PhDs on the Market

Matthew Clair

Matthew Clair

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2018 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Privilege and Punishment: Unequal Experiences of Criminal Justice
Dissertation Committee: Michèle Lamont (Co-chair), Devah Pager (Co-chair), Lawrence D. Bobo, Bart Bonikowski, and Bruce Western
Areas of Teaching/Research: Culture, Law and Society, Criminology, Race/Ethnicity, Qualitative Methods

Carl Gershenson

Carl Gershenson

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: November 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Social and Political Origins of the Business Corporation, 1788-1860
Dissertation Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Jason Beckfield, and Daniel Carpenter (Harvard-Government)
Areas of Teaching/Research: Political Sociology; Economic Sociology; Organizations; Stratification and Inequality; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Quantitative Methods

Eunsil Oh

Eunsil Oh

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2018 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Gender, Social Class, and Family in South Korea
Dissertation Committee: Mary C. Brinton (Chair), Alexandra Killewald, Jocelyn Viterna, and Paul Chang
Areas of Teaching/Research: Gender, social class, work and family, social policy, qualitative and mixed methods, East Asia… Read more about Eunsil Oh

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Dan Schrage

Dan Schrage

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: November 2017 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: The Spatial Organization of Racial Inequality in Urban Labor Markets
Dissertation Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Devah Pager, and Christopher Winship
Research Interests: Racial inequality; labor-market inequality; urban spatial structure; quantitative methods
Teaching Interests: Stratification and inequality; quantitative methods; organizations; economic sociology; causal inference; spatial analysis
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Nathan Wilmers

Nathan Wilmers

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2018 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: The Role of Employers in Rising Wage Inequality
Dissertation Committee: Bruce Western (Chair), Frank Dobbin, and Alexandra Killewald
Areas of Teaching/Research: Gender, Wage and earnings inequality, economic sociology, the sociology of labor and labor unions and sociological theory

Letian Zhang

Letian Zhang

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2018 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Understanding the Impact of Organizational Diversity in Institutional Contexts
Dissertation Committee: Frank Dobbin (co-chair), Alexandra Killewald (co-chair), Elena Obukhova, and Nancy DiTomaso
Research Interests: Organizational theory; Economic sociology; Diversity and inequality; Financial markets; Organizational Status; Evaluation and Performance; Chinese management
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