Recent Placements of Graduates


2013-2014 Academic Year

Congratulations to our graduates!

Yousef Baker, Assistant Professor, International Studies Program at CSU Long  Beach
2006 Cohort, PhD Summer 2014
Chair: W.I. Robinson

Michael Bourgeois, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, CSU Channel Islands
PhD Spring 2013
Chairs: Verta Taylor & Noah Friedkin

Jerry Flores, UC President's Posdoctoral Research Fellow, UCSF
2009 Cohort, PhD Spring 2014
Chairs: Nikki Jones & Denise Segura

Alexandra Hendley, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Political Science & Sociology, Murray State University, KY
2007 Cohort, PhD Summer 2014
Chair: Maria Charles

Christina Jackson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Gettysburg College
2007 Cohort, PhD Summer 2014 (exp.)
Chairs: Nikki Jones & George Lipsitz

Melissa MacDonald, Assistant Professor of Sociology, American International College, Springfield, Massachusetts
2009 Cohort, PhD Summer 2014 (exp.)
Chair: F. Winddance Twine

Alexis McCurn, Assistant Professor of Sociology, CSU Dominguez Hills
2005 Cohort, PhD Summer 2013
Chairs: Nikki Jones & Sarah Fenstermaker

Erik Nielsen, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Sonoma State University 
2007 Cohort, PhD Summer 2014
Chair: Richard Appelbaum

Cesar Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Criminology and Justice Program, CSU San Marcos
2006 Cohort, PhD Summer 2014
Chair: W.I. Robinson

Rebecca Romo, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Santa Monica College
2005 Cohort, PhD Fall 2011
Co-Chairs: G. Reginald Daniel & Denise Segura

2012-2013 Academic Year

Congratulations to our graduates!

Alison Crossley, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2013-2015
The Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University
2006 Cohort, PhD Spring 2013
Chair: Verta Taylor

Patrick Lopez-Aguado, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University
2005 Cohort, PhD Summer 2013
Chairs: Victor Rios & George Lipsitz

Veronica Montes, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2013-2015
USC, Departments of Sociology and the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII). 
2005 Cohort, PhD Summer 2013
Chair: W.I. Robinson

Samuel G. Prieto, Assistant Professor, University of San Diego
2006 Cohort, PhD Fall 2013
Chair: Howard Winant

2011-2012 Academic Year

Clayton Childress, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto-Scarborough
2004 Cohort, PhD Spring 2012
Chairs: Noah Friedkin & John Mohr

Neda Maghbouleh, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto-Scarborough
2006 Cohort, PhD Spring 2012
Chairs: Jon Cruz & G. Reginald Daniel

Bob Ngo, Principal Enrollment Management Analyst, Office of Budget and Planning, UCSB
2001 Cohort, PhD Spring 2012
Co-Chairs: Denise Bielby & Jon Cruz

Emily Tumpson Molina, Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College-City University of New York
2006 Cohort, PhD Spring 2012
Chairs: Melvin Oliver & Maria Charles

Xuan Santos, Assistant Professor, California State University, San Marcos
2003 Cohort, PhD Spring 2012
Chair: Denise Segura

Zeynep Korkman, Assistant Professor, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, University of Arizona
2002 Cohort, PhD Fall 2011
Chair: Jon Cruz

Kegan Allee, Advocacy Support Specialist, Rape Prevention Education Program, UC Santa Barbara
2003 Cohort, PhD Fall 2011
Chair: Verta Taylor

James Walsh, Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Science & Policy Forum, University of Pennsylvania.
2004 Cohort, PhD Summer 2011
Chair: W.I. Robinson

 

2010-2011 Academic Year

Erik Love, Assistant Professor, Dickinson College, PA
2003 Cohort, PhD Fall 2010
Chair: Howard Winant

Brooke Neely, Visiting Assistant Professor, Whitman College, Washington
2004 Cohort, PhD Spring 2011
Chair: Jon Cruz & George Lipsitz

Socorro Castaneda-Liles, Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University

1998 Cohort, PhD Summer 2011
Chair: Denise Segura & Wade Roof Clark

Brianne Davila, Assistant Professor, Willamette University, Salem, OR.
2004 Cohort, PhD Fall 2011
Chair: Denise Segura

Molly Moloney, Senior Research Associate, Scientific Analysis Corp., San Francisco
1997 Cohort, PhD Fall 2010
Chair: Denise Bielby

Jordan Camp, Visiting Researcher, Institute of American Cultures (IAC) and the Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA
2005 Cohort, PhD Spring 2011
Chairs: George Lipsitz & Avery Gordon

 

2009-2010 Academic Year

Benjamin Bratton, Associate Professor, UC San Diego
1992 Cohort, PhD Spring 2010
Chair: Roger Friedland

Stacie Furia, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Justice, Northland College, Ashland, WI
2003 Cohort, PhD Fall 2009
Chair: Denise Bielby

Marta Gaffney Adjunct Faculty, California State University, Channel Islands
1983 Cohort, PhD Summer 2010
Chair: John Mohr & Gary Schulman  

LaShaune Johnson, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Creighton University
2000 Cohort, PhD Fall 2009
Chair: Jon Cruz

Katrina Kimport Research Sociologist, Women's Reproductive Health, UC San Francisco
2003 Cohort, PhD Fall 2009
Chair: Verta Taylor and Jennifer Earl 

Tonya Lindsey, Researcher, California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation
2000 Cohort, PhD Winter 2010
Chair: Sarah Fenstermaker & Valerie Jenness

Rachel Parker, Researcher, Science and Technology Policy Institute
2005 Cohort, PhD Summer 2010
Chair: Rich Appelbaum

Christine Shearer, Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Nanotechnology, UC Santa Barbara   
2003 Cohort, PhD Summer 2010
Chair: John Foran & William Freudenburg

Kevin Whitehead, Assistant Professor, University of Witwatersrand
2004 Cohort, PhD Summer 2010
Chair: Geoffrey Raymond

Edwin Lopez, Lecturer, Sociology/Chican@ Studies Dept., CSU Channel Islands
2001 Cohort, PhD Winter 2010
Chair: John Foran

 

2008-2009 Academic Year

Carlos Alamo-Pastrana, Assistant Professor, Vassar College
2001 Cohort, PhD Summer 2009
Chair: Avery Gordon and Jon Cruz

Reza Aslan, Associate Professor of Creative Writing, UC Riverside
2006 Cohort, PhD Summer 2009
Chair: Mark Juergensmeyer

Christopher Bickel, Assistant Professor, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
2000 Cohort, PhD Summer 2008
Chair: Sarah Fenstermaker

Krista Bywater, Assistant Professor, Muhlenberg College
2002 Cohort, PhD Summer 2009
Chair: Kum-Kum Bhavnani

Joseph Conti, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin
2000 Cohort, PhD Summer 2008
Chair: Richard Appelbaum & John Sutton

Amelia George, Assistant Professor, California Lutheran University
2002 Cohort, PhD Fall 2008
Chair: Sarah Fenstermaker

Debra Guckenheimer, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bowdoin College.
2003 Cohort, PhD Summer 2009
Chair: Sarah Fenstermaker

Helene Lee, Assistant Professor, Dickinson College
2000 Cohort, PhD Winter 2009
Chair: John Mohr

Lisa Leitz, Assistant Professor, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas
2002 Cohort, PhD Spring 2009
Chair: Verta Taylor

Sara Mason, Assistant Professor, Gainesville State College
1998 Cohort, PhD Spring 2009
Chair: Jon Cruz & Sarah Fenstermaker

Craig Rawlings, Lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara
2000 Cohort, PhD Summer 2008
Chair: John Mohr & John Sutton

Jennifer Rogers, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Long Island University
2001 Cohort, PhD Summer 2008
Chair: Kum-Kum Bhavnani

Molly Talcott, Assistant Professor, California State University, Los Angeles
1999 Cohort, PhD Summer 2008
Chair: Kum-Kum Bhavnani

Oscar Gil-Garcia, UCLA-UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow, Anthropology Dept., UCLA
2000 Cohort, PhD Winter 2009
Chairs: Denise Segura & Laury Oaks

 

2007-2008 Academic Year

Karl Bryant, Assistant Professor, SUNY - New Paltz
1996 Cohort, PhD Summer 2007
Chair: Beth Schneider

Francesca Degiuli, Assistant Professor, SUNY - Staten Island
1994 Cohort, PhD Summer 2007
Chair: Richard Appelbaum & Kum-Kum Bhavnani

Patricia Drew, Assistant Professor, California State University, East Bay
2001 Cohort, PhD Spring 2008
Chair: Denise Bielby

Mary Ingram, Faculty Fellow, Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University
1998 Cohort, PhD Spring 2008
Chair: Richard Appelbaum & John Sutton

Philip McCarty, Lecturer, University of California, Santa Barbara
1995 Cohort, PhD Summer 2007
Chair: John Mohr

Amandeep Sandhu, Assistant Professor, Temple  University
2001 Cohort, PhD Spring 2008
Chair: Bill Robinson

Jessica Taft, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Latin American and Latino Studies, UC Santa Cruz
2001 Cohort, PhD Spring 2008
Chair: Avery Gordon

Timothy Mechlinski, Assistant Professor, Lewis and Clark College
2002 Cohort, PhD Spring 2007
Chair: Kum-Kum Bhavnani & John Foran