Sociology Ph.D.s on the Job Market

The following Ph.D. candidates and recent graduates from the Brown University Department of Sociology are seeking positions in the field.


David Ciplet

Ciplet, DavidCiplet, David

Ph.D. expected 2015

Research Interests: Environmental Sociology, Social Movements, Globalization and Development, Political Economy, Inequality, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Public Sociology, Qualitative Methods

Dissertation: Contesting Climate Injustice: Transnational Advocacy for Rights, Resources and Fair Climate Change Funding

Committee Members: Timmons Roberts (Chair), Phil Brown, Nitsan Chorev

Affiliations: Graduate Program in Development, Institute for the Study of Environment and Society, Climate and Development Lab

Tania Jenkins

Jenkins, TaniaJenkins, Tania

Ph.D. expected May 2016

Research Interests: Medical Sociology, Sociology of Professions, Professional Stratification, Ethnography, Sociological Theory

Dissertation: Doctoring With Status: Professional Stratification among Internal Medicine Residents

Committee Members: Susan Short (Chair), Phil Brown (Northeastern University), Margot Jackson

Inku Subedi

Subedi, InkuSubedi, Inku

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests: Social Demography; Gender Inequality; Life Course and Social Stratification; Transition to Adulthood; Determinants and Consequences of Migration; Population Health, including Sexual and Reproductive Health

Dissertation: Gender Differences in Migration, Marital Timing, and Spousal Choice within Marriage in Nepal

Committee Members: Michael White (Chair), Leah Vanwey, Nancy Luke

Mujun Zhou

Zhou, MujunZhou, Mujun

Ph.D. expected 2015
Curriculum Vitae

Research and Teaching Interests: Political Sociology; Social Movement; Transition; Ideology and Intellectuals; Development; Critical Theory

Dissertation: Civil Society, Public Sphere, and Activists: Toward a Critical Sociology of Post-socialist China

Committee Members: Michael D. Kennedy (chair), Patrick Heller, and Jose Itzigsohn