PhDs on the Market

Yanhua Bird

Yanhua Zhou Bird

(Organizational Behavior)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)

Dissertation Topic: Strategic Downward Selection: Evidence from a Peer-to-peer Platform Market
Dissertation Committee: 
Julie Battilana (Chair), Ya-Wen Lei, Christopher Marquis, and Michael W. Toffel
Research Interests: entrepreneurship and social innovation, corporate non-market strategy and sustainability, organizational theory and economic sociology
Teaching Interests: strategic management, entrepreneurship and social innovation, business sustainability, emerging market

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Anny Fenton

Anny Tazio Fenton

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2019
Dissertation Title: Sex and the Pediatrician's Office: Using the HPV Vaccine to Explore How Sexuality Shapes Healthcare Experiences and Medical Decision Making
Dissertation Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, and Tey Meadow
Research/Teaching Interests: Medical Sociology, Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Families, Inequality, Science & Technology Studies, Culture, Healthcare, Social Policy, Mixed Methods
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation, Maine Medical Center Research Institute... Read more about Anny Tazio Fenton

Kelley Fong

Kelley Fong

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Child Protective Services and Families Facing Adversity
Dissertation Committee: Bruce Western (Chair), Robert J. Sampson, Jocelyn Viterna, and William Julius Wilson
Research/Teaching Interests: Poverty and inequality; social policy; children, youth, and families; sociology of education; deviance and social control; qualitative and mixed methods
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Blythe George

Blythe George

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: “Jobbing It” On & Off-Reservation: How Tribal Fathers with Criminal Records Find Work
Dissertation Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Mario L. Small, Alexandra A. Killewald, and Megan Comfort
Research/Teaching Interests: Tribal communities; Unemployment; Prisoner Reentry; Concentrated Disadvantage; Rural Poverty; Neighborhood Effects; Qualitative Methods; Database Creation & Management; Social Policy; Urban Sociology; Race & Ethnicity; Contemporary Theory

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Hope Harvey

Hope Harvey

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: November 2018
Dissertation Title: Experiences of Doubling-up among American Families with Children
Dissertation Committee: Alexandra A. Killewald (Co-Chair), Devah Pager (Co-Chair), Mario L. Small, and Kathryn Edin
Research/Teaching Interests: Poverty, Family, Housing and Neighborhoods, Social Support, Social Policy, Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods

Charlotte Lloyd

Charlotte J. Lloyd

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: November 2019 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Managing Indigeneity, Cultivating Citizens: Reconciliation Action Plans in Australian Organizations
Dissertation Committee: Jocelyn Viterna (Chair), Bart Bonikowski, and Michèle Lamont
Research Interests: Citizenship, reconciliation and transitional justice, recognition, diversity and multiculturalism in workplaces and organizations, transnational development, intimacy and sex work, text mining and analytics, mixed methods
Teaching Interests: Research methods, computational social science (big data), cultural and political sociology, sociology of human rights development, sociology of gender and intimacy, sociology of organizations and work... Read more about Charlotte J. Lloyd

Robert Manduca

Robert Manduca

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Social Structure, Space, and the Dynamics of Income Inequality
Dissertation Committee: Robert J. Sampson (Chair), Mario L. Small, and Jason Beckfield
Research/Teaching Interests: Inequality, urban sociology, social mobility, domestic migration, poverty, regional economic development, quantitative methods, spatial analysis

Jonathan J.B. Mijs

Jonathan Jan Benjamin Mijs

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2017
Dissertation Title: Institutions as Inferential Spaces: How People Learn About Inequality
Dissertation Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Lawrence D. Bobo, and Devah Pager
Research/Teaching Interests: Stratification (mobility, education), Political Sociology (inequality beliefs, populism), Theory (meritocracy, social inference), Research Design... Read more about Jonathan Jan Benjamin Mijs

Miguel Quintana Navarrete

Miguel Quintana Navarrete

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Individual and Community Responses to Armed Conflict: The Case of the Mexican 'War on Organized Crime'
Dissertation Committee: Robert J. Sampson (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, and Jocelyn Viterna
Research Interests: Neighborhood effects; armed conflict and crime in Latin America; criminal justice and sentencing in Latin America; political discourse and crime
Teaching Interests: Sociological and criminological theory; sociology of law; political sociology; urban sociology; criminal justice in Latin America; research design and statistics 
Jared Schachner

Jared Schachner

(Sociology & Social Policy)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Structural and Skill-Based Sorting into Neighborhoods and Schools"
Dissertation Committee: Robert J. Sampson (Chair), Alexandra A. Killewald, and Christopher Jencks
Research/Teaching Interests: Urban sociology, inequality, sociology of education, social policy, spatial analysis, quantitative methods
Linda Zhao

Linda Zhao

(Sociology)
Ph.D. Date: May 2020 (Expected)
Dissertation Topic: Three Studies of Consolidation: Implications for Homophily, Intergroup Relations, and Social Stratification
Dissertation Committee: Jason Beckfield (Chair), Filiz Garip, Alexandra A. Killewald, and Peter V. Marsden
Research/Teaching Interests: Networks, quantitative methods, computational sociology, race/ethnicity, intergroup relations, social demography, stratification, neighborhoods, social determinants of health
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