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Biography

Fields of interest: Social Inequality and Stratification, Education,  Gender, Migration, Discrimination, Quantitative Methods of Data Analysis 

I am a PhD researcher in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the European University Institute, Florence. At the moment I am a Fulbright visiting scholar at Yale University. I hold a Master degree in Sociology from University of Oxford and a Bachelor degree in Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London

In my doctoral project, I investigate the mechanisms behind the effect of social origins on graduates’ labour market outcomes. With the expansion of education, more individuals from different social backgrounds benefit from higher education, but this is not translated into equalising individuals’ chances on the labour market. In my doctoral project, I reverse the question regarding inequality by not asking why individuals from lower classes cannot make it, but rather asking why individuals from upper class make it.