STEW Autumn 2017 Schedule

Hi Everyone,
This 2017-18 academic year chairs for STEW and Placement are Professors Kimberley Kay Hoang and Xi Song. As a third-year Ph.D. student, I am excited to be the graduate student coordinator. Please email me at “Winnie Tong <>” for scheduling and website feedback.

2017-18 Academic Year Schedule for STEW and Placement

All events will run on Mondays from 12:30 – 2:00pm, Room Location TBD

(updated 9.27.17 by Winnie Tong)

September 25 Chad Borkenhagen Secret Recipes and Open Sharing in Modernist Cuisine and Mathematical Finance
October 2 Jaclyn Wong None of that Worked Out’: How Young Professionals Make Career and Family Decisions
October 9 Faculty Panel

Professors Kimberley Kay Hoang (Sociology), Robert Vargas (Sociology) and Ruben Miller (SSA)


Professionalization Panel: Preparing for the Job Talk
October 23 Nora Taplin Grasping for the American Dream: Racial Segregation, Residential Mobility and Homeownership
February 5

Faculty Panel

Professors Sanyu Mojola (Guest Speaker: University of Michigan, and University of Chicago alumni) and Robert Vargas (Sociology)

Professionalization Panel: “Mixed Methods Dissertations”
February 19 Guest Speaker 

Professor Jennifer Carlson (Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona)

June 1: Graduate Student Mini Job Talk Symposium