Dr. Sofya Aptekar

Dr. Sofya Aptekar

Sociology

Sofya Aptekar is now Assistant Professor of Sociology at the College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

email: sofya.aptekar(at)umb.edu
web: sofyaaptekar.com/biography/

Sofya Aptekar was formerly a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at MPI-MMG and now teaches at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She is currently studying super-diversity in public spaces in a neighborhood in Queens, New York. She holds a PhD in sociology from Princeton University, where she studied the sociology of culture, immigration, and demography. She has also taught at Rutgers University, Queens College and Brooklyn Collage. Sofya has published her first book, The Road to Citizenship: What Naturalization Means for Immigrants and the United States, and continues to publish her findings from the GlobaldiverCities project.