The New School for Social Research

Recent Placements

  • The Department of Politics at The New School for Social Research tracks placements and regularly contacts alumni to share updates from the department. Doctoral and master's alumni have enjoyed success on the job market. Examples of recent outcomes are listed below. 

    Over the last 15 years, 55 to 60 percent of PhD graduates obtain permanent academic positions (tenure-track or equivalent); 20 to 25 percent obtain professional positions in nonprofits, government, and industry; and 10 to 15 percent work in other academic and research jobs. MA graduates often enter PhD programs, including ones in our own department. They have also gone on to nonprofit, industry, and government positions.

    To see placements, click on the Open link to the right of the year.

  • PhD Graduates

    2017

    NameEmployerPosition
    Luis Alberto Herran AvilaCarleton College, Northfield, MN Visiting Assistant Professor 
    Carmen IlizarbeUniversidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Peru Assistant Professor 
    Howell WilliamsWestern Connecticut State University, Danbury, CTAssistant Professor

     

    2016

    Name Employer Position 
    Marina KanetiGrand Valley State UniversityAssistant Professor 
    Samuel F. MüllerEuropäische Akademie Berlin, GermanyProgramme Director 

     

    2015

    Name
    Employer
    Position
    Nathan Angelo  Worcester State University, Worcester, MAAssistant Professor
    Laura Balbuena Gonzalez Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Peru Professor
    Amando Basurto Salazar   Adelphi University, New York, NY Lecturer
    Hadas Cohen WZB (Social Science Research Center Berlin), Migration, Integration and Transnationalization Unit, Berlin, Germany Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yoav Fromer  Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Visiting Assistant Professor
    Maria Gonzalez de Withrington  National University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina Professor
    Carmen Ilizarbe Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Pueblo Libre, Peru Professor and Chair
    Angel Jaramillo Torres National Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM), Mexico Postdoctoral Fellow
    Marcos Soler  Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ), Office of the Mayor, New York, NY Chief of Staff
    Sarah Taylor   Human Rights Watch, New York, NY Women, Peace and Security Advocate

     

    2014

    NameEmployerPosition
    Raphael Cezar da Silva NevesUniversity of Sao PauloProfessor of Rights
    Christina DragomirSUNY OswegoVisiting Assistant Professor
    Jennifer TerrellAmerican University, CairoAssistant Professor of Law
    Lauren ParemoerUniversity of Cape Town, RSALecturer
    Adrienne StaffordAmerican Public UniversityInstructor
    Solongo WandanUniversity of OklahomaAssistant Professor
    Paul ClementFashion Institute of TechnologyAssociate Professor of Economics,
    Assistant Chairperson, Department
    of Social Sciences

    2013

    NameEmployerPosition
    Victoria Quiroz Becerra MDRC Research Associate
    Matthew Hoye Maastricht University, the Netherlands Lecturer
    Brian Jefferson University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignAssistant Professor
    Karen Anderson Ponzer  Pace Community Law Practice, White Plains, NY   Supervising Attorney and Assistant Director  

    2012

    NameEmployerPosition
    Alexandra Budabin University of Dayton Assistant Professor
    Adam Ganaway University of Chicago Press Assistant Editor, Journals Division
    Claudia Heiss Universidad de Chile, Santiago Assistant Professor
    Josh Lerner The Participatory Budgeting Project Executive Director
    Emily Wills University of Ottawa Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Veronica Zebadua Yanez United Nations System in Mexico Trust Fund on Violence Against Women Joint Program Coordinator

    2011

    NameEmployerPosition
    Hanan Al-Hajeri Kuwait University Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Evan Daniel Queens College, CUNY Assistant Professor of History
    Daniela Mansbach University of Wisconsin Superior Assistant Professor
    Alex Mirescu Saint Peter's College, New Jersey Assistant Professor

    2010

    NameEmployerPosition
    Michal Aharony The Open University, Israel Postdoctoral Fellow
    Guadalupe Correa Cabrera University of Texas (Brownsville) Associate Professor and Chair of Government Department
    Carlos Figueroa Ithaca College Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Tal Sessler Congregation Agudath Achim, the Freehold Jewish Center, New Jersey Rabbi

    ABD

    NameEmployerPosition
    Mariana AssisFederal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil Assistant Professor 
    Nehal Bhuta (M.A. 2004, LLM [NYU] 2005, ABD) European University Institute, Florence Professor of Public International Law
    Kevin Nesbitt (ABD) Hunter College (CUNY), New York, NY Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
    Lauren Paremoer (ABD) University of Cape Town Lecturer
    Marcos Soler (ABD) Civilian Complaint Review Board, City of New York Director of Strategic Initiatives & Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
    Michael Tesfamichael (ABD) United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime/Joint Donor Team, Juba, South Sudan Accountability (Anti-Corruption) Advisor

  • MA Graduates

    2016

     

    NameEmployerPosition
    Mayra Cotta Cardozo De SouzaThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Sarah DemartinoPaul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLPResearch Assistant
    Stephen GrafThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Bruno Irion ColettoColetto, Gregoski, and GavroskiAttorney
    Alix JansenUniversity of TorontoDoctoral Student, Political Science and Government
    Louis JargowThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Nahema Alexia MarchalDow JonesContent Editor
    Christina McElderryThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Claudia SampsonNYC Department of FinanceChief Diversity Officer
    Noah ShusterThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics

    2015

     

    NameEmployerPosition
    Daniel Beancirca.comTech Correspondent
    Michael DobsonThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Shaza ElsheshtawyThe New SchoolSenior Secretary, Department of History
    James FishonGlobal Health StrategiesProgram Assistant
    Joshua GapetzFreelanceWriter
    Selim HeperThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Eynel Pilatowsky CameoUNAMFaculty of Political and Social Sciences
    Julian Rivera SojoNortheastern UniversityDoctoral Student, Politics

    2014

    NameEmployerPosition
    Magdalene ArroyoFeingold and Alpert, LLPLegal Assistant
    Maria Ignacia Castellon RamirezThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Sociology
    Signe LarsenLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceDoctoral Student, Department of Law
    Hjalte Christian LokdamLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceDoctoral Student
    Amu Ptah-RiojasMayor's Fund to Advance New York CitySenior Advisor, Social Innovation Fund
    Edward Wilcox The New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics 

    2013

     

    NameEmployerPosition
    Rhiannon AuriemmaThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Political Theory
    Allison BritoWondersauceMarketing Lead
    Nicholas FioriThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Sara Ronny Elisabeth GebhThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Samarjit GhoshUniversity of MinnesotaDoctoral Student, Political Science
    Sophie Anne LewisThe University of ManchesterDoctoral Student, Geography
    Bridget MartinUniversity of California - BerkeleyDoctoral Student, Geography
    Peter OviattMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyDoctoral Student, Science, Technology, and Society

    2012

     

    NameEmployerPosition
    Asif AkhtarNew York UniversityDoctoral Student, Media, Culture, and Communication
    Elisabeta PopAmerican Council of Learned SocietiesProgram Coordinator, International Programs
    Michael SikoraGeorgia PIRGPolicy Associate
    Adrian TottenThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Candan TurkkanUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstDoctoral Student, Politics

    2011

     

    NameEmployerPosition
    Kavi AbrahamJohns Hopkins UniversityDoctoral Student, Political Science
    Laura BanishAmerican Bar AssociationSenior Presidential Advisor
    Avita BanseeIndependentYoga Instructor
    Dillon ColganWachtell, Lipton, Rosen and KatzDirector of Corporate Paralegal Support
    Mykolas GudelisThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Jordanco JovanoskiThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Brandon KoenigThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Dean LenoirFreelanceVideo Editor
    Kevin NesbittJohn Jay College of Criminal JusticeDirector of Faculty Affairs and Services
    John PriceThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Scott RitnerThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Casey RomanickNYC Department of Education, PS3Registrar
    Neil Alexander James RussellUniversity of EdinburghDoctoral Student, Politics
    Assel RustemovaGediz UniversityAssistant Professor, International Relations
    Daniel TanisLeighFisherSenior Consultant
    Veronica Alicia Zebadua YanezThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics

    2010

    NameEmployerPosition
    Chanez BaaliScenyc, Inc.Director
    Emma BunkleyUniversity of ArizonaDoctoral Student, Medical Anthropology
    Chris CrewsIndia China InstituteProgram Coordinator
    Carly CzepigaAlliance for a Healthier GenerationCorporate Development Manager
    Sarah DeGrayREV Indoor Cycling, LLCFitness Entrepreneur
    Jorkeell EcheverriaLandman Corsi Ballaine and Ford, PCAssociate
    Eric EingoldYouth RepresentFellow
    Peter Janos GalambosThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Michael GorupCornell UniversityDoctoral Student, Government
    Susan GottehrerLong Island UniversityAdjunct Professor, Political Science
    Boris HeersinkThe Miller CenterNational Fellow
    Julia HonkasaloThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics
    Evan JohnstonNew York UniversityDoctoral Student, Culture, Education, and Human Development
    Michael MastroianniCommonwealth OperationsDirector of Project Management
    Masha SpaicHugo and MarieDirector, Integrated Production
    Stephanie WakefieldThe New School, Eugene Lang CollegeInstructor
    Arya ZahediThe New SchoolDoctoral Student, Politics

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