PhD, Sociology and Social Policy, Harvard University, USA
Master, City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
BA, Urban Studies, Architecture, and Urban Planning, USA
Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Hollister, Matissa N. (2015). “Professions at the Helm or Left Behind? Trends in the Occupations of College Graduates Since WWII.” Journal of Education and Work 28(3):301-331.
Hollister, Matissa N. and Kristin E. Smith (2014). "Unmasking the conflicting trends in job tenure by gender in the United States, 1983-2010." American Sociological Review 79(1):159-181.
Hollister, Matissa N. (2012) “Employer and Occupational Instability in Two Cohorts of the National Longitudinal Surveys” The Sociological Quarterly. 53(2): 238-263.
Hollister, Matissa N. (2011). “Employment Stability in the U.S. Labor Market: Rhetoric vs. Reality.” Annual Review of Sociology. 37(1):305-324.
Hollister, Matissa N. (2009) “Is Optimal Matching Sub-Optimal?” Sociological Methods & Research 38(2):235-264.
Hollister, Matissa N. (2004). “Does Firm Size Matter Anymore? The New Economy and the Causes of the Firm Size Wage Effect.” American Sociological Review 69(5):659-676.
Books and Edited Volumes
Chapters in Books
2010: Visiting Scholar, The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality
2006: Fellow, Summer Institute on Economy and Society: Trajectories of Capitalism, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
1999-2005: Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy. The National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program.
2010-2012: “Corporate Downsizing and Restructuring in the United States, 1971-present” National Science Foundation
2008: “Corporate Downsizing and Restructuring in the United States, 1971-present” Social Science Research Grant, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy Research, Dartmouth College