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Kyle Green is a PhD!

Kyle Green successfully defended his dissertation, "The Allure of Mixed Martial Arts: Meaning Making, Masculinity, and Embodiment in Suburbia," on Aug. 12. His Advisors are Profs. Teresa Gowan and Doug Hartmann. Kyle will begin his career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Utica College, Utica, New York, in Fall 2015. Congratulations, Dr. Green!

Jack Lam successfully defends

Jack Lam successfully defended his dissertation, "Job Insecurity, Adaptive Strategies and Health in Early Adulthood," on Wed. July 1. His Advisor is Prof. Phyllis Moen. Jack has a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Congratulations, Dr. Lam!
Liying Luo

Liying Luo, third PhD in June!

Liying Luo successfully defended her dissertation, "Age-Period-Cohort Analysis: Critiques and Innovations," on June 9, 2015. Her advisor is Professor Rob Warren. In Fall 2015, she begins her career as an Assistant Professor in the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department at the University of Delaware. Congratulations, Dr. Luo!
Wen Fan

Another doctor in the house!

Wen Fan successfully defended her dissertation, "Children of the Chinese Cultural Revolution: Disrupted Education, Send-Down Experiences, and Midlife Health," on June 2, 2015. Wen is advised by Professor Phyllis Moen. In July, she begins her career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Boston College. Congratulations, Dr. Fan!
Wenjie Liao

Congratulations Dr. Liao!

Wenjie Liao successfully defended her dissertation, "Remembering the Faces of Law: Collective Memories and Legal Consciousness in Transitional China," on June 2, 2015. Wenjie is advised by Professors Elizabeth Boyle and Joachim Savelsberg. In Fall 2015, she begins her career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Congratulations, Dr. Liao!

Sarah Lageson is a PhD!

Sarah Lageson successfully defended her dissertation, "Digital Punishment in an Era of Online Crime Reporting," on May 13, 2015. Her advisor is Prof. Chris Uggen. In Fall 2015, Sarah will begin her career as an Assistant Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. Congratulations, Dr. Lageson!

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