Ph.D.s On the Job Market
Katherine McFarland Bruce
Dissertation Title: "Cultural Contestation and Community Building at LGBT Pride Parades."
Dissertation Chair: Andrew J. Perrin
Areas of Interest: U.S. Political Culture, Social Movements, Mass Media, Gender and Sexuality, Social Theory
Dissertation Title: "Three Studies on the Determinants and Consequences of Poverty"
Dissertation Chair: Arne Kalleberg
Jonathan (JD) Daw
Dissertation Title: "The Origins of Inequality in the Kidney Transplantation System"
Dissertation Chair: Ted Mouw
Areas of Interest: Biodemography, Health and Health Disparities, Inequality, Quantitative Research Methods
Dissertation Title: "Some Sort of Larger Force at Work": Meanings and Implications of Genetics for women with Eating Disorders."
Dissertation Chairs: Peggy Thoits and Andrew Perrin
Areas of Interest: Culture, Social Psychology, Genetics and Society, Medical Sociology
Dissertation Title: "Understanding How Economic and Ideational Factors Combine to Influence the Timing of Marriage."
Dissertation Chair: Lisa D. Pearce
Areas of Interest: Social Demography, Family, Gene and Environment
Interaction, Stratification, and Quantitative Methods
Dissertation Title: "Workers’ Evaluations of Risk in the Context of Welfare Production Regimes"
Dissertation Chair: Arne Kalleberg
Areas of Interest: Work and Occupations; Social Psychology; Political Sociology
Dissertation Title: "Three Genetically Informed Sociological Studies on Improving Survey Data Quality, Delinquency, and Religiosity"
Dissertation Chair: Guang Guo
Areas of Interest: Integrating Genetics into Sociological Studies, Delinquency and Crime, Health, Social Demography, Quantitative Methods
Dissertation Title: "Understanding the Role of Identity in Black Gay Men's Religious Choice & Participation"
Dissertation Chair: Karolyn Tyson
Areas of Interest: Race/Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality, Religion, Health, HIV/AIDS
Dissertation Title: "Modeling Cumulative Effects, Democratization, Economic Development, and Inequality in Less Developed Nations"
Dissertation Chair: Ken Bollen
Areas of Interest: Quantitative Methods, Global Development and Inequality, Social Epidemiology, Cross-National Research
Dissertation Title: "The Study of Peer Influences Using Experimental Design Methodology."
Dissertation Chair: Francois Nielsen
Areas of Interest: Stratification and Inequality, Survey Methodology, Genetics, Macrosociology, Economic Sociology
J Micah Roos
Dissertation Title: "Knowledge, Science, and Religion in the United States: An analysis of factors that contribute to acceptance and rejection of contested knowledge at the intersection of science and religion."
Dissertation Chairs: Kenneth Bollen and Andrew Perrin
Areas of Interest: Science, Religion, Culture, Quantitative Methods (measurement/SEM)
Dissertation Title: "Three Essays on Social Networks and Demographic Change"
Dissertation Chair: Barbara Entwisle
Areas of Interest: Social Networks, Demography, Quantitative Methods
Dissertation Title: "Correlates and Contexts of Sexual Infidelity in American Adults"
Dissertation Chair: Kathleen Mullan Harris
Areas of Interest: Health, Fertility, Family, Demography, Casual Inference, Bio-Social Interplay
Dissertation Title: "Inequality at Work: Gender and Class Disparities in the Careers of Library and Information Science Graduates"
Dissertation Chair: Victor W. Marshall
Areas of Interest: Work, Inequality and Social Stratification, Aging and the Life Course
Dissertation Title: "Structuration of Social Inequality: Explaining Diverging Pathways of Entrepreneurs and Their New Ventures"
Dissertation Chair: Howard E. Aldrich
Areas of Interest: Entrepreneurship, Organizations, Economic sociology, Social inequality, Quantitative methods