Doctor of Philosophy

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 (beginning fall 2019)

Lydia N. Bean

(Sociology, June 2009)
Thesis Title: The Politics of Evangelical Identity in the United States and Canada
Committee: Robert Sampson (chair), Jason Kaufman, Theda Skocpol, and Nancy Ammerman
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Baylor University
Current Position: Senior Consultant, the PICO National Network

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

Jesse William Bradford

(Sociology & Social Policy, March 2009)
Thesis Title: American/Muslims: Reactive Solidarity, Identity Politics and Social Identity Formation in the Aftermath of September 11th
Committee: Mary C. Waters (chair), Christopher Winship, and Katherine S. Newman
Initial Placement: Management Consultant, McKinsey and Company, London
Current Position: Vice President, Healthcare Analytics & Delivery, McKinsey & Company, Washington, DC

Devonne Crystal Byndloss

(Sociology, November 1999)
Thesis Title: Resistance, Confrontation, and Accommodation in Two Urban School Districts: Black-Led Reform Efforts in the 1960s and 1980s
Theda Skocpol (Chair), Mary C. Waters, Kenneth Andrews
Initial Placement: Post-doc in Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Current Position: Senior Associate, K-12 Policy Area, MDRC

Stephanie Howling Cacace

(Sociology, June 2008)
Thesis Title: How Mothers Matter: The Influence of Maternal Labor Force Participation on Familial Social Capital, Education-Related Spending for Children, and Children’s Participation in Cultural and Educational Activities
Committee: Mary Brinton (chair), Annemette Sorensen, Christopher Winship
Initial Placement: Social Studies Teacher, Wellesley High School

Bayliss Camp

(Sociology, June 2003)
Thesis Title: Direct Democracy and Political Tactics: How Ballot Initiatives Increase the Competitive Dynamism of the Political Process
Theda Skocpol (Chair), David John Frank, Kenneth Andrews
Initial Placement: Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University
Current Position: Assistant Professor, California State University, Sacramento

Anmol Chaddha

(Sociology & Social Policy, March 2015)
Thesis Title: The Welfare Functions of Credit and Debt in an Era of Rising Inequality
Committee: William Julius Wilson (Chair), Lawrence D. Bobo, Bruce Western, and Jason Beckfield
Initial Placement: Hutchins Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute, Harvard University
Current Position: Policy Analyst, Regional & Community Outreach, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston