After the Ph.D.

A look into what some of our recent doctoral students are doing after receiving their Ph.D.

Graduating from a doctoral program is often simultaneously exhilarating and terrifying. After years of research and dissertation preparation, graduates have a world of opportunities open to them. But where do you start?

Here you will find what some of our recent doctoral graduates have been doing since Washington University and what opportunities they are looking forward to. Follow the links to read more.

Dr. Kenneth Chiou, 2017: Postdoctoral Researcher with the University of Washington

Dr. Elyse Singer, 2017Postdoctoral Researcher with Brown University

Dr. Adrienne Strong, 2017Postdoctoral Researcher with Columbia University in New York City

Dr. Michael Storozum, 2017: Research Fellow at the Earth Observatory of Singapore at Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Monica McDonald 2016: Program Coordinator with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Reproductive Management Center housed at the Saint Louis Zoo

Dr. Andrew Flachs, 2016: Volkswagen Foundation Exchange at the Karl Jaspers Centre for Transcultural Studies Heidelberg University 

Dr. Alison Heller, 2015: SAR Campbell Fellowship and a tenure track position with the University of Maryland

Dr. Lynne Rouse, 2015: Volkswagen and Mellon Foundations Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Paula Doumani Dupuy, 2014: Volkswagen Foundation Postdoctoral Researcher and an appointment at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan

Dr. Robert Spengler, 2013: Visiting Research Fellowship at the Institude for the Study of the Ancient World in NYC and an appointment at the Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany.

Dr. Jose Capriles Flores, 2011: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Penn State 

For a longer list of previous graduate placements, visit our Graduate Placement page.