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Sociology Alumnae/i Careers

We surveyed recent alumnae/i in 2011 to find out what they were up to after graduation. Here is a sampling of the jobs they hold.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Programs

Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist and American Sign Language Interpreter for the Federal Government in Washington, DC.
Rachel Elliott ’06

Works for University of Pennsylvania Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs
Nate Mandel ’10

Domestic Violence Prevention

Child Protective Services Liaison at Unity House in Troy, NY
Jenny Nigro ’10

Program Assistant for the Stalking Resource Center, National Center for Victims of Crime in Washington, DC.
Laura Kituchi ’10

Hotline Relief Advocate for SafeLink, MA's statewide hotline for domestic violence. The hotline is run through a Boston DV organization called Casa Myrna Vazquez.
Katie Atkins ’11

Project Coordinator for the Engaging Men Project at Family Services in Poughkeepsie; project which began out of a grant from the U.S. Dept of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women in order to engage men and boys in the prevention of violence against women and girls. The project aims to unite middle school and high school students, college men and women, as well as adult members of the Poughkeepsie community in order to establish a coordinated community response to relationship abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. He also works part-time as a Domestic Abuse Awareness Class (DAAC) facilitator. DAAC is a psycho-educational program for men convicted of domestic violence that encourages participants to identify the qualities of an abusive relationship, take accountability for their abuse, and explore methods of building healthy relationships.
Kevin Guckin ’11

Economic and Social Development

Development at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Bailey Trevisan ’06


Ballet teacher at American Youth Dance Theater in NYC
Sophie Alpern ’10


Innovations editor at Slate Magazine,
Katherine Goldstein ’06

Photo Assistant at Lucky Magazine
Mary Fletcher ’10


Law Clerk for a Superior Court Judge in New Jersey
Marisa Rothstein ’08

Worked for the Georgia Capital Defenders last summer and plan to work next summer at Public Defender Service of DC.
Asher Levinthal ’08

Paralegal in New York City
Maeve McCoy ’10

Not For Profit

Policy Director at Vision Long Island, a not-for-profit that works on smart growth and downtown revitalization
Tara Klein ’08

Coaches squash, teaches health and fitness and mentors youth at Baltimore Squash Wise; a program for Baltimore City middle schoolers
Hope Blinkoff ’10


NYS Assembly
Katie Jedrlinic ’09

Agriculture and Public Health Fellow for Congressman Bruce Braley, US House of Representatives, Wash. DC
Claire Peters ’06

Public Health

Public health researcher in the Domestic Health Division of Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Kristin Mikolowsky ’07

Works at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Patient Centered Care
Shelby Jergens ’08


Assistant for Center for Climate Systems Research. Working on a project “The Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast” (collaborating research amongst scientists and decision makers to serve stakeholder needs in assessing and managing risks from climate variability and change, addresses the complex challenges associated with densely populated, highly interconnected urban areas.
Kaitlin Butler ’07

School Counselor

Middle school counselor, Pan American School of Bahia in Salvador, Brazil
Rosanna Herrera ’07

Screenwriter and Filmmaker

Documentary Filmmaker
Anna Moot-Levin ’07

Screenwriter and copy-writer/editor in NYC
Nico Brugge ’09

Director of Development for the Fox Writer's Studio at 20th Century Fox
Jon Gonda ’09

Social Worker

Social Worker.
Alison Gaffney ’06

Youth Programs

Directs Youth Programs and the Circle the City initiative at the Emerald Necklace Conservancy in Boston. Additionally, works for the City of Boston's Bicycle office (Boston Bikes), and serves on the Boston Municipal Court and District Court Panel of Mediators
Julia Golomb ’08