Sociology and Social Policy

Deirdre Bloome

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan.

Jesse Bradford

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2009.
Associate Partner, Healthcare Analytics at McKinsey & Company
Anmol Chaddha

Anmol Chaddha

Ph.D. in Sociology & Social Policy, 2015.
Policy Analyst, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Victor Tan Chen

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2012.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University.


American Sociological Association Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley (2012-2014).

Cut LooseVictor Tan Chen's newest book, Cut Loose: Jobless and Hopeless in an Unfair Economy, based on his Ph.D. dissertation, will be published by the University of California Press in August 2015.

Victor Tan Chen's dissertation on unemployed autoworkers in the US and Canada was awarded the Thomas A. Kochan and Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Award from the Labor and Employment Relations Association in 2012.

The Missing ClassKatherine S. Newman (now Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Massachusetts Amherst) and Victor Tan Chen are the authors of The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America (Beacon Press, 2007).

Carrie Conaway

A.M. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2001.
Associate Commissioner for Planning, Research and Delivery Systems, Massachusetts Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Nicole Deterding

Nicole Deterding

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2015.
National Poverty Fellow, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services; and Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Cybelle Fox

Cybelle Fox, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.

Cybelle Fox

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2007.
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.

Robert Wood Johnson Postdoctoral Scholar in Health Policy Research, University of California, Berkeley (2007-2009).

Three Worlds of ReliefCybelle Fox's latest book, Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal (Princeton University Press, 2012), compares the incorporation of blacks, Mexicans, and European immigrants in the American welfare system from the Progressive Era to the New Deal. Fox won six book awards for Three Worlds of Relief, including the 2012 C. Wright Mills Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems:

  • Co-Winner of the 2014 Barrington Moore Book Award, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
     
  • Winner of the 2013 Distinguished Book Award, Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
     
  • Winner of the 2013 Thomas and Znaniecki Best Book Award, International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association.
     
  • Co-Winner of the 2013 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award, Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
     
  • Winner of the 2012 Award for Best Book in Latino Politics, Latino Caucus of the American Political Science Association.
     
  • Winner of the 2012 C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems.

Matissa Hollister

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2006.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, McGill University.

Joel Horwich

A.M. in Sociology and Social Policy.
Managing Director of Grants and Foundation Relations, Citizen Schools.

Kirsten Dinnall Hoyte

A.M. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2007.
Teacher and Author, Concord Academy.


Kirsten Dinnall Hoyte is the author of Black Marks (Akashic Books, 2006). She was awarded the Astraea Emerging Writer Award in 2006 and was a finalist for A Room of Her Own's Gift of Freedom award in 2007.