2017/2018 Job Candidates

 

CANDIDATE   DISSERTATION TITLE   DISSERTATION COMMITTEE

 Anna Penner

 

  "Extra-Ordinary Siblings: The Early Life Course Consequences of Having a Sibling with a Disability"  

 Judith Treas (Chair), Greg Duncan, Rachel Goldberg, Kristin Turney

 Ann Fefferman

 

  "Masculinities in Reproduction: Men's Engagement in Pregnancy Prevention and Early Parenting"   Andrew Penner (Chair), Francesca Polletta, Kristin Turney, Jennifer Buher-Kane, Wendy Goldberg, Ushma Upadhyay 

Ben Gibson 

 

  "Improving Dynamic Models for Social Networks"  

Carter T. Butts (Chair), Katherine Faust, Matt Huffman, Andrew Noymer, Cynthia Lakon

 Britni Adams

  "Fathers Behind Bars: A Qualitative Examination of Father-Child Relationships During Incarceration"  

Kristen Turney (Chair), David Snow, Jodi Quas, Andrew Penner

Burrel Vann Jr 

 

  "Normalizing Substance: The Transformation of Marijuana Politics in the United States"   Edwin Amenta, David Meyer, Charles Ragin

Christine Tomlinson 

 

  "Masters of the Realm: Understanding Success and Achievement Among Women Video Games"  

Francesca Polletta (Chair), Katie Bolzendahl (Chair), Tom Boellstorff 

Cheng-Tong Wang 

 

  "Global Culture and the Changing Family: World Society, Local Context, and Cross-National Trends in Divorce and Child Marriage"   Evan Schofer (chair), Catherine Bolzendahl, David John Frank, Judy Treas

 Eulalie Laschever

 

  Opposing Movement Strategy, Critical Events, and Policy Change: How the Gun Control and Gun Rights Movements Responded to, and Capitalized on, the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting"   David S. Meyer (Chair), David Snow, Charles Ragin

John McCollum 

 

  "Transforming Nature Into Value: A Case-Study of the Palm Oil Commodity Chain in Indonesia"   David Smith (Chair), Charles Ragin, Wang Feng, Steven Topik.

 Monique Kelly

  Ideologies of Racial Mixing and Fusion in the Anglo-Caribbean: Jamaican Ethnic Oneness, Colorism, and Inequality"  

Ruben Rumbaut (co-chair), Stanley Bailey (co-chair), Francesca Polletta, and Winston James 

Nicole Shortt

  Disability Legislation and Advocacy: A Comparison of the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada  

Edwin Amenta (Chair), Charles C. Ragin, David S. Meyer, Catherine Bolzendahl

 Pablo Torres

  "Living for Mirrors: Identity Work and Class in Bodybuilding"   David Snow (Chair), Ann Hironaka, Jacob Avery, David Frank 

 Robert MacPherson

  "Neomercantilism and the Long-Term Structure of the Eurozone Crisis"   David Smith (Chair), Nina Bandelj, Charles Ragin, Judith Stepan-Norris

Rodolfo Lopez

  "The Paths and Consequences of Obtaining Political Allies in Chile"   Edwin Amenta (Co-Chair), David Snow (Co-Chair), Charles Ragin
Zaibu Tufail   "Who is in Debt? The Role of Social Class, the Welfare State and a Culture of Finance"   Nina Bandelj (Chair), Katie Bolzendahl, Matt Huffman, Katie Porter

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