We are pleased to support the following job market candidates.
Demography Minor Candidates
Link to Alyssa Goldman, Ph.D. Sociology (expected 2019)
Current research: sociology of health, social networks,aging, social stratification.
Committee: Ben Cornwell Chair), Vida Maralani, Erin York Cornwell
Youngmin Yi, Ph.D. Sociology (expected 2019)
Current research: the intersection of family with criminal justice, child welfare, and immigration policy systems in the U.S., focusing on inequality in outcomes in childhood and the transition to adulthood.
Committee: Daniel Lichter (Co-Chair), Christopher Wildeman (Co-Chair), Matthew Hall, Erin York Cornwell
CPC Affiliate Candidates
Megan Doherty Bea, PhD Sociology (expected 2019)
Current research: sociology of finance, inequality, financial policy, quantitative and spatial methods, particularly in the U.S. context.
Cassandra Benson, PhD Economics (expected 2019)
Current research: examining interactions among government programs that affect child disability and family welfare and
Research fields are: public economics and economics of education.
Marisa Carlos, Ph. D. Policy Analysis and Management (expected 2019)
Current research: supply-side health economics; specifically health insurance, safety-net providers, hospitals, and pharmaceutical marketing.
James Elwell, Ph.D. Economics (expected 2019)
Current research: labor economics, public finance, and the economics of crime.
Maria de Lourdes Ramirez-Florez, Ph.D. Sociology (expected 2019)
Dissertation title: “Back home: three essays on Mexican return migrants and Mexican-American children’s assimilation in Mexico.”
Interests: migration, immigrant incorporation, and education.
Current research: use of mixed-methdods to understand the role of transnational practices and networks on the incorporation of the foreign-born children of return migrants in their country of ancestry.