2011

Weihua (Edward) An

Weihua (Edward) An

PhD in Sociology, 2011.
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Quantitative Theory and Methods, Emory University.
Christopher Bail

Christopher Bail

PhD in Sociology, 2011.
Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Duke University.
Director of the Duke Polarization Lab.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research, University of Michigan (2011-2013).

Guggenheim Fellow, 2018.

Andrew Carnegie Fellow, 2017.

Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became MainstreamChristopher Bail's first book, Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream, has been published by Princeton University Press (2014).

Outstanding Book Award, Association for Research on Non-Profit Organizations and Voluntary Action,  2016.

Distinguished Book Award, Religion Section, American Sociological Association, 2016.

Honorable Mention, Charles Tilly Award for Best Book, Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section, American Sociological Association, 2016.

Junior Theorist Award (for scholar less than 8 years post-PhD), Theory Section, American Sociological Association, 2015.

Jeff Denis

Jeffrey Denis

PhD in Sociology, 2011.
Associate Professor of Sociology, McMaster University.


Author of the forthcoming book, Canada at a Crossroads: Boundaries, Bridges, and Laissez-Faire Racism in Indigenous-Settler Relations, based on his PhD dissertation research, which involved 18 months of fieldwork, 160 interviews, and a photovoice project with Anishinaabe, Métis, and white residents of Northwestern Ontario (Treaty #3 territory).

Seth D. Hannah

Seth D. Hannah

PhD in Sociology, 2011.
Lecturer in Social Sciences, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.


Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative, 2014-2016.

Lecturer on Sociology, Harvard University, 2011-2014.

Shattering Culture: American Medicine Responds to Cultural DiversityShattering Culture: American Medicine Responds to Cultural Diversity, Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good, Sarah S. Willen, Seth Donal Hannah, Ken Vickery, Lawrence Taeseng Park, editors. Russell Sage Foundation (2011).

John J. Horton

John J. Horton

PhD in Public Policy, 2011.
Assistant Professor, MIT Sloan 'School of Management.


Upjohn Institute Early Career Award, 2016.

Bert I. Huang

Bert I. Huang

PhD in Economics, 2011.
Vice Dean for Intellectual Life and Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, Columbia Law School.


Bert I. Huang served as president of the Harvard Law Review and clerked for Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Joshua W. Mitchell

Joshua W. Mitchell

PhD in Economics, 2011.
Senior Economist, Welch Consulting.


Before joining Welch Consulting in 2018, Joshua Mitchell was a Senior Economist at the U.S. Census Bureau where his research made use of large administrative datasets to analyze survey data quality limitations and understand the implications for accurately measuring economic progress by age and gender.

Melanie Penny Ochoa

Melanie Penny Ochoa

PhD in Sociology & Social Policy, 2011.
JD, Harvard Law School, 2010.
Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California.


Melanie Penny Ochoa is a staff attorney for Criminal Justice and Police Practices at the ACLU of Southern California.

Daniel Schlozman

Daniel Schlozman

PhD in Government and Social Policy, 2011.
Joseph and Bertha Bernstein Assistant Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University.


Daniel Schlozman's first book, When Movements Anchor Parties: Electoral Alignments in American History, has been published by Princeton University Press (August 2015).

Winner of the 2016 Charles Tilly Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award, Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section of the American Sociological Association.

Daniel Shoag

Daniel Shoag

PhD in Economics, 2011.
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.
Visiting Associate Professor, Case Western University.
Van C. Tran

Van C. Tran

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2011.
Associate Professor of Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY.
Deputy Director, Center for Urban Research.


Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2013.

Nancy W. Malkiel Scholars Award, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2018.

Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, Columbia University, 2018.

Faculty Mentoring Award, Graduate Student Advisory Council, Columbia University. 2017.

Tom S. Vogl

Tom S. Vogl

PhD in Economics, 2011.
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin.