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

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 Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research, Princeton, New Jersey

Freda B. Lynn

(Sociology, March 2006)
Thesis Title: Quality Uncertainty and Professional Status: A Study of Mathematicians and Economists
Committee: Peter V. Marsden (Chair), Annemette Sørensen, Joel Podolny, and David Gibson
Initial Placement: Post-doctoral fellow, Michigan State University
Current Position: Assistant Professor, The University of Iowa, Iowa city, Iowa