Graduate Job Placements

Most of our graduates who pursue academic placements in the U.S. meet their professional goals, and many join the faculty of top research programs. Similarly, those graduates who pursue other research or policy positions begin careers in prominent government and international agencies, research centers, and consulting firms.

Today, Brown PhDs are on the faculties at Cornell, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, University of Colorado, University of Maryland, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin, and many other schools. Outside the U.S., they are at top international research institutions, including McGill University, Peking University, and El Colegio de Mexico. They work at the National Institutes of Health, the Census Bureau, the United Nations, the CDC, and The World Bank. Many of our PhDs choose to begin their careers with a postdoctoral fellowship. In the last several years our graduates have accepted postdoctoral positions at Princeton, Brown, Harvard, Tulane, Minnesota, RAND, Oxford, Indiana, and many other top institutions. Placements for the most recent PhDs are listed below, sorted by graduation year.

2017

Graizbord, Diana – Assistant Professor of Sociology & Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University of Georgia

2016

Andia, Tatiana – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Universidad de los Andes

Brown, Karida – Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA

Ciplet, David – Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

Hammoudeh, Weeam – Assistant Professor, Birzeit University

Jenkins, Tania – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago

Kallman​, Meghan ​– Postdoctoral Fellow​,​ Brown University

Randell, Heather – Postdoctoral Fellow, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)

2015

Jarallah, Yara – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Queensland

Klein, Peter – Assistant Professor, Bard College

Rodríguez-Muñiz, Michael – Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago (2015-2016); Assistant Professor, Northwestern University (starting 2016)

Zhou, Mujun – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley

2014

Adar, Sinem – Postdoctoral Fellow, University of South Florida

Hernández-Medina, Iluminada Esther – Dominican Republic Tax Office

Mullen, Erica – New York City Human Resources Administration / Department of Social Services

Onyango, Bernard – Knowledge Translation Scientist, African Institute for Development Policy

Plavin-Masterman, Mim – Assistant Professor, Worcester State University

Singh, Gayatri – Urban Development Specialist, The World Bank

Subedi, Inku – Freelance Data Analysis Consultant

Vithayathil, Trina – Assistant Professor, Providence College

Zhang, Weiwei – Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University; Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University

2013

Adams, Crystal – Assistant Professor, University of Miami

Clergé, Orly – Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale; Assistant Professor, Tufts University

Cordner, Alissa – Assistant Professor, Whitman College

Costanza, Jennifer – Visiting Assistant Professor, Rhode Island College

Issar, Sukriti – Assistant Professor, Sciences Po, Paris

Lyson, Mercedes – Senior Research Associate, Tufts Medical Center

Pereyra Cáceres, Omar – Researcher, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Thapa, Dikshya – International Development Professional, The World Bank

2012

Bridges, Todd – Director of Strategy, Operations, and Analytics, Ethic

Gibson, Christopher – Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Goldberg, Rachel – Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University; Assistant Professor, University of California Irvine

Herman, Moshi – Research Associate, London School of Economics

Kracker-Seltzer, Amy – IMPAQ International LLC

Majumdar, Shruti – Consultant, The World Bank

Song, Jing – Research Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China

Villacrés, Daniella – Consultant, The World Bank

Villegas, Celso – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Kenyon College

Xu, Hongwei – Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan

Yang, Myungji – Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa

2011 

Rivera Drew, Julia – Research Scientist, University of Minnesota

Esteves, Ana – Researcher, University of Lisbon

Loft, Lisbeth Trille – Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen

Minca, Elisabeta – Postdoctoral Fellow, Community Health, Brown University

Sanchez Soto, Gabriela – Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University; Assistant Professor, University of Texas San Antonio

2010

Admassu, Kassahun – Consultant, Population and Reproductive Health

Buszin, Justin – Senior Analytics Consultant, Allianz Life

Darrah-Okike, Jennifer – Lecturer in Social Studies, The Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

2009 

Fennell, Julie – Associate Professor, Gallaudet University 

López-Ramírez, Adriana – Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Little Rock

Ngqulunga, Bongani – Deputy Director-General and Head of the Private Office of the President, Republic of South Africa

Parker, Erin – Health Scientist, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), CDC 

Reed, Holly – Assistant Professor of Sociology and Faculty Affiliate at CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, Queens College

Schensul, Daniel – Senior Technical Specialist, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 

Senier, Laura – Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Shandra, Carrie – Assistant Professor, SUNY Stonybrook