Students on the Job Market

Sarah Adeyinka-Skold

Sarah Adeyinka-Skold

2013 Cohort

McNeil 266

Research Interests

Race and ethnicity, gender, family, immigration, sex and sexualities, and qualitative sociology

Faculty Advisors

Dorothy Roberts and Chenoa Flippen (Co-Chairs), Robin Leidner

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Tugce Ellialti-Köse

Tuğçe Ellialti-Köse

2008 Cohort

McNeil 327

Research Interests

Gender and Sexuality, Law and Society, Sociology of Law, Cultural Sociology, Violence against Women, Ethnography of the State, Political Sociology, Research Methods

Dissertation Title: 

Reforming the Laws: Gender, State, and Cases of Sexual Violence in Turkey

Faculty Advisors:

Robin L. Leidner (co-chair), Emily C. Hannum (co-chair), Deborah A. Thomas (Anthropology), Fatma Muge Gocek (Sociology and Women’s Studies)

 

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Jeylan Erman

2015 Cohort

McNeil 342

Research Interests

Demography, migration and adaptation, reproductive change, Europe

Dissertation Title

Three Essays on Migration and Family Change

Faculty Advisors

Chenoa Flippen (Chair), Irma T. Elo and Jere R. Behrman

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Adira Fierro-Villa

Adira Fierro-Villa

2014 Cohort

Research Interests

Sociology of education, family and social stratification, and Latin American Studies

Faculty Advisors

Hyunjoon Park, Emily Hannum, Grace Kao

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Nora Gross

Nora Gross

Core Fellow/Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston College 2014 Cohort

Research Interests

Sociology of education; race and inequality; gender (masculinity); emotion; youth culture; violence; urban sociology; visual sociology; ethnographic, qualitative, and participatory methods; documentary film

Dissertation Title

Brothers in Grief: The Stages of Grieving for a School and its Students Following Three Shooting Deaths of Black Teenage Boys

Faculty Advisors

Camille Charles and Kathleen Hall (Co-Chairs), John Jackson

External dissertation committee members: Nikki Jones and Joseph Nelson

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Phoebe Ho

Phoebe Ho

Postdoctoral Fellow

McNeil 291Read Bio

Elizabeth Jacobs

Elizabeth Jacobs

Doctoral Candidate in Sociology

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McNeil 327

Research Interests

Labor migration, return migration, global cities, immigrant incorporation

Dissertation Title

Global Gatekeepers: How institutions regulate and constrain skilled migration flows

Faculty Advisors

Emilio Parrado, Chenoa Flippen, Pilar Gonalons-Pons

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Jose Loya

Jose Loya

2014 Cohort

McNeil 313

Research Interests

Race/Ethnicity, Social Stratification, Housing, Quantitative Methodology, and Immigrant Incorporation

Dissertation Title

Social Stratification in the Housing Market Post the Great Recession 

Faculty Advisors

Chenoa Flippen, Camille Charles, Tukufu Zuberi

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Andrea Kauffman-Berry

Andrea Kauffman-Berry

2009 Cohort

McNeil 318

Research Interests

Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Organization

Faculty Advisors

Emilio Parrado, Onoso Imoagene, Tukufu Zuberi

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Francis Prior

Research Interests

Sociology of crime and punishment, urban sociology, the sociology of race and ethnicity, and the sociology of social movements

Contact: fprior@sas.upenn.edu
Personal Website: sites.google.com/site/francisbrucepriori/
Curriculum Vitae

Dissertation Title

"Afterward: Prisoner Reentry in a Street-Level Bureaucracy"

Faculty Advisors

David Grazian (chair), Dorothy Roberts, John MacDonald

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Wensong Shen

Wensong Shen

PhD Candidate, Sociology 2013 Cohort

McNeil 374

Research Interests

Social Stratification, Education, Health, Family, Children and Youth, Environment, Contemporary China, Quantitative Methods

Faculty Advisors

Emily Hannum (Chair), Paul Allison, Jason Schnittker, Xinyin Chen (Penn GSE)

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David Sorge

David Sorge

PhD Candidate, Sociology 2012 Cohort

McNeil 331

Research Interests

Conflict Escalation and De-Escalation; Social Movements; South Asia; Theory; Face-to-Face Interaction; Internal Conversation and Self-Formation

Faculty Advisors

Randall Collins, Guobin Yang, Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi (Rutgers, Dept. of Anthropology)

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