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.

2021 Graduates

Carly Luchuck
Executive of Equity and Inclusion, Indigo Girls Group

Candace Trusty
Payment Services Officer, Federal Government of Canada

2020 Graduates

Benjamin Blaney
House Manager, Momentum Development Support

Chanelle Gallant
Organizer, writer, movement strategist, speaker for sex workers rights and racial justice

Victoria Ogley
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Charlotte Smith
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Samantha Teichman
PhD Candidate, Gerontology, Simon Fraser University

2019 Graduates

Anna Benker
Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, AmeriCorps Vista, International Institute of Minnesota

Alina Budhwani
Crisis Counsellor, Victim Services, Toronto, Domestic Violence Researcher

Kayla Jeffrey
Project Coordinator of Sector Development, GDI—The Porter Project

Nishan Kaushall
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Theodora Kyriakakos
English Teacher, Qkids

Melissa McLetchie
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Monisha Poojary
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology

2018 Graduates

Carlo Charles
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, McMaster University

Rubina Karyar
MA Candidate, Graduate Program in Social Work, York University

Emma Lindala
Volunteer, VHA Home Healthcare

Anna Lippman
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

2017 Graduates

Jana Borras
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Leigha Comer
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Amrit Dhillon
Research Analyst, Ipsos Canada, Toronto

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

Jocelyn MacDonald
Legal Talent Administrator, Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt LLP

Talisha Ramsaroop
Community Project Coordinator, York University

Janice Phonepraseuth
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, York University

Jessica Thyriar
Education and Training Specialist, York University

2016 Graduates

Babak Amini
Research Student, 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
Bilingual Settlement Officer, Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning, PEI

Nilum Panesar
Management Consultant, Deloitte

Connie Phung
PhD Candidate, Graduate Program in Sociology, Concordia University

Emily Zimmermann
Junior Analyst, Skyjack Inc.

2015 Graduates

Ali Mehboob Hirji
Project and Research Lead, Al Hub at Durham College

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

Mary Choy
Regional Health Education Coordinator, Praries and Northwest Territories at CATIE

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

Sarah Haque
Logistics Planner, Canada Cartage

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

Robyn LeBlanc
Director of Research, John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick

Nadia Nassar
Policy Analyst, City of Waterloo

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

Christopher Zakher
Senior Analyst, Economics at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

2021 Graduates

Mandi Gray
CIHR Health System Impact Post-Doctoral Fellowship Holder, University of Calgary

Sarah Rogers
Project Manaager, Research Services, YUork Region District School Board

Elizabeth Rondinelli
Assistant Professor, Sociology, Acadia University

Giselle Thompson
Assistant Professor, Sociology, Acadia University

2020 Graduates

Nicholas Cristiano
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addition

Colin Hastings
Postdoctoral Researcher, Concordia University

2019 Graduates

Bojan Baca
Ernst Mach Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Southeast European Studies, University of Graz
Junior Research Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies, South East Europe, University of Rijeka

Sarah Hornstein
Membership Services Officer, Faculty Association, University of British Columbia

Adam King
Senior Researcher, Canadian Labour Congress

Azar Masoumi
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Acadia University

Ishrat Sultana
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Sociology, North South University

2018 Graduates

Bianca Baggiarini
Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy

Krista Banasiak
Manager, Research and Public Policy, Diabetes Canada

Vivian Stamatopoulos
Associate Teaching Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Shaira Vadasaria
Visiting Assistant Professor,  Al-Quds University/Bard College

2017 Graduates

Benjamin Christensen
Faculty, Douglas College

Julianne DiSanto
Professor, Department of Sociology, Sheridan College

2016 Graduates

Anke Allspach
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, Ryerson University

Angele Alook
Assistant Professor, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, York University

Jesse Carlson
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Acadia 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
Associate Professor, Sociology, University of New Brunswick

Suzanne Day
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill

Jennie Haw
Health System Impact Fellow, Western University

David Moffette
Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa

Katherine Pendakis
Assistant Professor, Social Cultural Studies, Memorial University (Grenfell Campus)