Recent PhD Graduates Start New Jobs

The Department of Sociology is pleased to announce that 3 students completed the PhD in Fall 2022 and will start in academic positions.

Congratulations to:

Jennifer Cheek, “White Savior Projects: An Examination of the Antitrafficking Social Movement.”
Dr. Cheek will begin as an Assistant Professor at Manchester University

Kelli Russell, “Whiteness and Farming:  An Ethnography of White Farmers’ Understanding of Inequality”
Dr. Russell will begin as an Assistant Extension Professor at Auburn University

Izzy Thornton, “Classified: How Inequality Shapes the ‘Need to Know’ Question in Sex Education
Dr. Thornton will begin as Senior Evaluation Associate at the Center for Research Evaluation at the University of Mississippi.