Christopher Andrew Bail

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Terrified: Fringe Movements, Emotions, and Islam, 2001-2008
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Orlando Patterson, Jocelyn Viterna, Mary C. Waters, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy, University of Michigan (2011-2013); Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC (2013-2015)
Current Position: Professor of Sociology, Public Policy, and Data Science, Duke University, Durham, NC... Read more about Christopher Andrew Bail


Jeffrey Steven Denis

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Canadian Apartheid: Boundaries and Bridges in Aboriginal-White Relations
Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Mary C. Waters, Michèle Lamont, Lawrence D. Bobo, and Frederic Wien (Dalhousie University)
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, and Associate Professor, Social Psychology Program, Department of Social Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada... Read more about Jeffrey Steven Denis


Corina Graif

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Mobility in Isolation: Neighborhood Effects, Spatial Embeddedness, and Inequality in the Migration Pathways of the Urban Poor
Committee: Robert Sampson (Chair), Mary C. Waters, Christopher Winship, Peter Marsden, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2011-2013)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, and Research Associate, Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University... Read more about Corina Graif


Seth Donal Hannah

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Clinical Care in Environments of Hyperdiversity: Race, Culture, and Ethnicity in a Post Pentad World 
Committee: Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good (Chair), Christopher Winship, and David Laurence Ager
Initial Placement: Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University (2011-2014); Postdoctoral Associate, Program in Global Health and Medical Humanities, and Instructor, Department of Anthropology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2014-2016)
Current Position: Lecturer in Sociology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


Onoso Ikphemi Imoagene

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: The Second Generation in the U.S. and U.K.: Identity Work Among Adults of Nigerian Descent 
Committee: Mary C. Waters (Chair), Christopher Winship, and Orlando Patterson
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Sociology Department, University of Pennsylvania                                          Current Placement: Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, New York University, Abu Dhabi

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Simone Ispa-Landa

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: The Wealth of Our Neighbors: School Racial Integration as a Gendered Process 
Committee: Orlando Patterson (Chair), Robert J. Sampson, William Julius Wilson, and Christopher Winship
Initial Placement: Post Doctoral Fellow, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy and Sociology, Northwestern University

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Amanda Ruth Merryman

(Organizational Behavior, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Mutiny in the Workplace: When Leaders Are Challenged From Within
Committee: Joshua Margolis (Chair), Amy C. Edmondson, Peter V. Marsden, and Christopher Winship
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Organization Studies, Business, Organizations, and Society, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
Current Position: Assistant Teaching Professor of Business Administration, Penn State School of Business Administration, Harrisburg... Read more about Amanda Ruth Merryman


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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Jennifer Sykes

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2011)
Thesis Title: Paychecks and Parenting: Taxes, Symbolic Spending, and Child Expenditures Among Low-Income Working Parents
Committee: Christopher Jencks (Chair), Kathryn Edin, and Christopher Winship
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, School of Public Policy, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Current PositionAssistant Professor, Social Relations and Policy, James Madison College at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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Audrey Alforque Thomas

(Sociology, May 2011)
Thesis Title: The Black College Experience: Immigrant and Native Black Students on Campus
Committee: Mary C. Waters (Chair), Orlando Patterson, Prudence L. Carter (Stanford), and Christopher N. Avery (Harvard Kennedy School)
Initial Placement: Post Doctoral Fellow, NUI Galway, Ireland
Current Position: Institutional Research Analyst, Planning & Analysis Office, Office of Institutional Research, University of California, Berkeley