We are pleased to support the following job market candidates.
Demography Minor Candidates
Jocelyn Fischer, Ph.D., Sociology (expected 2020)
Current research: gender, family, work and the labor Market, inequality and social Stratification
Alyssa Goldman, PhD Sociology (expected 2020)
Current research: sociology of health, social networks, aging, social stratification.
Committee: Ben Cornwell (Chair), Vida Maralani, Erin York Cornwell
Youngmin 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
Hope 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
Cassandra Robertson, Ph.D., Sociology (Harvard University, 2018); Frank H. T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow
Current research: social mobility
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.