Jeremy R. Levine

Jeremy R. Levine

PhD in Sociology, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Sociology, University of Michigan.
Christy Ley

Christy Ley

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

Christopher Muller

PhD in Sociology, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University, 2014-16.

Winner of the Larry Neal Prize (joint with James Feigenbaum) for best article in Explorations in Economic History, 2017.

Outstanding Professor, Berkeley Undergraduate Sociology Association, 2017,

Winner of the American Sociological Association Dissertation Award, 2015.

Winner of the Roger V. Gould Prize for best article in the American Journal of Sociology, 2014.

Gesemia Nelson

Gesemia Nelson

PhD in Sociology, 2004.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Sabrina Pendergrass

Sabrina Pendergrass

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

Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University, 2012-2014.

Sabrina Pendergrass is currently working on a book manuscript, under contract with Oxford University Press, about the African American reverse migration to the South. 

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

Winner of 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 Moraes Silva

Graziella Silva

PhD 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 from 2016).

Co-author of Getting Respect: Dealing with Stigmatization and Discrimination in the United States, Brazil and Israel, by Michèle Lamont, Graziella Moraes Silva, Jessica S. Welburn, Joshua Guetzkow, Nissim Mizrachi, Hanna Herzog & Elisa Reis. Princeton University Press (2016).

Mario Luis Small

Mario Luis Small

PhD in Sociology, 2001.
Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

Someone To Talk To, by Mario Luis SmallMario Luis Small's latet book, Someone To Talk To, examines how people use their networks to cope with loss, victimization, failure, and other debilitating stressors. Oxford University Press (2017).

Best Publication, Sociology of Mental Health Section, American Sociological Association, 2018.

Outstanding Recent Contribution Award, Social Psychology Section, American Sociological Association, 2018.

James Coleman Award for Best Book, Rationality and Society Section, American Sociological Association, 2018.


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.


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. 

Benjamin  Sosnaud

Benjamin Sosnaud

PhD in Sociology, 2015.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Trinity University.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard College Fellows Program, 2015-2017.

Susan Crawford Sullivan

Susan Crawford Sullivan

PhD in Sociology, 2005.
Associate Professor of Sociology, College of the Holy Cross.

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

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

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

Beth C. Truesdale

Beth C. Truesdale

PhD in Sociology, 2017.
Sloan Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University.
Ruth Lopez Turley

Ruth N. López Turley

PhD in Sociology, 2001.
Professor of Sociology, Rice University.
Director, Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC), and Founder, National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships.
Zoua Vang

Zoua M. Vang

PhD in Sociology, 2008.
Associate Professor of Sociology, McGill University.
Founding Director, Indigenous Maternal Infant Health & Well-being Lab, McGill University.

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