Students On the Job Market


Contact Information
Office Address:
249-2 McNeil
Megan.Costa@asu.edu
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Megan Costa
Postdoctoal Scholar, T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University

Degrees:
Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
MSc, Demography & Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2012
BA, Biological Anthropology, University of Washington Seattle, 2009

Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Household Determinants of Child Health and Well-being

Dissertation Chair: Irma T. Elo
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Kristen Harknett
Dissertation Committee Member: Michael Gurven, UC Santa Barbara

cranney.stephen@gmail.com
Personal site
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Stephen Cranney
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for the Studies of Religion, Baylor University

Degrees:
Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
BA, Political Science, Brigham Young University, 2011

Dissertation Title: Interrelations Between Religiosity, Mental Health, and Children

Dissertation Chair: Jason Schnittker
Dissertation Committee Member: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Melissa Wilde

Contact Information
Office Address:
249-2 McNeil
rgansey@sas.upenn.edu
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Romeo Gansey
Ph.D. Candidate, Demography, University of Pennsylvania

Degrees:
MPP, Public Policy, Duke University, 2013
BA, Statistics, University of Benin, 2000

Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Population Processes

Dissertation Chair: Irma T. Elo
Dissertation Committee Member: Chenoa Flippen
Dissertation Committee Member: Samuel H. Preston
Dissertation Committee Member: Petra Todd

cpayne@hsph.harvard.edu
Personal site
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Collin Payne
David E. Bell Fellow, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies

Degrees:
Ph.D., Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
MA, Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
BA, Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 2008

Dissertation Title: Health and Aging in Low-Resource Contexts: Three Essays on Healthy Life Expectancy in the Developing World

Dissertation Chair: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Paul Allison
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot

hesohn@ucla.edu
Personal site, LinkedIn
Heeju Sohn
Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Angeles Area Health Services Research Training Program, Joint with UCLA, USC, RAND, and the LA VA

Degrees:
Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
M.Eng, Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University, 2008
BA, Hotel Administration, Cornell University, 2007

Dissertation Title: Social and Demographic Consequences of Health Insurance

Dissertation Chair: Jason Schnittker
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot

Contact Information
Office Address:
254 McNeil
nsud@sas.upenn.edu
Personal site, Google Scholar Profile
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Nikkil Sudharsanan
Ph.D. Candidate, Demography, University of Pennsylvania

Degrees:
MA, Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
MPH, Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 2013
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies (Health and Development), University of California Berkeley, 2010

Dissertation Title: A Global Perspective on Aging, Adult Health, and Inequality

Dissertation Chair: Michel Guillot
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Irma T. Elo