Placement Record

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The Graduate Program in Sociology is very proud of its graduate students.  With a commitment to providing a learning experience that prepares students for both the academic and non-academic markets, our students have attained great success.

2017 Graduates

Amrit Dhillon
Research Anaylyst, Ipsos Canada, Toronto

Gillian Elliott
PhD Candidate, Faculty of Health, University of Toronto

Talisha Ramsaroop
Project Coordinator at PEACH (Promoting Education and Community Health), Toronto

Jessica Thyriar
Administrative/Social Media Coordinator, Coldwell Banker Sun Realty, Toronto

2016 Graduates

Babak Amini
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, London School of Economics

Miriam Hird-Younger
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Geography, University of Toronto

Kazhal Mohammadi
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, Carleton University

Maigan Newson
Employment Initiatives Coordinator, Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning, Prince Edward Island

Emily Zimmermann
AODA Compliance Councellor, March of Dimes Canada

2015 Graduates

Ali Mehboob Hirji
Chief of Staff, Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network, Toronto

Grace Barakat
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Mary Choy
Program Manager, Street Haven at the Crossroads, Baie-Comeau, Quebec

Devin Clancy
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Betty Ann Henry
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Markus Gerke
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jelena Golubovic
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Anthropology, Simon Fraser University

Mandi Gray
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Sarah Haque
Constituency Assistant at MPP Han Dong's Constituency Office, Trinity-Spadina

Danielle Landry
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Robyn LeBlanc
Program Evaluator, John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick

Nadia Nassar
Research Assistant, Guelph Police Service

Khalida Ramyar
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Christopher Zakher
Senior Housing Surveys Clerk, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

2014 Graduates

Wendy Chappel
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Education, York University

A.J. Lowik
PhD Candidate, Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, University of British Columbia

Erika McDonald
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

2013 Graduates

Susan Cake
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, University of Alberta
Janine DeLorey
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, Dalhousie University
Shirin Khayambashi
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, McMaster University
Jessica Rayne
Strategic Advisor, Publicis Health

2012 Graduates

Jackie Boyce
Clinical Research Project Coordinator, Pain in Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children
Heather Brady
Policy Analyst, CAAT Pension Plan
Enio Chiola
Market Research Specialist, Canadian Automobile Association, South Central Ontario
Nadia Guiliano
Research Project Manager, Gender and Work Database, York University
Jonathan Zissakos
Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

2011 Graduates

Michael Backs
Planner, Architecture and Planning, Regional Municipality of York
Giselle Dias
Clinical Pyshotherapist, London, Ontario
Andrea Barbera
Coordinator, Enrolment Management and Student Affairs, School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University
Alana Gentile
Contact Centre Representative, Regional Municipality of York
Darcy L'Heureux
Vice President, Global Business Development, Architecture and Planning, Crystal Fountains
Amanda Salerno
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

2010 Graduates

Shirin Forouzin
Project Lead, Brampton Multicultural Community Centre
Carmen Teeple Hopkins
Visiting Reserach Associate, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

2016 Graduates

Anke Allspach
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, Ryerson University

Angele Alook
Adjunct Professor, Concordia University College of Alberta
Researcher, Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Jesse Carlson
Instructor, Department of Sociology, Brandon University

Craig Fortier
Assistant Professor, Social Development Studies, Renison University College, University of Waterloo

Markus Kip
Scientific Assistant, Graduate School of Urban Studies, Darmstadt University of Technology

2015 Graduates

Alan Bourke
Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Liberal Studies, Mohawk College

Jordan Cicalo
Analyst, Order of Canada Program, National Orders, Ottawa

Democratia Dafnos
Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of New Brunswick

Suzanne Day
Postdoctoral Fellow, Women's Xchange, Women's College Hospital, Toronto

Jennie Haw
Postdoctoral Researcher, Discourse, Science and Publics, University of Guelph

2014 Graduates

Michael Christensen
Postdoctoral Fellow, Global Digital Citizenship, York University

Karine Côté-Boucher
Assistant Professor, School of Criminology, Université de Montréal

Erkan Ercel
Adjunct Scholar, The Multicultural History Society of Ontario

Brian Fuller
Visiting Assistant Professor, Carleton College, Minnesota

Alison Jenkins Jayman
Research Associate, School of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health, York University

2013 Graduates

Kelly Holloway
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University

David Lavin
Program Analyst, Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization

Ryan McVeigh
Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies, Lakehead University

Andrea Quinlan
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University

Chris Sanders
Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology and Sociology, Lakehead University

2012 Graduates

Mark Ayyash
Assistant Professsor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Royal University

Gulhanim Caliskan
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University

Dolores Rigueroa Romero
Postdoctoral Fellow, CIESAS, Mexico and Associate Fellow CERLAC, York University

Diego Llovet
Behavioural Scientist, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto

Morgan Poteet
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Mount Allison University

2011 Graduates

Albert Banerjee
CoFAS/Marie Curie Research Fellow, Stockholm University

Greg Bird
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

Saeed Hydaralli
Assistant Professor, Feinstein College of Arts and Science, Roger Williams University

Ruthann Lee
Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Studies, University of British Columbia

Yuzhen Liu
Lecturer, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Centre for Canadian Studies

Marcia Oliver
Assistant Professor, Department of Law and Society, Wilfrid Laurier University

Katherine Osterlund
Senior Policy Advisor, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

2010 Graduates

Miga Cultem
Senior Policy Analysis, Health Canada

Doris Grinspun
Chief Executive Officer, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Mervyn Horgan
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Guelph University

Peter Mallory
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, St. Francis Xavier University

Fiona Whittington-Walsh
Chair, Department of Sociology, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Vice-President of Inclusion BC