Dr. Susanne Wessendorf

Dr. Susanne Wessendorf

Social Anthropology

Susanne Wessendorf is now Marie Curie Research Fellow at the School of Social Policy (IRiS), University of Birmingham.

email: s.wessendorf(at)bham.ac.uk
web: www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/...

Susanne Wessendorf was a postdoctoral research fellow, working on patterns of 'super-diversity' in a London neighbourhood. She holds a D.Phil in social anthropology from Oxford University. Her thesis focused on the interrelationship of integration and transnationalism among second-generation Italians in Switzerland. She has a Masters of philosophy from the University of Basle, Switzerland, in social anthropology, european anthropology and linguistics and has been an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Berne, Switzerland.

Her research interests include urban diversity and intersections of multiple differences, social relations in urban contexts, transnationalism and the second generation.