Postdoctoral Fellow

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Nathan Edward Fosse

(Sociology, May 2012)
Thesis Title: When Tomorrow is Never Promised: Drug Use, Sexual Health, and Beliefs Toward the Future Among Low-Income Emerging Adults
Committee: Michèle Lamont (chair), Kathryn Edin, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Global Scholar (postdoctoral fellow), Successful Societies Program, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Current Position: Sociologist, Division of Continuing Education, Harvard... Read more about Nathan Edward Fosse

Blythe George

Blythe Katelyn George

(Sociology & Social Policy, March 2020)
Thesis Title: Tribal Lands, Tribal Men, and Tribal Responsibilities: World Renewal Fathers with Criminal Records and Their Perceptions of Work and Fatherhood On- and Off-Reservation
Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, Mario Luis Small, and Megan Comfort (RTI)
Initial Placement: Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley (2020-21); Assistant Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences Humanities and Arts, University of California, Merced

Nina Gheihman

Nina Gheihman

(Sociology, May 2020)
Thesis Title: Veganized: How Cultural Entrepreneurs Transformed a Fringe Movement
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Bart Bonikowski, and Vanina Leschziner (University of Toronto)
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Sustainable Food Initiative at University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and Visiting Scholar in the Animal Law & Policy Program at Harvard Law School; author of How It All Vegan: The Inside Story of Icons, Informers, and Innovators Who Changed Food Forever (forthcoming in 2022, Bloomsbury Publishing USA)
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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

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Sarah Caitlin Halpern-Meekin

(Sociology & Social Policy, June 2009)
Thesis Title: A Relationship Legacy: The Intergenerational Transmission of Marriage and Divorce
Committee: Kathryn Edin (chair), William Julius Wilson, and Martin K. Whyte
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Family & Marriage Research, Bowling Green State University (2009-2010); Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Franklin & Marshall College (2010-2011); Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2011-2013)
Current Position: Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Patrick Hamm

Patrick Hamm

(Sociology, May 2012)
Thesis Title: Food Production during the Transition to Capitalism: A Comparative Political Economy of Russia and China
Committee: Martin K. Whyte (Chair), Jason Beckfield, and Ivan Szelenyi (Yale University)
Initial Placement: Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Current Position: Independent Filmmaker                                                                                             

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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

Elizabeth Hansen

Elizabeth Hansen

(Organizational Behavior, May 2019)
Thesis Title: Institutional Leadership, Innovation, and Organizational Change During Technical Transitions: A Study of Digital Transformation in Public Radio
Committee: Michael L. Tushman (Chair), Leslie Perlow, Julie Battilana, Christopher Winship, and Chris W. Anderson
Initial Placement: Research Fellow, The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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David Harding

(Sociology & Social Policy, June 2005)
Thesis Title: Why Neighborhoods Matter: Structural and Cultural Influences on Adolescents in Poor Communities
Committee: Christopher Jencks (chair), Katherine Newman, Christopher Winship, Robert J. Sampson
Initial Placement: Post-doctoral position 2005-06; Assistant Professor of Sociology and Assistant Research Scientist, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan
Current Position: Professor of Sociology, University of California Berkeley

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Hope Harvey

Hope Harvey

(Sociology & Social Policy, November 2018)
Thesis Title: Experiences of Doubling-up among American Families with Children
Committee: Alexandra A. Killewald (Co-Chair), Devah Pager (Co-Chair), Mario L. Small, and Kathryn Edin
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky; research affiliate, University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research

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Luisa L. Heredia

(Sociology, June 2008)
Thesis Title: Faith in Action: The Catholic Church and the Immigrant Rights Movement, 1980-2007
Committee: Mary C. Waters (chair), William Julius Wilson, and Jennifer Hochschild
Initial Placement: Post Doctoral Fellow, University of California Riverside; Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow of Latino Studies, Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University
Current Position: The Joanne Woodward Chair in Public Policy, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

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Nicole Arlette Hirsch

(Sociology, May 2017)
Thesis Title: Advocacy and Anti-Racism: How Institutions Shape Organizational Responses to Racially Biased Policing in France and the United States
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Lawrence D. Bobo, Tamara Kay, Patrick Simon, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Turpanjian Chair in Civil Society & Social Change Postdoctoral Fellow, Sociology Department, the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) and the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII), University of Southern California

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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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