Jasmin Sandelson

Jasmin Sandelson

Doctoral Student in Sociology
Jasmin Sandelson
Research Interests: Urban sociology; poverty and inequality; youth and adolescence; culture; theory; ethnographic methods

Jasmin Sandelson is a doctoral student in Sociology. Originally from London, UK, she earned a B.A in Politics, Psychology, and Sociology from the University of Cambridge in 2011, where she was a Foundation Scholar. Her primary research interests encompass urban sociology and cultural sociology.

Jasmin studies how disadvantaged young people manage trajectories through adolescence. Her current work explores how peer networks offer an under-recognized support system for poor teenagers. Her dissertation will investigate social relationships and patterns of institutional engagement among unaccompanied homeless youth. 

Previous Degrees:
B.A. (Hons), Politics, Psychology, and Sociology, University of Cambridge (First Class with Distinction)
A.M., Sociology, Harvard University (2015)

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