2014-15

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Jovonne Juanita Bickerstaff

(Sociology, May 2015)
Thesis Title: Together, Close, Resilient: Essays on Emotion Work Among Black Couples
Committee: Orlando Patterson (Chair), Mary C. Brinton, Christopher Winship, and Jason Beckfield
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral ​Associate for the ​​​African American History, Culture and Digital Humanities ​​(AADHum)​ initiative, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland-College Park... Read more about Jovonne Juanita Bickerstaff
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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
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Nicole M. Deterding

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2015)
Thesis Title: Start, Start Again: The College Pathways of Economically-Vulnerable Mothers
Committee: Mary C. Waters (Co-chair), Mary C. Brinton (Co-chair), and Kathryn Edin (Johns Hopkins University)
Initial Placement: National Poverty Fellow, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Current Position: Social Science Research Analyst, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services... Read more about Nicole M. Deterding

Maocan Guo

(Sociology, May 2015)
Thesis Title: 
Towards a General Theory of Education-based Inequality and Mobility: Who Wins and Loses under China's Educational Expansion, 1981-2010
Committee:
Martin K. Whyte (Chair), Christopher Winship, and Jason Beckfield

Faaiza Rashid

(Organizational Behavior, March 2015)
Thesis Title: 
Mutual Accountability and Its Influence on Team Performance
Committee: 
Amy C. Edmondson (Chair), Robin J. Ely, and Filiz Garip
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Alvaro Agustín Santana Acuña

(Sociology, November 2014)
Thesis Title: The Making of a National Cadastre (1763-1807): State Uniformization, Nature Valuation, and Organizational Change in France
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Filiz Garip, Philip Gorski (Sociology, Yale University), Patrice Higonnet (History, Harvard University), and Antoine Picon (Graduate School of Design, Harvard University)
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA... Read more about Alvaro Agustín Santana Acuña

Hsin-Chao Wu

(Sociology, November 2014)
Thesis Title: Community Building and Local Traditions in the Reform Era Rural China
Committee: Orlando Patterson (Chair), Jocelyn Viterna, and Robert P. Weller (Anthropology, Boston University)
Initial Placement: Adjunct assistant professor, Liberal Arts and Management Program (LAMP), Indiana University, Bloomington