credit: Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies, Harvard

Dirk Witteveen

Sociologist Socio-Economic Inequality

I'm a sociologist and social demographer at the University of Oxford. My research focuses on education (US and Europe), wealth and income inequality, racial and ethnic inequality, immigration, social mobility, mental health, and mass incarceration. I use computational and quantitative methods, while retaining a broad interest in qualitative methods and social theory. Currently, I teach sociological theory for undergraduates and courses on research design and quantitative replication for graduate students in both sociology and demography. 

I obtained a PhD in Sociology from the City University of New York, the Graduate Center. I held visiting positions at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University ('22-'23) and Stockholm University ('15 and '21). I previously was a Postdoctoral Prize Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. 

I am on the job market.

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