PhDs on the Job Market

Gordon

Gordon Douglas

Dissertation Title: Do-It-Yourself Urban Design: Inequality, Privilege, and Creative Transgression in the Help-Yourself City
Dissertation Chair: Mario L. Small
Research Interests: Urban Studies, Culture, Social Theory, Urban Policy, Planning & Development
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David

David Martin Ferguson

Dissertation Title: The Sociological Construction of Race in the Jim Crow South 1920-1945
Dissertation Chair: Andrew Abbott
Research Interests: Race and Ethnicity, Historical Sociology, Sociology of Knowledge
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James

James Iveniuk

Dissertation Title: Social Relationships, Positivity and Personality in Older Adulthood
Dissertation Chair: Kathleen A. Cagney
Research Interests: Sociology of Health, Social Networks, Personality Traits, Urban Sociology, Marriage and Family, Aging and the Life Course, Sexual Behavior
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Elizabeth Emelene Jefferis

Dissertation Title: Urban Cultural Conflict and Community Identity
Dissertation Chair: Edward Laumann
Research Interests: Urban Communities, Politics, and Policy; Formal Organizations; Culture; Qualitative Methods; Stratification: Race, Ethnicity and Class; Human-Animal Interaction
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Naeyun Lee

Dissertation Title: Who Belongs to the Nation?: How Individuals, Institutions  and States Reshape the Boundaries of Citizenship
Dissertation Chair: Andrew Abbott
Research Interests: Political Sociology, International Migration, Nations and Nationalism, Law and Society, East Asia, Quantitative Methods
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David

Jean Yen-Chun Lin

Dissertation Title: The Dynamics of Grassroots Environmental Protests in China: State-Leader Relationships and Movement Trajectories
Dissertation Chair: Dingxin Zhao
Research Interests: Social movements (Environmental, Labor, Transnational), Comparative Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Leadership and Organizations
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Muh-Chung Lin

Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Remarriage
Dissertation Chair: Linda J. Waite
Research Interests: Marriage and the Family, Social Demography, Aging and the Life Course, Social Networks, Quantitative Methodology/Causal Inference, and Sexualities
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Abigail Ocobock

Dissertation Title: The Institutionalization of Same-Sex Marriage: Gay Men and Lesbians’ Relationships in a New Institutional Context
Dissertation Chair: Kristen Schilt
Research Interests: Family, Gender, Sexualities, Qualitative Research Methods
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Sam

Samuel Perry

Dissertation Title: Defend the Orphan: Family, Culture, and Activism in the Evangelical Orphan Care Movement
Dissertation Chair: Omar McRoberts
Research Interests: Families, Culture/Religion, Race, Gender/Sexuality, Inequality, Social Movements
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David Schalliol

Dissertation Title: This is Still Our Neighborhood: How Social Processes Produce Disorder and its Abatement
Dissertation Chair: Richard Taub
Research Interests: Urban Sociology, Stratification, Criminology, Visual Sociology, Education
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David

Alicia VandeVusse

Dissertation Title: Assisted Reproduction in Germany and the United States: Regulating the Family and Negotiating Conceptions
Dissertation Chair: Kristen Schilt
Research Interests: Family Sociology, Medical Sociology, Gender and Sexualities, Qualitative Methods
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