Stefan Beljean is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. He is interested in the relationship between social inequality and processes of valuation and evaluation in society. He is completing a dissertation on the schooling experiences of college-bound, upper-middle-class youth in Germany and the United States. He also did some research on standards of evaluation and careers in the cultural field of stand-up comedy. As of fall 2019, he will be a postdoctoral visiting scholar at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB), where he will work on a book manuscript based on his dissertation.
BA, Sociology, University of Konstanz
MA, Sociology, University of Konstanz