The New School for Social Research

Recent Placements

  • Please see a selection of recent placements from the PhD programs in Anthropology. Click on the "open" link to the right of the year.

  • PhD Graduates



    Name Employer Position 
    Christina Kim Halifax International Security Forum Program Officer 
    Julienne Obadia Kings College, University of Cambridge Junior Research Fellowship 
    Emily Sogn Code and TheoryUX Researcher
    Grzegorz Stanislaw Sokol Schools of Public Engagement Part-Time Faculty 
    Carol WangSweeten+Corcoran Writer and Editor 



    Kadija Ferryman Data and Society Research Institute Postdoc 



    Sergio Andrade

    Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Quito, Ecuador

    Diego Caguenas Rozo

    Center of Ethics and Democracy, Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia

    Yasuko Fujikura

    National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Leilah Vevaina

    Max Planck Institute for Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany

    Postdoctoral Fellow



    Amber BenezraNew York University Postdoctoral Fellow
    David BondBennington UniversityAssistant Professor
    Matthew RosenOhio University Assistant Professor

  • MA Placements



    NameEmployer Position 
    Elisa Taber Curatorial Design Research Lab at Parsons School of DesignEditorial Assistant 





    Blair BainbridgeUniversity of ChicagoDoctoral Student, Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science
    Paola Giovanna BaruffaldiRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteDoctoral Student, Science and Technology
    Cameron BrinitzerUniversity of PennsylvaniaDoctoral Student, History and Sociology of Science
    Aleah CoyAllstateInsurance Agent
    Volkan EkeThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Barkha Satish KagliwalCornell UniversityDoctoral Student, Science and Technology Studies
    Christina KimThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Felipe MeresThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Tamar RoemerTerreform: Center for Advanced Urban ResearchCommunity Design Intern
    Barkha Satish KagliwalCornell UniversityDoctoral Student, Science and Technology Studies 
    William ScarlettThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Stephanie SchiavenatoNew York UniversityDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Veronica SousaPrinceton University Doctoral Student, Anthropology
    Mercedes Patricia VillalbaUniversity of California, DavisDoctoral Student, Anthropology




    Brandon FischerThe New SchoolProgram Manager, Global Studies
    Elise GerspachAccion U.S. NetworkMarketing and Operations Project Manager
    Brie GettlesonThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Vladimir GurewichCUNY Graduate CenterDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Randi IrwinThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Saskia KobschallSAVVY Contemporary BerlinManager
    Chi Chung LauThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Atiba RougierJohn Jay College of Criminal JusticeAdjunct Professor
    Liliana Gil Russo De SousaThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Rajat SinghThe New SchoolProgram Administrator
    Kevin SwannSmashing IdeasDesign Anthropologist and Strategist
    Howard Richard TaylorColumbia UniversityDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Kyla WassermanMDRCOperations Analyst
    Elisabeth WeimanProject Pericles, Inc.Program Associate
    Marissa ZappasGivaudanExperimental Applications Chemist




    Tamara Alvarez FernandezThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Kylie Benton ConnellThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Jessica BongerminoSUNY Binghamton UniversityDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Angela D'SouzaSelf-EmployedFreelance Editor and Researcher
    Mariana Garcia AriasThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Alysa GhoseUniversity of EdinburghDoctoral Candidate, Anthropology
    Alexandra LargerUserTestingLead UX Researcher
    Vaida NorvilaiteThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Saffo PapantonopoulouUniversity of ArizonaDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Effrosyni RantouYork UniversityDoctoral Student, Social Anthropology
    Andris SaulitisProfessional Advice, Ltd.Senior Strategic Consultant
    Mila ShopovaFreelanceConsultant
    Juliet TarantinoThe Intersector ProjectResearch Analyst




    Hadeel AssaliColumbia UniversityDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Lisa AvronCornell UniversityDoctoral Student, Science and Technology Studies
    Joella BitterDuke UniversityDoctoral Student, Cultural Anthropology
    Michael BivonaColumbia UniversityProject Coordinator
    Nicholas CaverlyUniversity of Michigan - Ann ArborDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Marci GurtonWest Point Association of GraduatesGrants Manager
    Amy PalmerPentahoDirector, Global Integrated Marketing and Content
    Dilshanie PereraStanford UniversityDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Joshua WeissUniversity of California, DavisDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Helena ZeweriRice UniversityDoctoral Student, Anthropology




    Christine ChalifouxUniversity of Michigan, Ann ArborDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Anne Kirstine HermannUniversity of Southern DenmarkJournalistic Lecturer
    Clate KorsantUniversity of LondonDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Charles McDonaldInstitute for Critical Social InquiryManaging Director



    Scott BrownThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Randi IrwinThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Anthropology
    Kendra RossUniversal Music GroupDirector, Label Process Operations
    Delphine YaghmaianColumbia UniversitySenior Grants Manager