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Job Market Candidates

We are pleased to support the following job market candidates.  

Demography Minor Candidates

Bridget Brew, PhD Sociology (expected 2019)

Current research: investigating formal and informal punishment and support in penal institutions in order to elucidate how the carceral experience intersects with broader systems of racial stratification.

Dissertation Title: Control during confinement: Discipline and care as sources of inequality in penal institutions

Committee: Laura Tach (Chair), Christopher Wildeman, Anna Haskins, Kendra Bischoff
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Website: people.as.cornell.edu/people/bridget-brew


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
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Patrick Ishizuka, Ph.D. Sociology and Social Policy (Princeton, 2016)

Current research: work, family, policy, and social inequality.

Dissertation Title: Culture or Constraints? Parenthood and the Persistence of Inequality

Committee: Sara McLanahan (Chair), Devah Pager, Matt Salganik, and Viviana Zelizer
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Website: www.human.cornell.edu/people/psi6


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
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Website: yyiresearch.com


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.

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