Dr. Sofya Aptekar, 2011-2014
Sofya Aptekar is now Assistant Professor of Sociology at the College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Sofya Aptekar was formerly a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at MPI-MMG and now teaches at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She holds a Ph.D. 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 College. 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.
GlobaldiverCities (‘GloDiv’) - Migration and new diversities in global cities: comparatively conceiving, observing and visualizing diversification in urban public spaces (completed) (Project leader: Steven Vertovec •
Researchers: Sofya Aptekar, Anna Cieslik, Beate Engelbrecht, Dörte Ulka Engelkes, Laavanya Kathiravelu, Raji Matshedisho, Alexei Matveev, Anna Seegers-Krückeberg, Alex Wafer, Junjia Ye, Abbas Yousefpour)