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  • Bonnie Barber

    If you are Asian American, could living in ethnic neighborhoods with other Asian Americans be better for your health? The answer is yes, according to Dartmouth Assistant Professor of Sociology Emily Walton, who recently published her findings in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

    Walton examined 256 neighborhoods in large...

  • Dartmouth’s Marc Dixon, an associate professor of sociology, is part of a VPR Vermont Edition in-depth discussion that explores the idea of how the middle class is defined in America.

    “It’s a loose term,” Dixon tells VPR. “So often in popular usage we are just talking about a way of life. It is almost a standing category for mainstream mid-America life that might include owning a home, having a more or less stable job, and if you didn’t go...

  • Denise Anthony, associate professor of sociology and research director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society at Dartmouth, says that Facebook’s new privacy controls and a proposal to change the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act are both positive steps in protecting online privacy. However, more actions are needed, writes Anthony in her CNN opinion piece...

  • Keith Chapman

    Twenty-three scholars—from a variety of disciplines that include biology, Native American studies, and sociology—have joined the ranks of Dartmouth’s Arts & Sciences faculty this academic year. In this weeklong series, Dartmouth Now takes a closer look at some of these scholars, their research, and what brought them to Dartmouth.

    Emily Walton, assistant professor of sociology,...

  • Keith Chapman

    Shumlin recently named Longhi to the Children and Family Council for Prevention Programs of Vermont. The 21-member advisory group meets monthly in the state capital of Montpelier, working to improve health for families, children, and communities.

    “It’s always important to have a variety of perspectives on Vermont’s councils, boards and commissions, and I appreciate it when students like Andrew step forward to serve,” says Shumlin. “He brings to the...

  • Blythe George '12

    In my senior year at Dartmouth, I completed a Senior Fellowship on Native student achievement in the state of California from an interdisciplinary perspective. After graduating in 2012, I continued this work as a guidance counselor for a school associated with my tribe, the Yurok tribe of Northern California, and as a data consultant for schools in my home area. This fall I began my dissertation studies at Harvard University in their Sociology and Social Policy...

  • Stephanie Hu '11

    Since graduation, I've been working for Putnam Investments in Boston doing equity investing. Even though I got my position through recruiting senior year, I applied to jobs in a range of industries and never really envisioned myself entering a career in finance. It has taken a few years but I've really grown to love it. At Putnam, I focus on healthcare companies and my sociology degree has been helpful in understanding the US healthcare system and the social...

  • Morgan Cole '07

    Following my graduation from Dartmouth, I spent two years as a community health volunteer with the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso, then attended graduate school for a master's degree in public policy at Johns Hopkins University. I'm now working on health care policy for the state of Maryland.

    Sarah Szkola '03

    I use my sociology degree every day! I'm an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UCSF. I work with children who are hospitalized, as well...

  • Hillary Cheng '11

    I'm currently preparing for the NH and MA bar exams (2014), and I'm planning on moving to Portland OR in September. I've decided to pursue a career in immigration removal defense to protect low-income individuals from deportation because I see this area as one of great need with very little attention being paid to it.

    Reyna Ramirez '10

    I am the development coordinator for the New England Innocence Project. We work with wrongfully convicted inmates...

  • Tina Alexander '11

    Since Dartmouth I have worked for a couple of different places, currently I work for the State of Texas working with a team to decided if people get disability benefits  through social security. (10/2014)

    Jordyn (Paradis) Hagar '04

    I received my Master's in Social Work after leaving Dartmouth and currently practice clinical social work with kids and families, which certainly uses a great deal of my original sociology degree. I also wrote a book a...