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.

Jamie Carroll, Ph.D., May 2019
Dissertation: "Sustaining a Nonrepresentative Democracy: How High School Academic Inequality Shapes Long-term Voting Patterns"
Supervisor(s): Chandra Muller

Shih-Yi Chao, Ph.D., May 2019
Dissertation: "Gender, Labor Market, and Housework in the Period of Stalled Gender Revolution"
Supervisor(s): R. Kelly Raley

Rachel Donnelly, Ph.D., May 2019
Dissertation: "Precarious Employment in Midlife: Consequences for Marriage and Health"
Supervisor(s): Debra Umberson 

Emily Paine, Ph.D., May 2019
Dissertation: "Gender and Sexuality in the Doctor's Office: LGBT Experiences of Healthcare"
Supervisor(s): Debra Umberson 

Robert W. Ressler, Ph.D., May 2019
Dissertation: "Parental Involvement and Nonprofit Community Organizations"
Supervisor(s): Robert Crosnoe


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