Recent Placements

The doctoral program in sociology prepares students for careers in research and teaching. While most of our graduates teach in colleges and universities, others hold research appointments in government agencies, medical and mental health centers, consulting firms, or other non-profit or research settings.

Demar Lewis - PhD 2023, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland

Stephane Andrade - PhD 2023, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Vassar College

Jeffrey Sachs, PhD 2023, Postdoctoral Fellow, U.S. Forest Service

Patrice Collins, PhD 2022, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University 

Kalisha Dessources Figures, PhD 2022, Special Assistant to the President for Gender Policy, The White House

Dana Hayward, PhD 2022, Assessment Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University 

Sarah Brothers, PhD 2021, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Pennsylvania State University

Tony Cheng, PhD 2021, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, and Sociology, University of California - Irvine

Navin Kumar, PhD 2021, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale School of Medicine

Thomas Lyttleton, PhD 2021, Postdoctoral Fellow, Copenhagen Business School

Philip McHarris, PhD 2021, Assistant Professor, Department of Black Studies, University of Rochester

Huseyin Rasit, PhD 2021, Associate Professor of Sociology, Ritsumeikan University

Margaret Traeger, PhD 2021, Assistant Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations, Notre Dame

Roger Baumann, PhD 2020, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Hope College

Esther Chan, PhD 2020, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Denise Lim, PhD 2020, Postdoctoral Fellow, African Collections Project, Stanford University

Mustafa Yavas, PhD 2020, Postdoctoral Associate, Social Sciences Division, NYU-Abu Dhabi

Inkwan Chung, PhD 2019, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Sociology, Soongsil University, South Korea

Till Hilmar, PhD 2019, Academic Researcher, Bremen University

Javed Jaghai, PhD 2019, Data Scientist, Fraym

Todd Madigan, PhD 2019, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

Nicholas Occhiuto, PhD 2019, Assistant Professor of Management, Emlyon Business School

Candas Pinar, PhD 2019, Assistant Professor of Sociology, St. Michael’s College

Celene Reynolds, PhD 2019, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Indiana University

Hirokazu Shirado, PhD 2019, Assistant Professor in Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Elizabeth Becker, PhD 2018, Freigeist Fellow and Assistant Professor, Max Weber Institute of Sociology, University of Heidelberg

Isabel Jijon, PhD 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale Fox Fellowships

William McMillan, PhD 2018, Market Researcher, Haynes and Co, Houston

Michael Sierra-Arevalo, PhD 2018, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Texas-Austin

Sara Bastomski, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute, Washington, DC

Sorcha Brophy, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University

Seongsoo Choi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Sungkyunkwan University

Thomas Crosbie, PhD, Associate Professor, Royal Danish Defence College

Jonathan Endelman, PhD, Financing Management Group, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Alison Gerber, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Lund University

Jeff Guhin, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA

Matthew Lawrence, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Middlebury College

Angela Onwuachi-Willig, PhD, Dean and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law

Kristin Plys, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto

Elizabeth Roberto, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Rice University

Yingyao Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia

Xiaohong Xu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan

Michael Yarbrough, PhD, Associate Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Shai Dromi, PhD,  Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Harvard University