2012

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).

Katherine Levine Einstein

Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy, 2012.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Boston University.


Do Facts Matter?Katherine Levine Einstein's first book, Do Facts Matter? Information and Misinformation in Democratic Politics 
(co-authored with Jennifer Hochschild), explores the harmful effects of misinformation on democratic politics. It will be published as part of the The Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture Series by the University of Oklahoma Press in February 2015.

Her current book project, Divided Regions: Racial Inequality, Political Segregation, and the Splintering of Metropolitan America, examines how America’s stark racial segregation creates politically divided metropolitan jurisdictions and consequent sharp metropolitan cleavages across a number of important policies.… Read more about Katherine Levine Einstein

Nathan Fosse

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2012.
Research Statistician, Harvard Business School

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) Junior Fellow, Harvard University (2011-2013).

Ann Owens

Ann Owens

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2012.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Southern California.
NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow (2016-2017).

American Sociological Association Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University (2012-2013).

Ann Owens has been named a 2016 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow, a fellowship that supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research.

Sanjay J. Pinto

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2012.
W.K. Kellogg Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University, School of Management and Labor Relations (2016-2017).

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, 2012-2014.
Louis O. Kelso Fellow, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, 2012-2013.

Cassi L. Pittman

Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, 2012.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Case Western Reserve.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow, Ohio State University, 2012-2014.

Dana Rotz

Ph.D. in Economics, 2012.
Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research.

Brendan Saloner

Ph.D. in Health Policy, 2012.
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, University of Pennsylvania (2012-2014).