Graduate Students on the Job Market

Research Interests
Social Hierarchies, Race, Organizational Behavior, Policing, Intersectionality
Dissertation Title:
The Impact of Police Violence on Social Identity and Intergroup Relations in Black-White Interracial Relationships
Dissertation Committee:
Dr. Christopher Muller (Chair), Dr. Tianna Paschel, Dr. David Harding, Dr. Erin Kerrison
Research Interests
Labor Markets, Work, Social Stratification and Inequality, Economic Sociology, Quantitative Methods
Dissertation Title:
Geographic and Historical Variation in Labor Market Structures: Consequences for Career Earnings Mobility and Inequality
Dissertation Committee:
Neil Fligstein (chair), David Card, Heather Haveman, Daniel Schneider
Research Interests
medical sociology, comparative historical sociology, bioethics, pedagogy, labor
Dissertation Title:
From Quackery to Emergency:
Expertise and the Making of Eugenics
Dissertation Committee:
Christopher Muller, Armando Lara-Millán, Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Osagie Obasogie (Public Health)
Research Interests
immigration, life course and aging, race and ethnicity, family, education, and Latinx sociology
Dissertation Title:
Becoming Invisible: Aging and Stratification for Older Immigrants in the United States and Mexico
Dissertation Committee:
Irene Bloemraad (co-chair)
Cybelle Fox (co-chair)
Lisa García Bedolla (Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division)
G. Cristina Mora
Daniel Schneider (Harvard Kennedy School)
Research Interests
Politics, Media, Racism, Theory, Digital Studies
Dissertation Title:
The 1619 Panic
Dissertation Committee:
Michael Burawoy, Marion Fourcade, Kim Voss, Rodney Benson (NYU), Wendy Brown (Political Science)
Research Interests
Social policy, health and medicine, family, race and gender, maternal and child welfare
Dissertation Title:
Punitive Protection: The Transformation of Child Welfare and Perinatal Regulation
Dissertation Committee:
Cybelle Fox (Chair), Calvin Morrill (Sociology and Law), Ann Swidler, Raka Ray, Jill Duerr Berrick (Social Work)
Research Interests
Race, ethnicity, gender, immigration, sexuality, and aging
Dissertation Title:
“Racializing Desire: Race Making Among Intermarried Asian and White American Spouses”
Dissertation Committee:
Cybelle Fox (co-chair), Raka Ray (co-chair), G. Cristina Mora, and Leslie Salzinger
Research Interests
International migration, race and ethnicity, national identities, state-building, ethnographic methods, Latin America.
Dissertation Title:
Who is Afrodescendant? Classification Struggles and Legal Recognition in Argentina and Chile
Dissertation Committee:
Mara Loveman (chair), Irene Bloemraad, Tianna Paschel, David Cook-Martin, Calvin Morrill
Research Interests
Immigration, Health, Inequality, Mexico
Research Interests
Race and Ethnicity, Racial Attitudes, Quantitative Methods, Social Psychology, Political Sociology, Gender
Dissertation Title:
The Social Roots of Implicit Racial Bias
Dissertation Committee:
Sandra Susan Smith (co-chair, Harvard Kennedy School)
David J. Harding (co-chair)
Cybelle Fox
Jack Glaser (Goldman School of Public Policy)
Research Interests
Gender, Law and Society, Medical Sociology, Social Movement
Dissertation Title:
The making of agentic vulnerability: The legal and medical construction of rape victims' injuries in South Korea
Dissertation Committee:
John Lie, Kim Voss (Co-chairs), Yan Long, Cihan Tugal, and Laura Nelson (Gender and Women’s Studies)
Research Interests
social theory, political sociology, law/legal professionals, punishment and inequality, race and ethnicity, work, global/transnational sociology, Latin America
Dissertation Title:
Public Defenders At Work: Challenging & Legitimizing State Violence in Brazil’s Penal Courts
Dissertation Committee:
Loïc Wacquant (Chair), Mara Loveman, Jonathan Simon (Law)
Research Interests
Gender, Political Sociology
Dissertation Title:
Love in War? The Strategic Use of Intimacy in Armed Conflict
Research Interests
Sociology of Work, Organizational Theory, Computational Text Analysis, Quantitative Methods
Dissertation Title:
Relational Evaluations: How Frontline Foodservice and Retail Workers Use Workplace Relationships to Evaluate Their Jobs
Dissertation Committee:
Kim Voss (Chair), Daniel Schneider (Harvard Kennedy School), Neil Fligstein, David Bamman (Information School)
Research Interests
International Migration; Latinx Sociology; Social Policy; Gender and Sexuality; Work; Law & Society
Dissertation Title:
The Promise, Progress, and Pitfalls of Lawful Permanent Residency
Dissertation Committee:
Irene Bloemraad, Cybelle Fox, Kim Voss, Lisa García-Bedolla
Research Interests
Global & Transnational Sociology, Sociology of Statistics, Sociology of Expertise, Public Policy and Sociology of Corruption.
Dissertation Title:
Manufacturing Corruption: A Genealogy of the Corruption Perception Index
Dissertation Committee:
Marion Fourcade (Chair), Mara Loveman, Laura Enriquez