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

Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz

Rodríguez-Muñiz, MichaelRodríguez-Muñiz, Michael

Ph.D. expected 2015
Curriculum Vitae 

Research and Teaching Interests: Sociology of Knowledge, Cultural Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Political Sociology, Latino Panethnicity, Coloniality, Social and Political Theory, Ethnography and Qualitative Methodologies

Dissertation: The Politics of the Future: Demographic Knowledge, Latino/a Spokespersons, and the ‘Browning of America’

Committee Members: José Itzigsohn (Committee Chair), Michael Kennedy, Gianpaolo Baiocchi (NYU), and Ann Morning (NYU)


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