2017

Asad L. Asad

Asad L. Asad

PhD in Sociology, 2017.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Stanford University.


Center for the Study of Inequality Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University, 2017-2019.

Winner of the Louis Wirth Best Article Award (with co-author Jackelyn Hwang, PhD'15) from the American Sociological Association's International Migration section, 2019.

Michael Hankinson

Michael Hankinson

PhD in Government and Social Policy, 2017.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Baruch College, CUNY.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, George Washington University (beginning fall 2020).


Quantitative Policy Analysis Postdoctoral Fellow, Politics Department, Oberlin College, 2017-2018.

Awarded Harvard University's Senator Charles Sumner Prize for his dissertation, "Why is Housing So Hard to Build? Four Papers on the Collective Action Problem of Spatial Proximity," 2017.

Kristin L. Perkins

Kristin L. Perkins

PhD in Sociology & Social Policy, 2017.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University.


Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies Postdoctoral Fellow, 2017-2019.

Soledad Artiz Prillaman

Soledad Artiz Prillaman

PhD in Political Science, 2017.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stanford University.


Nuffield College Postdoctoral Fellow, Oxford University, 2017-2019.

Winner of the Juan Linz Dissertation Prize, Comparative Democratization Section, American Political Science Association, 2018.

Winner of the Robert Noxon Toppan Prize for the best dissertation upon a subject of political science, Harvard University, 2017.

Alexandra Roulet

Alexandra Roulet

PhD in Economics, 2017.
Assistant Professor of Economics, INSEAD.


Postdoctoral Fellow, Stone Centre for the Study of Wealth Inequality, INSEAD, Jan-Aug 2017.

Améliorer les appariements sur le marché du travail, by Alexandra RouletAlexandra Roulet's second book, Améliorer les appariements sur le marché du travail, has been published by Presses de Sciences Po (2018). The book analyzes "why there are over 3 millions unemployed in France and yet 300 000 unfilled vacancies each year, and what are potential remedies to this mismatch between labor supply and labor demand." 

Winner of the French Economic Association best book prize, 2019.

Winner of the W.E. Upjohn Institute's Dissertation Award for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues, 2017.

Repenser l’Etat. Pour une social-démocratie de l’innovationAlexandra Roulet's first book, Repenser l'Etat (in French), co-authored with Philippe Aghion, has been published by Éd. du Seuil in 2011. For an overview in English of some of the main ideas, see: 

Philippe Aghion and Alexandra Roulet. 2014. “Growth and the Smart State.” Annual Review of Economics, 6: 913-926.

Ryan T. Sakoda

Ryan T. Sakoda

PhD in Economics, 2017.
Lecturer in Law and Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago Law School.


Attorney, Committee for Public Counsel Services, Boston District and Municipal Court Office, 2015-2019.

JD, Yale Law School, 2012.

Ryan Sakoda's research focuses on the empirical analysis of crime and criminal justice policy. Most recently, he has written on the use of solitary confinement and the effects of post-release supervision.

Daniel Schrage

Daniel Schrage

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

Beth C. Truesdale

PhD in Sociology, 2017.
Research Associate, Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University.


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

Best Graduate Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association Section on Aging and the Life Course, for “Coming of Age in an Unequal State: The Life Course Effects of Economic Inequality on Health,” 2018.