Sociology PhDs on the Job Market

Savina Balasubramanian

Savina Balasubramanian
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender, Sexuality and Reproduction; Race and Ethnicity; Science, Knowledge, and Technology; Health and Medicine; Law and Society; Political and Historical Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology; Sociology of Social Knowledge
  • Advisor:  Orloff
  • E-mail: SavinaBalasubramanian2015@u.northwestern.edu

Robin Bartram

Robin Bartram
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Urban sociology, housing, inequality, cultural sociology, public policy and urban regulation, welfare and legal studies, organizations, work, and occupations, environmental sociology, gender and sexualities, mixed methods
  • Advisor:  Pattillo
  • E-mail: rbartram@u.northwestern.edu

Amelia Branigan (Ph.D. 2014)

Amelia Branigan (Ph.D. 2014)

Natalia Forrat (Ph.D. 2017)

Natalia Forrat (Ph.D. 2017)
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Political sociology, comparative-historical sociology, state capacity and state-society relationships, political regimes, political economy of authoritarianism, civil society, social policy, and post-communist countries
  • Advisor:  Orloff; Carruthers
  • E-mail: nataliaforrat2015@u.northwestern.edu

Nisa Goksel

Nisa Goksel
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender and Sexuality; Political and Comparative Studies; War, Violence, and Peace; Migration, Displacement and Diaspora Studies; Feminist and Women’s Movements in the Middle East; Subaltern Studies and Postcolonial Theory; Transnationalism.
  • Advisor:  Orloff
  • E-mail: HayrunnisaGoksel2014@u.northwestern.edu

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Social Inequality; Culture; Sociology of Education; Higher Education; Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Gender; Science, Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM); Mixed Methods
  • Advisor:  Watkins-Hayes
  • E-mail: ajohnson@u.northwestern.edu

Marcel Knudsen

Marcel Knudsen
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Work and Inequality, Organizations, Low-wage Work, Gender, Labor Markets, Social Stratification, Automation, Research Methods
  • Advisor:  Nelson
  • E-mail: marcel.knudsen@u.northwestern.edu

Alka Menon

Alka Menon
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Medical Sociology, Racial and Ethnic Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Sociology of the Body and Embodiment, Global and Transnational Sociology, Theory
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: alka.menon@u.northwestern.edu

Jaimie Morse

Jaimie Morse
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Sociology of Health, Illness, and Biomedicine; Science and Technology Studies (STS); Socio-legal Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Cultural Sociology; Global and Transnational Sociology
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: jmorse@u.northwestern.edu

Kellie Owens (Ph.D. 2017)

Kellie Owens (Ph.D. 2017)
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Sociology of biomedicine, health, and illness; Sociology of science and technology, Sociology of gender and reproduction
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: kowens@u.northwestern.edu

David Peterson

David Peterson

Nevena Radoynovska

Nevena Radoynovska

Margarita Rayzberg

Margarita Rayzberg
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Science, Knowledge, and Technology, Global and Transnational Sociology; Sociology of Social Knowledge, Sociology of Expertise, International Development, Sociology of Economics, History of Social Thought, Contemporary Social Theory, Global Inequality
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: MargaritaRayzberg2016@u.northwestern.edu

Talia Shiff

Talia Shiff
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Migration, Theories of State Evaluation and Power, Sociology of Law; Political Sociology; Sociology of Knowledge, Culture, Comparative-Historical Sociology.
  • Advisor:  Orloff
  • E-mail: taliashiff@nlaw.northwestern.edu

Stefan Vogler

Stefan Vogler
  • Area(s) of Interest:  Gender & Sexuality, Sociology of Law, Law & Society, Sociology of Science and Knowledge, Feminist & Queer Theory, Criminology, Political Sociology, Culture
  • Advisor:  Epstein
  • E-mail: svogler@u.northwestern.edu

Hannah Wohl (Ph.D. 2017)

Hannah Wohl (Ph.D. 2017)