Ph.D. Job Market Candidates


Thomas Crosbie

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Areas of ConcentrationPolitical Sociology, Military Sociology, Civil-Military Relations, Cultural Sociology, Security Studies, Mass Media and Communication. 

Dissertation Title: “Managed Autonomy? The Political Strategy and Public Affairs of the US Army since the Vietnam War”

Education: PhD. expected 2014; M.Phil., M.A., Yale University; M.A. La Trobe University; B.A. (Hons) Memorial University of Newfoundland

Alison Gerber

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Areas of Concentration: Economic Sociology; Work and Organizations; Cultural Sociology; Sociological Theory; Qualitative Methods; Sociology of the Arts and Popular Culture; Sex and Gender; Medical Sociology

Dissertation Title: ”Art Work?: Employment, Markets, and Valuation in the Visual Arts”

Education: PhD expected 2014; MPhil, MA, Yale University; Critical Studies, Malmö Art Academy/Lund University; BFA, BA University of Minnesota - Twin Cities 

Joseph Klett

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Areas of Concentration: Organizational Ethnography, Science & Technology Studies, Social Theory

Dissertation Title: ”The Social Life of Noise”

Education: B.A. Sociology, with a minor in music (UCSD); M.A. & M.Phil. Sociology (Yale)


Carolyn Ly

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Areas of Concentration: Culture; Race and Ethnicity; Organizations, Occupations, and Work; Community and Urban Sociology; Social Psychology/Microsociology; Ethnography; Qualitative Methods. 

Education: B.A. Sociology, summa cum laude (Hunter College, City University of New York); Phi Beta Kappa; M.A. Sociology, Yale University; M.Phil. Sociology, Yale University