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

Katherine Jessica Drake Czehut

(Sociology, November 2012)
Thesis Title: The Achievement Gap, Revisited: An Empirical Assessment of What We Can Learn from East Asian Education
Committee: Mary C. Brinton (Chair), Peter V. Marsden, and Jason Beckfield
Initial Placement: Strategic Data Project Fellow, Director of Research and Evaluation, ROADS Charter High Schools, New York, NY
Current Position: Director, New Jersey Department of Education... Read more about Katherine Jessica Drake Czehut


Oana Monica Dan

(Sociology, May 2012)
Thesis Title: Public Opinion, National Party Positions and the European Commission: Contours of the Public Sphere in the European Union
Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Michèle Lamont, and Vivien Schmidt (Boston University)
Initial Placement: Research Scientist (2012-13), Research Manager (2013-14), Manager (2014-16), Nielsen Business Media, Inc., New York, NY
Current Position: Director, Data Science, Nielsen, New York, NY


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