Aaron Berman Fernandez
Research Interests: Race; Immigration; Inequality and Stratification; Neighborhoods; Labor Markets
Aaron Fernandez is a PhD student in Sociology. He received his BA in Sociology from Tufts University, where he researched the role of university career centers in social mobility. Aaron is interested in race and immigration, with a particular focus on boundary creation and neighborhoods. He is also interested in the effects of discrimination and segregation on labor markets.
Before starting graduate school, Aaron worked as a research assistant on a mixed-methods project examining intergroup contact between blacks, whites, Mexicans, and Indians in the Philadelphia and Atlanta metro areas, emphasizing neighborhood, public space, and workplace segregation. He has also conducted ethnographic research on issues of urbanization and ethnic tourism in China through a study in Kunming and internships with Asia Society and the U.S.-China Strong Foundation.
BA Sociology, Tufts University