Le Barbenchon Successfully Defends Dissertation

Claire Le Barbenchon

On Thursday, May 19th, 2022, Claire Le Barbenchon successfully defended her dissertation entitled, “Essays on Migration, Social Networks and Employment”.  Her committee included Maria-Giovanna Merli (chair), James Moody, Lisa A Keister, Alexander Volfovsky, and Marcos Rangel. 

Claire was a member of the inaugural cohort of the joint PhD in Public Policy and Sociology and is the first student to graduate with the joint degree. She also graduated with a Master's in Statistical Science with her thesis entitled "Optimizing the Network Sampling With Memory Algorithm". Claire has accepted an associate position at McKinsey & Company in the Toronto office.