Alumni Highlights

Many of our graduates hold prominent positions at cultural and educational institutions in the U.S. and abroad. Learn about some of our alumni below.

2022-2023 Alumni News

Newly Minted Alumni (2023-2024)

Alumni Accomplishments

Alumni Dissertations

The doctoral dissertation is the culmination of the Ph.D. degree. Alumni dissertations are made publicly available for online review following their defense as a testament to the dedication and expertise of our graduates and to the range of topics for research and exploration within Biochemistry.

Job Placements

Name Position Department Institution

de la Tierra, Albert

Assistant Professor

Criminal Justice Studies

San Francisco State University

Zapatka, Kasey

Postdoctoral Fellow Sociology, Institute of Governmental Studies UC Berkeley

de Castro Galvao, Juliana

Postdoctoral Fellow Nuffield College Oxford University

Basaran Sahin, Duygu

Postdoctoral Fellow   RAND Corporation

Than, Nga

Senior Data Scientist   Prudential - Newark


Name Position Department Institution
Martino-Velez, Leslie Assistant Professor Ethnic and Race Studies Borough of Manhattan Community College
Melcher, Cody Assistant Professor Sociology Loyola University
Glass, Leah Senior Product Researcher   Stack Overflow

Becker, Andréa

Postdoctoral Researcher

Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health

UC San Francisco




Name Position Department Institution
Delaney, Ruth Associate Initiative Director   Vera Institute of Justice
Bender-Baird, Kyla Visiting Assistant Professor Legal Studies and Sociology Kenyon College
Carlson, Christopher Visiting Assistant Professor International Studies University of North Carolina Wilmington
Narr, Gregory Lecturer Sociology Harvard University
Montana, Omar Assistant Professor Sociology and Anthropology St. John's University
Okigbo, Karen Postdoctoral Fellow

Harris School of Public Policy

University of Chicago
Sheftel, Mara Postdoctoral Scholar Population Research Institute Pennsylvania State University
Maggio, Christopher Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor Criminology, Law and Justice University of Illinois Chicago
Name Position Department Institution
Campbell, Emily B.  Visiting Assistant Professor Sociology College of the Holy Cross
Campbell, Vandeen Assistant Research Professor and Senior Quantitative Director Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies and the Department of Urban Education at RU-N Rutgers University
Etienne, Vadricka Assistant Professor  Sociology University of Nevada, Reno
Fay, Maggie P.  Research Associate II Community College Research Center at Teachers College Columbia University
Gambol, Brenda Assistant Professor  Sociology Mount Saint Mary College
Gjika, Anna Assistant Professor Sociology SUNY, New Paltz
Karam, Rebecca Dean’s Research Associate Sociology Michigan State University
Dormani Muzio, Carmela  Assistant Professor Sociology and Behavioral Sciences Mercy College
Tu, Siqi Postdoctoral Research Fellow Ethics, Law and Politics Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethics Diversity
Barbosa Yrizar, Guillermo  Researcher and Professor Ignacio Ellacuría Human Rights Institute  Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla
Zhelnina, Anna Postdoctoral Research Fellow Sociology University of Helsinki
Gil Everaert, Isabel Postdoctoral Researrch Fellow Migration, Inequality, and Public Policies El Colegio de México
Thomas, Tanesha Assistant Professor Sociology Montclair State Univesity
Name Position Department Institution
Pawson, Mark Postdoctoral
Research Fellow
Sociology Purdue University
Ragnarsdottir, Berglind H. Assistant Professor Sociology University of Akureyri,
Kannaki, Bharali Research Associate   CUNY ASAP
Ketcham, Eric Demographer Population Division NYC Department of
City Planning,
Kolysh, Simone Assistant Professor Sociology Hood College
Oppenheim, Jay (Koby) Data Analyst   Andrew W. Mellon
Tosh, Sarah Rose Assistant Professor Sociology,
Rutgers University-
Wu, Tommy Assistant Professor Labor Studies McMaster University
Name Position Department Institution
Beck, Brenden Assistant Professor Sociology and Criminology & Law University of Colorado, Denver
Frank, David Postdoctoral Research Fellow Behavioral and Science Training in Substance Use Research New York University
Jacoby, Annette Demographer   NYC Department of City Planning
Kolker, Abigail Immigration Policy Analyst   Library of Congress
Lorek, Melanie Consortial Faculty Sociology and Human Relations CUNY School of Professional Studies
Martucci, Sara Assistant Professor Social and Behavioral Sciences Mercy College
McKinney, Andrew Open Educational Resources Coordinator Office of Library Services CUNY
Michaels, Erin Assistant Professor Sociology University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Ravenelle, Alexandrea Assistant Professor Sociology University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Salman, Sara Lecturer Criminology Victoria University of Wellington
Scannell, Joshua Assistant Professor Digital Media Theory New School
Witteveen, Dirk Postdoctoral Research Fellow   Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Zheng, Wenjuan Postdoctoral Research Fellow Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society Stanford University
Name Position Department Institution
Brady, Marnie F. Assistant Professor Politics and Human Rights Marymount Manhattan College
Dobchuk-Land, Bronwyn Assistant Professor  Criminal Justice University of Winnipeg
Douglas, Daniel Visiting Assistant Professor Educational Studies and Social Science Research Methods Trinity College
Haber, Benjamin Parrish Visiting Assistant Professor Sociology Wesleyan University
Jang, Sou Hyun Assistant Professor Sociology Sungkyunkwan University
Liss, Jesse Adam Professor Sociology and Anthropology Rutgers University
Moran, Kevin Assistant Professor Criminology and Sociology Bloomfield College
Nadler, Christina Postdoctoral Fellow Teaching, Learning and Technology Macaulay Honors College
Saghera, Samantha Pina Research Analyst   Thomas Nelson Community College
Skinner, James W. Postdoctoral Research Associate   THIS Institute
Takeall, Alan R. Lecturer Urban Studies Queens College
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