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.