Department of Sociology

Ph.D. Job Candidates

The Department of Sociology is pleased to present its current job market candidates. The candidates' dissertation titles, supervisors, and webpages with links to their CVs can be found below. For any questions concerning the students or for further assistance in contacting prospective candidates, please contact the Department at (512) 232-6300 or the candidates directly.

Daniel Jaster, Ph.D., 2018
Dissertation: "Returning Home: Social Change, Refiguration, and the Farm Foreclosure Protests of the 1930s Midwestern U.S."
Supervisor(s): Michael Young

Katherine Sobering, Ph.D., 2017
Dissertation: "Workplace Equality in Argentine Worker-Recuperated Businesses"
Supervisor(s): Javier Auyero

Ori Swed, Ph.D., 2016
Dissertation: "Aid in Conflict: Nongovernmental Organizations and State Repression"
Supervisor(s): Ari Adut and Alex Weinreb


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