CSRS Alumni

Graduate Alumni Placement

Linda Kawentel

 

Linda Kawentel ('17)

Dissertation: "The Intersection of Religion, Gender, and Family among U.S. Catholics: A Quantitative Analysis of the Relation of Religious Orthodoxy to Attitudes and Practices Concerning the Family"

Senior Reserach Scientist, Wellbeing at Work Program, Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame (2017 - Present)

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Rogers

 

Megan Rogers ('17)

Dissertation:  "Faiths and Fortune: Religion among the Professional Middle Cleass in Urban China"

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Global Religion Research Initiative, Notre Dame (2017 - Present)

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Pete Barwis

Pete Barwis ('16)

Dissertation: "Power and Mobilization: The Problem of All-Volunteer Force Enlistment"

Senior Data Scientist (2016 - Present)
Capture Higher Ed.

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Cole Carnesecca

Cole Carnesecca ('16)

Dissertation: "Fate of the Gods:  State Formation and the Emergence of Religious Modernity in China and Japan."

Assistant Professor (2016 - Present)
Zhejiang University, China

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Bryant Crubaugh

Bryant Crubaugh ('16)

Dissertation: "Not all Civic Action is Equal: How Place-Based and Identity-Based Civic Associations Differentially Impact Neighborhoods and Cities"

Assistant Professor of Sociology (2016 - Present)
Pepperdine University

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Amy Jonason

Amy Jonason ('16)

Dissertation: "Growing the Good Food Revolution: Strategies of Sustainable Community in Two Altruistic Civic Projects"

Assistant Professor (2016 - Present)
Furman University

Peter Mundey

Peter Mundey ('15)

Dissertation: “American Christianity & Consumerism: Understanding the Relationship Between Christian Economic Culture and Secular Consumer Culture.”

Affiliated Faculty (2014 - Present)
Calvin College

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Bradley Vermurlen

Bradley Vermurlen ('15)

Dissertation: "Reformed Resurgence: A Field-Theoretic Analysis of Religious Strength (and Weakness) in Advanced Modernity"

Director of Social Research (2015 - Present)
Docent Research Group

Meredith Whitnah

Meredith Whitnah ('14)

Dissertation: "Faith and the Fragility of Justice."

Assistant Professor of Sociology (2015 - Present) 
Westmont College

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Justin Farrell

Justin Farrell ('14)

Dissertation: "The Moral Meaning of Environmental Conflicts over Yellowstone."

Assistant Professor (2014 - Present)
Yale University

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Brandon R

Brandon R. Vaidyanathan ('14)

Dissertation: "Living in a Secular Age: Work, Lifestyle, and Religion in Bangalore and Dubai."

Director of Research, H.E. Butt Family Foundation

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Chris Morrissey

Chris Morrissey ('12)

Dissertation: "War, Peace, and Religious Advocacy: the Debate Over the Iraq War."

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology (2014 - Present)
George Fox University

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Karen Monique Gregg

Karen Monique Gregg ('12)

Dissertation: "The Safe and Sacred Pajama Party:  Social Processes in a Religious Youth Ministry for High School Adolescents."

Visiting Assistant Professor
Montana State University

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Recent Publication:
"Generating Trust in Congregations: Engagement, Exchange, and Social Networks." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53, no. 1 (2014)

Patricia Snell Herzog

Patricia Snell Herzog ('11)

Dissertation: "People in Context: Perceptions of Social Dissonance and Community Involvement."

Assistant Professor (2013 - Present)
University of Arkansas

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Bob Brenneman

Bob Brenneman ('09)

Dissertation: “From Homie to Hermano: Conversion and Gang Exit in Central America."

Assistant Professor of Sociology (2010 - Present)
St. Michael’s College

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Jon Hill

Jon Hill ('09)

Dissertation: "Religious Pathways During the Transition to Adulthood: A Life Course Approach."

Assistant Professor (2009 - Present)
Calvin College

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Undergraduate Alumni Placement

Maura Bailey ('15)

Center Affiliation: Research Assistant for the CSRS

Current Position:  College Advisor at Academic Success Program in Dallas, TX

Robyn Przybylski ('15)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Financial Reporting Analyst for Disney Parks and Resorts

Amanda Varela ('15)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Madeline Swan ('14)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Math Teacher at  William Fremd High School 

Lucy Negash ('14)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Public and Community Relations Officer at ECDC African Community Center

Anne Haas ('14)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Special Education Teacher in the Denver Teacher Residency program

Michelle Mowry ('14)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Washington University JD/MSW Program

Megan Pelino ('14)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:   Graduate school pursuing a Master's in Public Health in Health Policy and Global Health at Columbia University.

Catherine Braunlich ('13)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Associate Account Strategist at Google

Megan Davis ('13)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Medical School at Georgetown University

Melanie Fritz ('13)

Center Affiliation:  National Study of Youth and Religion Project

Current Position:  Social Services Department at the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center 

Allison Vander Broek ('11)

Center Affiliation: Research Assistant for the Air Force Project

Current Position: Maggies's Place

Future: Graduate Studies in History at Boston College

Nick Bloom ('10)

Center Affiliation: Research Assistant for the CSRS

Current Position: Sociology Grad Student at Duke University

Christie Pesavento ('10)

Center Affiliation: Research Assistant for the Air Force Project

Current Position: City Year

Future: Law School with an interest in Constitutional Law

Jennifer Jesse ('10)

Center Affiliation: Research Assistant for the Air Force Project

Current Position: Teacher with Education Alternatives

Robert Wedow ('10)

Center Affiliation: Research Assistant for the Air Force Project

Current Position: Harvard MD/JD Program