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PhDs on the Market

Name: Sara Nuzhat Amin
Email Address: sara [dot] amin [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Sara Nuzhat Amin)
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Asian Studies, Co-director of Teaching and Scholarship, Asian University for Women, Bangladesh
Program: PhD (2011)
Previous Degrees: BSc Mathematics, McGill University (2002); BA International Development Studies, McGill University (2002); MA Sociology, McGill University (2003)
Research Interests: migration and identity politics; social movements; gender and development; political sociology; social statistics
Dissertation Title: Contesting Citizenship and Faith: Collective identity claims-making by Muslim organizations in the United States and Canada, 2000-2008
Link to CV: Sara Nuzhat Amin CV [.pdf]

Name: Magali Girard
Email Address: magali [dot] girard [at] gmail [dot] com
Current Position: Research coordinator, University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre
Previous Degrees: PhD Sociology, McGill University (2010), Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California - Berkeley (2012)
Research Interests: Primary Care, Community Research, Immigration
Dissertation Title: Labour Market Outcomes of Immigrants and Foreign Credentials (Supervisor: Professor Michael Smith)
Link to CV: Magali_Girard CV [.pdf]

Name: Valerie Heintz-Martin
Email Address: heintz-martin [at] dji [dot] de
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Bamberg, Germany (2008- 2011); Senior researcher German Youth Institute DJI, Munich, Germany (since 2011)
Program: PhD (Sep. 2008)
Previous Degrees: BSc Sociology, Ludwigs-Maximilians University of Munich; MA Sociology. University of Bielefeld; PhD, McGill University
Research Interests:  Stepfamilies, fertility, divorce, life course, quantitative methods: event history analyses
Dissertation Title: STEPFAMILIES IN CANADA: Numbers, characteristics, stability and childbearing
Link to CV: Valerie Heintz-Martin CV [.pdf]

Name: Claudia Masferrer
Email Address: claudia [dot] masferrer [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Claudia Masferrer)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BS Applied Mathematics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (2004); MS Statistics, The University of Texas at Austin (2009)
Research Interests: Demography and population dynamics;  Social policy; Migration and immigrant integration; Return migration; Race and ethnicity; Family and fertility changes; Mexico, the United States and Canada; Quantitative and qualitative methods
Link to CV: Claudia Masferrer CV [.pdf]
Personal Website: www.cmasferrer.wordpress.com

France Pascale Menard
Name: France-Pascale Ménard
Email Address: france-pascale [dot] menard [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (France-Pascale Menard)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Economics, Université Laval (2002); MSc Economics, Université de Montréal (2004)
Research Interests: family change; population aging, conjugal and parental histories, intergenerational transfers, social and family networks, work and family balance
Dissertation Title: The effect of family transformations associated with the decline of family size and marital instability on family networks at retirement age
Link to CV: France Pascale CV [.pdf]


Name: Anahi Morales Hudon
Email Address: anahi [dot] moraleshudon [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Anahi Morales Hudon)
Program: PhD
Previous Degrees: BA Political Science, Université du Québec à Montréal (2005); MA Political Science, Analysis & Theory - Women’s Studies Option, Université du Québec à Montréal (2007)
Research Interests: social movements; intersectionality; gender; ethnicity; indigenous & women’s movements; Latin America; Mexico; qualitative methods

Natalka Patsiurko
Name: Natalka Patsiurko
Email Address: natalia [dot] patsurko [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Natalka Patsiurko)
Current Position: Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellow in Ukrainian Politics, Culture, and Society at The Centre on European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES), University of Toronto; Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University, Montreal
Program: PhD (Feb. 2009)
Previous Degrees: MA Sociology, Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic (1992); BA Economics and Mathematics, Lviv University, Ukraine (1991)
Research Interests: economic sociology, informal economy, migration to Europe, post-communist societies, nationalism
Dissertation Title: Circumventing the State: Illegal Labour Migration from Ukraine as a Strategy Within the Informal Economy
Link to CV: Natalka Patsiurko CV [.pdf]

Susan Rogers
Name: Susan Rogers
Email Address: susan [dot] rogers2 [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Susan Rogers)
Program: PhD 2011
Previous Degrees: BA, MA, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Research Interests: sociology of science; medical sociology; innovation studies; scientific regulation; scientific collaborations

Name: Annalisa Salonius
Email Address: asalonius [at] chemheritage [dot] org (Annalisa Salonius)
Current Position: FQRSC Postdoctoral Fellow University of Pennsylvania, Dept of History and Sociology of Science
Program: PhD (Feb. 2008)
Previous Degrees: BSc Biochemistry, University of Toronto; MA Sociology, McGill University
Research Interests: social studies of science; work, occupations and organizations; higher education; life sciences; biomedical sciences; political economy of science; qualitative, historical and fieldwork methods
Dissertation Title: Working in the Lab: Social Organization of Research and Training in Biomedical Research Labs in Canada and its Relationship to Research Funding
Link to CV: Annalisa Salonius CV [.pdf]

Name:  Kalyani Thurairajah
Email address:  kalyani [dot] thurairajah [at] mail [dot] mcgill [dot] ca
Program: PhD (Feb. 2014)
Current Position: Margaret and Wallace McCain Postdoctoral Fellow, Mount Allison University (Department of Sociology)
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. Physiology and Psychology, University of Western Ontario (2004); MSc. Couple and Family Therapy, University of Guelph (2007)
Research Interests:  Suspect minorities; immigration; multiculturalism; diaspora and transnationalism; Sri Lankan Tamil community; ethnic conflict
Dissertation Title: "Caught between the 'Bleeding Homeland' and the 'Safe Haven':  Negotiating loyalties in times of conflict"
Link to CV: Kalyani_Thurairajah_CV [.pdf]