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Christine L. Williams, Chair CLA 3.306, Mailcode A1700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-6300

Ph.D. Job Candidates

The Department of Sociology is pleased to present its current job market candidates. The candidates' CVs, dissertation titles and webpages 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

Erika Grajeda, Ph.D., 2015
Dissertation: “On the Corner: Gender, Race, and the Making of Day Labor Markets in New York City and San Francisco

Yujin Kim, Ph.D., 2013
Dissertation: “Men’s Mass Imprisonment and Racial differences in Women’s Family Formation Behaviors”

Jinwoo Lee, Ph.D., 2013
Dissertation: “Confidant Isolation: Sources, Psychosocial Processes, and Health Consequences with the Life Course Perspective”

Amy Lodge, Ph.D., 2014
Dissertation: “An Examination of the Processes through which Social Ties Shape Physical Activity Patterns over the Life Course at the Intersection of Race and Gender”

Neveen Shafeek, Ph.D., 2014
Dissertation: “Acculturation and Physical Health: The Case of Middle Eastern Immigrants in the United States”

Ying-Ting Wang, Ph.D., 2014
Dissertation: “Education Gradients in Health for Asian American Adults”

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