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Judson Everitt (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Research and Teaching Interests: Sociology of Education; Socialization; Organizations and Institutions; Sociology of Work and Occupations; Youth, Aging, and the Life Course; Sex and Gender; Research Methods; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Dissertation Title: "Preparing for the Work of Teaching: Professional Socialization and the Construction of Work Perspectives among Pre-Service Teachers" (Defended June 2009)
Dissertation Committee: William A. Corsaro, Pamela Barnhouse Walters, Maurice Garnier, and Bradley A. U. Levinson.
Kerry Greer (email: email@example.com)
Research and Teaching Interests: poverty and social inequality, immigration, family, organizations, non-profits, social change, scholarship of teaching and learning
Dissertation Title: “Responding to Need: One Community’s Response to Government Defunding of Social Welfare to the Poor”
Dissertation Committee: Robert Robinson (chair), Fabio Rojas, and David Reingold
Eric Anthony Grollman (email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://egrollman.com/)
Research and Teaching Interests: Medical Sociology, Social Psychology, Sexualities, Race/Class/Gender, Sex and Gender, Race and Ethnicity, and Research Methods
Dissertation Title: "The Continuing Significance of Discrimination: Multiple Forms of Perceived Discrimination and Health"
Dissertation Committee: Brian Powell (Chair), Peggy A. Thoits, Eliza K. Pavalko, and Pamela Braboy Jackson
Syndee Knight (email: email@example.com)
Research and Teaching Interests: Social Stratification, Crime and Deviance, Urban and Community Studies, Life Course, Research Methods, Mental Health/Illness
Dissertation Title: "From Here to Somewhere: Appalachian Migration and Social Mobility"
Dissertation Committee: Donna Eder (Chair), Arthur S. Alderson, Michelle Brown, Jane McLeod, and Eliza Pavalko
Ke Li (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Research and Teaching Interests: Law and Society Studies, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Gender, Social Theories, Criminology, Archival Research, Ethnography, Mixed Methods, China and East Asia
Dissertation Title: "Seeking Divorce in the Countryside: Marital Grievances, Dispute Resolution, and Gender Inequalities in Contemporary China"
Dissertation Committee: Ethan Michelson (Chair), Brian Steensland, Sara Friedman, Brian Powell
Research and Teaching Interests: Social Networks, Medical Sociology, Mental Health, Social Organizations and Movements
Dissertation Title: "The Institutionalization of Hope? A Sociological View of the Recovery Movement in Mental Health Services"
Dissertation Committee: Bernice Pescosolido (chair), Tim Hallett, Fabio Rojas, Eric Wright
Research and Teaching Interests: Education, culture, inequality, qualitative research methods, social theory
Dissertation Title: "From Compensation to Commensuration: Federal Education Policy and Inequality, 1965-2012"
Dissertation Committee: Timothy Hallett (chair), Pamela Barnhouse Walters, Brian Steensland, and Julia Lamber
Research and Teaching Interests: Sociology of Education, Social Stratification, Race, Gender and Class, Sociology of Family, Aging and the Life Course, Statistics, Research Methods, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Dissertation Title: "Deciding What Comes Next: Social Capital and Changing Postsecondary Plans"
Dissertation Committee: Robert V. Robinson (Chair), Jennifer C. Lee, Bernice A. Pescosolido, and Brian Powell
Research and Teaching Interests: Sociology of science and knowledge, Sociology of law, Quantitative research methods, Social theory, Sociology of family, Social psychology
Dissertation Title: "Witnessing Authority: The Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Courts"
Dissertation Committee: Thomas F. Gieryn (chair), J. Scott Long, Ethan Michelson, Brian Powell
Research and Teaching Interests: Education / Comparative Education, Political Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Sexuality / LGBT Studies, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, and Social Networks
Dissertation Title: "Testing for All: The Emergence and Development of International Assessments of Students’ Achievements 1958-2008"
Dissertation Committee: Brian Powell (Co-Chair), Margaret Sutton (Co-Chair), Art Alderson, Heidi Ross, and Pamela B. Walters
Research and Teaching Interests: Medical sociology: mental health and illness; family sociology; social psychology; aging and the life course; race, class, and gender; the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL)
Dissertation Title: "Understanding the Effects of Adult Children on the Health of Middle-Aged Parents"
Dissertation Committee: Pamela B. Jackson (Chair), Patricia McManus, Eliza Pavalko, and Peggy Thoits
Research and Teaching Interests: Deviance, Social Psychology, Sexualities, Gender, Sociology of the Body, Qualitative Methods, Emotions, Race and Ethnicity
Dissertation Title: “Male Strippers: Their Experiences and Self-Conceptions”
Dissertation Committee: William A. Corsaro (co-chair), Martin S. Weinberg (co-chair), Peter Adler, and Colin J. Williams
Research and Teaching Interests: Race and Ethnicity; Medical Sociology; Social Psychology; Quantitative Methodology; Economic Sociology; Affect Control Theory
Dissertation Title: "Opening the Black Box of Segregation: The Structures of Racial Health Disparities"
Dissertation Committee: Bernice Pescosolido (Co-Chair), Peggy A. Thoits (Co-Chair), Quincy Thomas Stewart, David R. Heise, Brian Powell
Research and Teaching Interests: Political sociology, organizations, comparative sociology, sociology of law, stratification, statistics & research methods
Dissertation Title: "Trajectories of equality: Fair employment in the US, Great Britain and Canada"
Dissertation Committee: Tim Bartley (co-chair), Clem Brooks (co-chair), Patricia McManus, Ethan Michelson, and Youngjoo Cha
Research and Teaching Interests: Stratification, Inequality, Poverty, Policy, Family, Gender, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Dissertation Title: "Is There a Persistent Rural-Urban Divide? Spatial Inequalities in Food Insecurity and the Impact of the Great Recession"
Dissertation Committee: Patricia McManus (chair), Art Alderson, Brian Powell, and Kristin Seefeldt
Research and Teaching Interests: Health, Quantitative Methods, Aging & the Life Course, Children & Youth, the Family, Alcohol & Drug Use, Stratification & Inequality
Dissertation Title: "The Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Child and Adolescent Health: An Organization and Systematic Comparison of Measures"
Dissertation Committee: Jane D. McLeod and Eliza K. Pavalko (co-chairs), Arthur S. Alderson, J. Scott Long