Placement of Recent Grads

Rob Chiles,
Christina Diaz, Piko Ewoodzie, and Torsheika Maddox

Newly minted 2015 Ph.D.s celebrate graduation and look forward to their new positions: Rob Chiles (Asst. Prof., Penn State), Christina Diaz (Asst. Prof., University of Arizona), Piko Ewoodzie (Asst. Prof., Davidson College), and Torsheika Maddox (Research and Program Associate, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

2018

Ian Carrillo, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, and Research Associate, Institute for the Built Environment, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Ellen Dinsmore, Senior Associate, Public Safety Performance Project Division, Pew Charitable Trusts, Washington, DC

Catherine Doren, Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Yue Du, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Nate Ela, Visiting Scholar, American Bar Foundation, Chicago, IL

Katie Fallon, (PhD '17), Director of Housing Policy, Ohio Housing Finance Agency, Columbus, OH

Laura Frye-Levine, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program in Science, Technology and Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Daanika Gordon, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Annabel Ipsen, (PhD '16), Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Jinho Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Gina Marie Longo, Research Associate, Law School, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison WI

Katrina Quisumbing King, Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Sociology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Michelle Robinson, Research, Data and Policy Associate, Race to Equity Project, Kids Forward, Madison, WI

Casey Stockstill, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Catherine Willis, Director of Service Learning and Adjunct Faculty, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

Ayca Zayim, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA

2017

Katherine Broton, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Katie Fallon, Research Analyst at Policy Matters Ohio, Columbus, OH

Matt Hollander, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Emergency Medicine, UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Jerrett Jones, Data Analyst, Department of Public Health, City of Madison and Dane County, Madison, WI

Michael Halpin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Bo Hee Min, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Johanna Quinn, Postdoctoral Fellow, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

Emma Shakeshaft, Postdoctoral Fellow, Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Jenn Sims, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

Tod van Gunten (PhD'12), Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Yu Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Duke Kunshan University, Suzhou, China

Amanda Ward, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy and Practice, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

James Yonker (PhD'16), Associate Administrative Program Specialist, Ofice of the Vice Provost, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Trevor Young-Hyman (PhD'16), Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Katz School of Business, Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh, PA

2016

Taylan Acar, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

Richard Aviles, Research Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Madison, WI

Zach Baumgart, Research Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Madison, WI

David Calnitsky, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Western University in London, Ontario

Alex Hanna, Assistant Professor, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto

Annabel Ipsen, Postdoctoral Associate Researcher, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Michigan State University

Yifei Li, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, New York University in Shanghai

Aliza Luft, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

Wes Markofski, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton College

Hannah Miller, Senior Analyst, Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA

David Rangel, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Brown University

David Schelly, Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Clarkson University

Jason Turowetz, Postdoctoral Fellow, Bentley College and the Harold Garfinkel Archive, Boston

Trevor Young-Hyman, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

2015

Loka Ashwood, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Auburn University

Robert Chiles, Assistant Professor, Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University

Christina Diaz, Assistant Professor, School of Sociology, University of Arizona

Joseph (Piko) Ewoodzie, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Davidson College

Madeleine Fairbairn (PhD '14), Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa-Cruz

Jeremy Fiel, Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Arizona

Rachel Fish, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Research on Educational Opportunity, University of Notre Dame

Julia Goldberg, Human Services Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Marko Grdesic, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Sarah Lessem, Behavioral Scientist, National Center for Health Statistics, Washington, DC

Pilar Goñalons-Pons, Research Fellow, Institute for Sociology, Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Heide Jackson, Post-doctoral Fellow, Center on Health and Aging, Johns Hopkins University

Julie Keller (PhD '13), Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Rhode Island

Jonathan Latner, Postdoctoral fellow, Field B (Welfare State, Social Inequality, and Quality of Life), Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)

John Liu, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Occidental College

Torsheika Maddox, Research & Program Associate, Office of the Vice Provost, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mytoan Nguyen-Akbar (PhD '14), Visiting Scholar, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

Matthew Nichter Assistant Professor, Sociology, Rollins College

Jason Orne, Assistant Professor, Sociology, Drexel University

Andrea Robles, Research Analyst, Corporation for National and Community Service

Gina Spitz, Postdoctoral Fellow, Urban Sociology, Loyola University

Robert Thomas, Survey Statistician and Administrator, Federal Statistical Research Data Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies

Jessa Valentine, Managing Consultant, DVP Praxis, Madison, WI

Alicia VanOrman, Research Associate, U.S. Programs, Population Reference Bureau

Eric Vogelsang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State University-San Bernardino

2014

Özlem Altiok, Lecturer, Department of Women's & Gender Studies and Department of International Studies, University of North Texas

Paul Bakken, Consulting Associate, Information Resources, Inc.

Laura Blakeslee, Mental Health Data & Program Evaluator, Division of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Madeleine Fairbairn, Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Studies, Goucher College

Mei-Chia Fong (PhD '12), Visiting Assistant Research Professor, Rutgers University

Dana Garbarski (PhD '12), Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago

Jeffrey Grigg, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Johns Hopkins University

Paul Hanselman, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Education, University of California at Irvine

Min Ye Paing Hein, Poverty Specialist, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank

Adam Jacobs, Analyst, MaRS Discovery District

Nicole S. Kaufman, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Ohio University

Chaitanya Lakkimsetti (PhD '10), Assistant Professor, Sociology, Texas A&M University

Erin Madden, Adjunct Professor, Department of Sociology, Central New Mexico Community College

Alyn Turner McCarty, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Women's Health & Health Disparities Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Julia McReynolds-Pérez, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Archeology, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Mytoan Nguyen-Akbar, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Puget Sound

Matthew Nichter, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Rollins College

Heather O'Connell, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University

Carly Schall (PhD '11), Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Megan Shoji, Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Jennifer Sims, Instructor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Daniel Steward, Visiting Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota