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.

Elizabeth Cozzolino, Ph.D., 2018
Dissertation: "Deadbeat Dads or Debtor's Prison? Jailing for Child Support Nonpayment"
Supervisor(s): Jennifer Glass

Emily Paine, Ph.D., 2018
Dissertation: "Gender and Sexuality in the Doctor's Office: LGBT Experiences of Healthcare"
Supervisor(s): Debra Umberson (chair), Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez, David Pedulla (Stanford), Tetyana Pudrovska, Stephen Russell

Robert W. Ressler, Ph.D., 2018
Dissertation: "Parental Involvement and Nonprofit Community Organizations"
Supervisor(s): Robert Crosnoe, Pamela Paxton, Chandra Muller, Jennifer Adair

Bryan Stephens, Ph.D., 2018
Dissertation: "Entrepreneur Location Choice, Ecosystems, and Career Paths"
Supervisor(s): John Sibley Butler


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