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension/Senator Kennedy)
Current Position: Senior Director for Family Economic Security at the Center for Equitable Growth
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Charlotte Lloyd

Charlotte Lloyd

(Sociology, November 2019)
Thesis Title: Managing Indigeneity, Cultivating Citizens: Reconciliation Action Plans in Australian Organizations
Committee: Jocelyn Viterna (Chair), Bart Bonikowski, and Michèle Lamont
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow in the Weatherhead Scholars Program and coordinator of the Weatherhead Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion for 2019-2020, Weatherhead Center for International Studies, Harvard University
Current Position: Senior Analyst, Abt Associates, Inc.


Shelley McDonough Kimelberg

(Sociology, June 2007)
Thesis Title: Risky Business: An Examination of Firm Location Decisions and Their Implications for Inner Cities
Committee: Christopher Winship (Chair), Katherine Newman, Christopher Jencks
Current Position: Director, Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Degree Program, University of Buffalo