Raphi Rechitsky successfully defended his dissertation, "Forced Migration Processes and Global Refugees at the Borders of Europe in Ukraine," on July 23, 2014. Rechitsky is advised by Professor Ron Aminzade. Dr. Rechitsky will begin a position as an Assistant Professor in Political Science and Sociology at the European University in St. Petersburg, Russia this fall.
Gina Erickson (Ph.D. 2012) will begin her second year, this fall 2014, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.
Kyungmin Baek defended his dissertation, "The Adoption of Outcomes of ISO 14001 Across Korean Business Firms," on July 14, 2014. His advisor is Professor Erin Kelly. Dr. Baek will begin a position as an Assistant Professor at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russian Federation, this fall. Congratulations!
Rachelle Hill, (Ph.D. 2012) is an Administrator for the Minnesota Census Research Data Center, U.S. Census Bureau.
Meghan Krausch successfully defended her dissertation "Redefining Social Movement: Utopianism and Popular Education in Buenos Aires," on June 10, 2014. Meg's advisor is Doug Hartmann. Dr. Krausch will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social Inquiry, University of Wisconsin - Superior this fall 2014.
Hollie Nyseth Brehm successfully defend her dissertation, "Conditions and Courses of Genocides," on June 9, 2014. Her advisors are Professors Elizabeth Boyle and Joachim Savelsberg. Dr. Nyseth Brehm will be an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department, at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio beginning this fall.