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 a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at MMG. She is 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 sociology of culture, immigration, and demography.  Sofya is finishing her first book, The Road to Citizenship: What Naturalization Means for Immigrants and the United States.  She has also taught at Rutgers University, Queens College, and Brooklyn College.