COVID-19 Update

Rutgers University has moved teaching online for the remainder of the semester. For all those enrolled in classes, all instructors should have provided you with information on how to best contact them during this period. If you have more general departmental inquiries, please contact one of us using the email addresses below. Take care, all.

Department Chair: Julie Phillips, Email: soc-chair@sociology.rutgers.edu
Graduate Director: Steven Brechin, Email: gpd@sociology.rutgers.edu
Undergraduate Director: Sharon Bzostek, Email: ug-dir@sociology.rutgers.edu
Senior Department Administrator: Lisa Iorillo, Email: liorillo@sociology.rutgers.edu
Graduate Program Coordinator: Marie Ferguson, Email: meferguson@sociology.rutgers.edu
Undergraduate Administrative Assistant: Carissa Nadonley, Email: undergrad-soc@sociology.rutgers.edu

Initial Placements

2019

Brittany Pearl Battle. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Wake Forest University

Idit FastLady Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel

Hwa-Yen Huang. Project Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Dong Hwa University, Hualien, Taiwan

Brandon Kramer. Postdoctoral Fellow, Biocomplexity Institute and Initiative, University of Virginia

Lauren Murphy. Senior Research Assistant, Centers for Spinal Cord Injury and Outcomes and Assessment Research, Kessler Foundation.

Jason PhillipsPostdoctoral Diversity Fellow in Urban Policy and Inequality, Department of Sociology, Temple University

Alicia Raia-HawrylakProject Manager and Supervisor of Evaluation, School Climate Transformation Project, Rutgers University

2018

Ying-Chao Kao. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University

Teja PristavecPostdoctoral Associate, Social and Decision Analytics Division, Biocomplexity Institute, University of Virginia

Lindsay Stevens. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Office of Population Research and Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University

2017

Kelly Kato. Research Associate/Coordinator, Atlantic Health System

Elizabeth Luth. T32 Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Behavioral Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

2016

Analena Bruce. Post-doctoral Fellow (2015-17), School of Public Health, Indiana University-Bloomington

Julia Flagg. Assistant professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies, Connecticut College 

Jennifer Hemler. Research Associate, Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Etienne Meunier. Project Coordinator, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Ghassan Moussawi. Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Katherine Thurman. Postdoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and Policy

2015

Shruti Devgan. Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of William and Mary

Shatima Jones. Post-doctoral Scholar, Department of Sociology, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University

Eric Kushins. Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Director of Executive Programs, Mercer University

Alexis Merjanoff. Associate Research Scientist, New York University College of Global Public Health

Kirsten Younghee Song. Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, West Virginia University

2014

Alena Alamgir. Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Oxford, St. Anthony's College

Jeffrey Dowd. Assistant Instructor, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University

Yu-Sheng Lin. Project Assistant Professor, Center on Society, Technology, and Medicinem, National Cheng Kung University (Tawain)

Janet Lorenzen. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Willamette University

Vikash Singh. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Montclair State University

Hsin-Yi Yeh. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, National Taipei University (Taiwan)

2013

Neha Gondal. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Boston University

Daina Harvey. Assistant Professor of Sociology, College of the Holy Cross

Maria Islas-Lopez. Post-doctoral Fellow, Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality, University of Denver

Oh-Jung Kwon. Post-Doctoral Associate in Human Ecology, Rutgers University

Tracie Witte. Assistant Professor of Sociology, Montgomery College

2012

Audrey Devine-Eller. Visiting Assistant Professor, Grinnell College

Rachelle Germana. Assistant Dean and Director of Undergraduate Colleges, Stony Brook University

Chioun Lee. Fellow, Center for Women's Health and Health Disparities Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School

Colleen Nugent. Statistician/Associate Service Fellow at National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control

Karen Stein. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth University

Elizabeth Williamson. Collegiate Assistant Professor, University of Chicago