Students on the Job Market

Kennan Cepa

Kennan Cepa

2015 Cohort

McNeil 254B

Research Interests

Higher education, family, transition to adulthood, children and youth, social stratification

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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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Peter Francis Harvey

2014 Cohort PhD Candidate, NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellow 2020, Photo credit Livia Garofalo

McNeil 313

Research Interests

Culture, education, gender, race, social stratification

Faculty Advisors

Annette Lareau (Chair), Pilar Gonalons-Pons, Robin Leidner, Melissa Wilde, and Randall Collins

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Alexander Hoppe

Alexander D. Hoppe

2013 Cohort

McNeil 353

Research Interests

Work, Organizations, and Management 

Economic Sociology

Social Psychology and Microsociology 

Creative Industries 

Sociological Theory 

Globalization 

Strategy

Dissertation Title

The Social Life of Fashion: Organizational Routines and Industrial Upgrading in the Apparel Industry

Faculty Advisors

Randall Collins (Supervisor), Mauro Guillén (Chair), Robin Leidner, David Grazian

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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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Sonita Moss

Sonita Moss

2013 Cohort

McNeil 374

Research Interests

Social movements, cultural production, urban inequality

Faculty Advisors

Dorothy Roberts, Melissa Wilde

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Angie N. Ocampo

Angie N. Ocampo

2015 Cohort

McNeil 327

Research Interests

Latino immigrant incorporation to the U.S., racial/ ethnic stratification, race relations

Dissertation Title

Three Papers on the Social Incorporation of Latino Immigrants

Faculty Advisors

Chenoa Flippen, Camille Charles, Daniel Hopkins (Political Science), Michael Jones-Correa (Political Science)

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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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Haley Pilgrim

haley pilgrim

2015 Cohort

McNeil 327

Research Interests

Race/ethnicity; Social stratification; Identity formation and performance; Inter-ethnic group relations

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Megan N. Reed

Megan N. Reed

2015 Cohort

Research Interests

Social Demography, Gender, Family, Marriage, Social Stratification

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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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