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        The New School for Social Research
        Office of Admission
        79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
        New York, NY 10003
        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411

        Department of Sociology
        6 East 16th Street, 9th floor
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5737 ext. 3125
        Fax: 212.229.5595

        Mailing Address
        79 5th Ave, 9th floor
        New York, NY 10003

        Senior Secretary: Dara Levendosky

        Student Advisor: Kirti Varma

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    • Students from the Sociology Department use an advanced and insightful approach to the investigation of social life. This understanding of the major transformations in modern and postmodern societies positions them for further academic study or leadership at some of the world’s most respected institutions.

      Master’s Students

      Our MA students have continued their studies at top universities, including Princeton University; New York University; University of California, Los Angeles; Ohio State University; and The New School.

      They have also found employment as writers, policy researchers, and operations managers at government agencies like the NYC Department of Education, organizations like the Institute for Family Health and the YMCA, companies like Nordstrom and True Link Financial, and media outlets like The New Yorker and TIDAL Magazine.

      PhD Students

      Our doctoral students are working in positions throughout the academic world.

      • Gema Santamaria Balmaceda (2015) is an assistant professor at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
      • Vincent Carducci (2015) is dean of undergraduate studies at the College for Creative Studies
      • Sebastian Gabriel Guzman Rivera (2015) is assistant professor at Universidad Andres Bello in Chile
      • Amen Jafer (2015) is an assistant professor at Forman Christian College in Pakistan
      • Esther Marielle Kreider-Verhalle (2015) is an adjunct professor at York College and John Jay College, CUNY
      • Despina Lalaki (2015) is an adjunct professor at New York City College of Technology
      • Daniel Sherwood (2015) is a visiting assistant professor at Colby College
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Graduates and Adult Learners

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