2009-10

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Mark Pachucki

(Sociology, May 2010)
Thesis Title: A ‘Taste’ for Tastes: Social Influence, Food Choice, and Health Behaviors in a Social Network
Committee: Nicholas A. Christakis (chair), Michèle Lamont, and Filiz Garip
Initial Placement: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar at the University of California, San Francisco & Berkeley (2010-2012); Senior Scientist, the Mongan Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Affiliated Faculty at the MGH Center for Child & Adolescent Health, Research and Policy; and Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (2013-2015)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst as Assistant... Read more about Mark Pachucki

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Sabrina Pendergrass

(Sociology, May 2010)
Thesis Title: Making Moves: Place, Culture, and Stratification in African American Reverse Migration to the Urban South
Committee: Michèle Lamont (chair), William Julius Wilson, and Prudence Carter
Initial Placement: Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, Duke University
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Carter G. Woodson Institute of African American and African Studies, University of Virginia... Read more about Sabrina Pendergrass

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Graziella Moraes Dias da Silva

(Sociology, May 2010)
Thesis Title: Re-making Class, Race, and Nation: Black Professionals in Brazil and South Africa
Committee: Michèle Lamont (chair), William Julius Wilson, Prudence Carter, and Edward Telles
Initial Placement: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Inequality (Núcleo Interdisciplinar de Estudos sobre Desigualdade), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Associate professor of Sociology and Research Associate of the interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Inequality (NIED) UFRJ
Current Position: Associate Professor, Anthropology and Sociology of Development, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Switzerland... Read more about Graziella Moraes Dias da Silva

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Laura Tach

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2010)
Thesis Title: Beyond Concentrated Poverty: The Social and Temporal Dynamics of Mixed-Income Neighborhoods
Committee: Christopher Jencks (chair), Kathryn Edin, and Robert J. Sampson
Initial Placement: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, the University of Pennsylvania
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University... Read more about Laura Tach