American Sociological Association

New Doctorates in Sociology: Professions Inside and Outside the Academy

July 2000
Authors: Roberta Spalter-Roth, Jan Thomas, Felice J. Levine

Research brief examining career aspirations and transitions from graduate school into academic and nonacademic positions for a cohort of PhD sociologists. Findings include a relatively favorable job market and low unemployment for a cohort of sociology PhDs who received their degrees between July 1, 1996 and August 31, 1997.

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