Sociology

Jeremy R. Levine

Jeremy R. Levine

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies, University of Michigan.
Christy Ley

Christy Ley

PhD in Sociology, 2018.
Senior Social Science Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Christopher Muller

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University, 2014-16.

Gesemia Nelson

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2004.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Sabrina Pendergrass

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2010.
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Carter G. Woodson Institute of African American and African Studies, University of Virginia.


Sabrina Pendergrass has been awarded Exemplary Diversity Dissertation Award from the National Center for Institutional Diversity, University of Michigan (2010), for her dissertation, “Making moves: Place, culture, and stratification in African American reverse migration to the urban South.”

Sabrina Pendergrass has been awarded the Best Graduate Student Paper Award from the Poverty, Class, and Inequality Section of the Society for the Study of Social Problems for “Making Moves: Social Stratification and the Socioeconomic and Symbolic Dimensions of Black Reverse Migration to the South.” (2010).

Daniel Schrage

Daniel Schrage

PhD in Sociology, 2017.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Southern California.

Graziella Silva

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2010.
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, The Graduate Institute, Geneva.
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Vice Chair, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Social Inequality, University of Rio de Janeiro. (on leave beginning Sept 2016).
Mario Luis Small

Mario Luis Small

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2001.
Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

Villa VictoriaMario Luis Small's first book, Villa Victoria: The Transformation of Social Capital in a Boston Barrio, has been published by University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Winner of the 2005 C. . Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems.

Winner of the the 2005 Robert E. Park Award for Best Book, Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. 

Unanticipated GainsMario Luis Small's second book, Unanticipated Gains, Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life, has been published by Oxford University Press (2009).

Winner of the 2009 C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems.

Benjamin  Sosnaud

Benjamin Sosnaud

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2015.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Trinity University.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard College Fellows Program (2015-2017)

Susan Crawford Sullivan

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2005.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Holy Cross.


Living FaithSusan Crawford Sullivan's first book, Living Faith: Everyday Religion and Mothers in Poverty (University of Chicago 2011) explores the role of religion in the lives of low-income urban mothers.

Winner of 2012 Distinguished Book Award from the Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological Association.

Winner of the 2012 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.

Beth C. Truesdale

Beth C. Truesdale

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2017.
Sloan Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, 2017-2019.

Ruth López Turley

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2001.
Professor of Sociology, Rice University.
Director, Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC)

Zoua M. Vang

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2008.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, McGill University.

National Science Foundation Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania (2008-2010).