2017-18

Monica Clarice Bell

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2018)
Thesis Title: Essays on Policing, Legal Estrangement & Urban Marginality
Committee: Bruce Western (Chair), Michèle Lamont, Robert J. Sampson, and Matthew Desmond (Princeton)
Initial Placement:
Associate Professor, Yale Law School

Mazen Elfakhani

(Sociology, November 2017)
Thesis Title: The Emergence of the On-Demand Economy and its Significance for Workers
Committee: Christopher Winship (Chair), Orlando Patterson, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Associate at McKinsey & Company, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dong-Ju Lee

(Sociology, May 2018)
Thesis Title: Treaties, Networks, and the Institutionalization of Reproductive Policies in the World, 1919-2014 
Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Mary C. Brinton, and Jason Beckfield
Initial Placement: University Tutor, Macquarie University

Jundai Liu

(Sociology, May 2018)
Thesis Title: Communal Organization and Civic Solidarity: Political Participation in Guarding Rural Collective Land Rights in Contemporary China
Committee: Martin K. Whyte (Chair), Mary C. Brinton, and Elizabeth J. Perry
Initial Placement: Research Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School (2018-19)
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan (beginning September 2019)
Eunsil Oh

Eunsil Oh

(Sociology, May 2018)
Thesis Title: Defining Female Achievement: Gender, Class, and Work in Contemporary Korea
Committee: Mary C. Brinton (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, Paul Y. Chang, and Jocelyn Viterna
Initial Placement: Lecturer on Sociology, Sociology Department, Harvard University (Fall 2018); Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Social Development Studies, Yonsei University (Spring 2019)
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology of Contemporary Korea, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (beginning Fall 2019)