Job Market Candidates

We are pleased to support the following job market candidates.  

Demography Minor Candidates

Jocelyn Fischer PhotoJocelyn Fischer, Ph.D., Sociology (expected 2020)
Current research: gender, family, work and the labor Market, inequality and social Stratification


Goldman PhotoAlyssa Goldman, PhD Sociology (expected 2020)

Current research: sociology of health, social networks, aging, social stratification.

Committee: Ben Cornwell (Chair), Vida Maralani, Erin York Cornwell

Min PhotoYoungmin Yi, PhD Sociology (expected 2020)

Current research: the intersection of family life with U.S. criminal justice, child welfare, and immigration policy systems, currently focusing on family/household arrangements and health in childhood and the transition to adulthood

Committee: Daniel Lichter (Co-Chair), Christopher Wildeman (Co-Chair), Matthew Hall, Erin York Cornwell


Postdoctoral Fellows

Hope Harvey photoHope Harvey, Ph.D., Sociology and Social Policy (Harvard University, 2018); PAM Postdoctoral Fellow

Current research: doubled-up households, poverty and inequality, family complexity, residential decision-making



Photo of Cassandra RobertsonCassandra Robertson, Ph.D., Sociology (Harvard University, 2018); Frank H. T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow

Current research: social mobility



CPC Affiliates

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.