Doctor of Philosophy

Laura Adler

Laura Kremen Adler

(Sociology, May 2022)
Thesis Title: From the Job's Worth to the Person's Price: Pay-Setting, Gender Inequality, and the Changing Understanding of Fair Pay
Committee: Frank Dobbin (Chair), Michèle Lamont, Jason Beckfield, Peter V. Marsden, and David Pedulla
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Yale School of Management (effective Fall 2022)

Asad L. Asad

(Sociology, May 2017)
Thesis Title: Reconsidering Immigrant Illegality: How Immigrants Perceive the Risk of Immigration Law and Enforcement
Committee: Mary C. Waters (Chair), Filiz Garip, Mario L. Small, and William Julius Wilson
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Inequality, Cornell University (2017-2019); Assistant Professor of Sociology and a faculty affiliate of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University

Stefan Beljean

Stefan Beljean

(Sociology, November 2019)
Thesis Title: The Pressures of Status Reproduction: Upper-Middle-Class Youth and the Transition to Higher Education in Germany and the United States
Committee: Michèle Lamont (Chair), Jason Beckfield, Jal Mehta, and Michael Sauder
Initial Placement: Postdoctoral Fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin, Germany
Current Position: https://www.soz.uni-heidelberg.de/stefan-beljean-eng/
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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
Current Position: Senior Program Officer for Higher Education Initiatives, American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), Washington, DC... Read more about Jovonne Juanita Bickerstaff
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Deirdre Bloome

(Sociology & Social Policy, May 2014)
Thesis Title: Essays on Economic Mobility and Inequality in the United States
Committee: Bruce Western (Chair), Christopher Jencks, William Julius Wilson, and Jason Beckfield
Initial Placement: Assistant professor of Sociology/faculty associate at the Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center, University of Michigan
Current Position: Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
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Ahmmad Brown

Ahmmad Allan Brown

(Organizational Behavior, May 2022)
Thesis Title: Three Papers on Black Student Well-being in HWCUs: Social Capital, Belonging, and Identity
Committee: Frank Dobbin (Co-Chair), Lakshmi Ramarajan (Co-Chair), and Alexandra Feldberg
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Instruction, School of Education & Social Policy, Northwestern University (effective Fall 2022)