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Cassie Dutton

Cassie Dutton

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Cassie Dutton

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Highest degree earned

MA, Sociology, Syracuse University, 2016
BA, Anthropology, The College of Wooster, 2012


Cassie Dutton earned her BA in Anthropology from the College of Wooster in 2012. She moved to Thailand immediately after finishing her degree to live and teach English to middle school students. Cassie returned to the United States in 2013, knowing that she wanted to pursue graduate education and she earned her MA in Sociology from Syracuse University in 2016. Knowing that her career goals involve working outside of academia, Cassie is diligent in considering the practical applications of her research projects and dissertation work. In this way, her dissertation research focuses on the intersections of immigration, new destinations, and social policy. As such, she investigates the ways in which state and local level policies in new immigrant destination locations have affected immigrant economic capital accumulation post-2008 financial crisis. 



Research Interests

Immigration, New Immigrant Destinations, Labor, Social Policy


Sociology Department
302 Maxwell Hall