James Feigenbaum

James Feigenbaum

PhD in Economics, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, Economics Department, Princeton University, 2016-2017.

Winner of the Alan Nevins Prize for best dissertation in US economic history, Economic History Association, 2016.

Noam Gidron

Noam Gidron

PhD in Political Science, 2016.
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Program in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE), Hebrew University.

Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance Fellow, Princeton University, 2017-2018.

Awarded Alon Fellowship for Outstanding Researchers, The Israeli Council for Higher Education, 2019-2022.

Winner of the Kellogg/Notre Dame Award for best paper in comparative politics (with co-authors James Adams and Will Horne), Midwest Political Science Association, 2019.

Awarded Harvard University's Edward M. Chase Prize for the best dissertation in international politics, 2016.

Alexander Hertel-Fernandez

Alexander Hertel-Fernandez

PhD in Government & Social Policy, 2016.
Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Evaluation, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Dept of Labor.

Politics at Work, by Alexander Hertel-FernandezAlexander Hertel-Fernandez's first book, Politics at Work: How Employers Deploy Their Workers to Shape American Politics and Public Policy, examines how employers are increasingly recruiting their workers into politics – and why Americans should care. Oxford University Press (2018).

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Robert A. Dahl Award for scholarship of the highest quality on the subject of democracy by an untenured scholar, 2019.

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Gladys M. Kammerer Award for best book in the field of U.S. national policy, 2019.

Alex’s second book, State Capture: How Conservative Activists, Big Businesses, and Wealthy Donors Reshaped the American States — and the Nation, State Capture, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandezexamines how conservative donors, activists, and businesses built up cross-state political networks since the 1970s that allowed them to transform state policy and politics – and why progressives lagged behind in their efforts to build liberal state-level clout. Oxford University Press (2019).

Emerging Scholar Award, American Political Sciencr Assoation Section on Political Organizations and Parties, 2020.

Affiliated Scholar, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2019-2021.

Winner (with co-authors Matto Mildenberger and Leah Stokes) of the American Political Science Association's Jack Walker Award for a published article that makes an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties, 2019.

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Harold D. Lasswell Prize for best PhD dissertation in the field of public policy, 2017.

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Fiona McGillivray Prize for best paper in political economy presented at the previous year's APSA annual meeting, 2017.

Winner of the Midwest Political Science Association's Patrick J. Fett Award for best paper presented at the MPSA annual meeting on Congress and the presidency, 2017.

Wei Huang

Wei Huang

PhD in Economics, 2016.
President's Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore.

NBER Post-Doctoral Fellow on the Economics of an Aging Workforce, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2016-2017.

David  Hureau

David Hureau

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2016.
Assistant Professor, School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, State University of New York.
Faculty Affiliate, University of Chicago Crime Lab.

Awarded the University at Albany President’s Award for Exemplary Public Engagement, 2019. Hureau's Seminar in Public Criminology was recognized for creating innovative service and partnership projects that address the complexities of the criminal justice system.

Anthony Abraham Jack

Anthony Abraham Jack

PhD in Sociology, 2016.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Shutzer Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, 2016-2019.

The Privileged Poor, by Anthony Abraham JackAnthony Abraham Jack's first book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, reveals how―and why―disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges, and explains what these schools can do differently if these students are to thrive. Harvard University Press (2019).

C. Wright Mills Award, Finalist, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2019.

Pierre Bourdieu Best Book Award, Honorable Mention, Section on Sociology of Education, American Sociological Association, 2020

Michael Harrington Award, Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2020.

Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 2020.

Outstanding Book Award, Social Problems Theory Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2020.

PROSE Award, Finalist, Education Practice, Association of American Publishers, 2020

Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize, Harvard University Press.  Awarded for outstanding first-book by Harvard University Press, 2019.

CEP Mildred García Award for Exemplary Scholarship, Association for the Study of Higher Education, 2019. 

Critics’ Choice Book Award, American Educational Studies Association, 2019.

Named one of NPR Book's Best Books of 2019.

Amherst College Harold Wade Jr. ‘68 Fellowship, Amherst College, 2016-2019.

National Center of Institution Diversity Emerging Diversity Scholar, University of Michigan, 2016.

Tribute to Black Men Faculty Award, Association of Black Harvard Women, Harvard University, 2015.

Graduate Student Paper Award, Education Problems Division, Society of the Study of Social Problems, 2015.

Star Family Prize for Excellence in Advising Award, Harvard College, 2015.

Charles V. Willie Minority Graduate Student Award, Eastern Sociological Society, 2015.

Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award, Section on Children and Youth, American Sociological Association, 2014.

David Lee Stevenson Award for best Graduate Student Paper, Honorable Mention, Sociology of Education Section, American Sociological Association 2014.

Harvard College Race Relations Adviser Award, 2013

Simon Jaeger

Simon Jäger

PhD in Economics, 2016.
Silverman (1968) Family Career Development Assistant Professor of Economics, MIT.

Postdoctoral researcher, Institute on Behavior and Inequality (briq), University of Bonn, 2016-2017.

W.E. Upjohn Institute Early Career Research Award, 2020.

Winner of the W.E. Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award for best dissertation in employment research, 2016.

Jeremy R. Levine

Jeremy R. Levine

PhD in Sociology, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Sociology, University of Michigan.
Elizabeth  Linos

Elizabeth Linos

PhD in Public Policy, 2016.
Assistant Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.
Co-director, The People Lab

VP and Head of Research and Evaluation, Behavioral Insights Team – North America, 2016-2017.

Elizabeth Linos is a behavioral scientist and public management scholar. She is faculty co-director of The People Lab at UC Berkeley, which aims to transform the public sector by producing cutting-edge research on the people in government and the communities they serve.

John  Marshall

John Marshall

PhD in Political Science, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University.
Beth Schueler

Beth Schueler

EdD, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy, University of Virginia.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG), Harvard Kennedy School, 2016-2018.

Jessica Simes

Jessica T. Simes

PhD in Sociology, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University.
Associate Director of Research of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research.

University Provost Career Development Professor, Boston University, 2016-2019.

Ariel White

Ariel White

PhD in Political Science, 2016.
Silverman Family Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science, MIT.

Heinz I. Eulau Award for best article published in American Political Science Review (“What Do I Need to Vote?”), American Political Science Association, 2016.

Robert Noxon Toppan prize for best dissertation in political science, Harvard University, 2016.