Alumni News

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Taylor Cain Starts New Post with City of Boston

September 23rd, 2019 in Alumni, News.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh just announced Taylor Cain’s (PhD, 2019) appointment as Director of the City of Boston's Housing Innovation Lab (i-Lab).

Sociology Alumna Finishes PhD and Joins Rutgers Faculty

June 12th, 2019 in Alumni, News.

Sarah Tosh (BA, 2009, Sociology and Political Science) completed her doctorate in sociology this spring at CUNY Graduate Center and will begin her professional career as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Camden in the fall of 2019.  Her dissertation concerns the processes of demonization of immigrants by associating them with crime that began in the U.S. in the 1980s, and the public policy consequences of those processes.  From that work she has recently published “Drugs, Crime, and Aggravated Felony Deportations: Moral Panic Theory and the Legal Construction of the ‘Criminal Alien’” in the journal Critical Criminology. 

Congratulations, Sarah!

Graduate Student Rebecca Farber becomes Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at the College of William & Mary

May 28th, 2019 in Alumni, Graduate Students, News.

Congratulations to Rebecca Farber, who has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the College of William and Mary. Rebecca is a current PhD student. Best of luck to Rebecca -- we wish you success!

Graduate Student David Levy joins the Department of Justice

May 20th, 2019 in Alumni, Graduate Students, News.

David Levy (PhD 2018) has accepted a position as a monitoring and evaluation specialist at the Department of Justice's Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development. Congratulations, David!

Graduate Student Meaghan Stiman becomes Tenure-Track Professor at the College of William & Mary

May 20th, 2019 in Alumni, Graduate Students, News.

Congratulations to Meaghan Stiman, who has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of sociology at the College of William and Mary. Meaghan is a 2017 PhD, whose dissertation explored “The City or The Country: Second Homeownership in Urban and Rural Contexts.”  Best of luck to Meaghan in this exciting new position!