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Aliya Saperstein
Assistant Professor of Sociology, School of Humanities and Sciences
Faculty Research Fellow, 2012-13

Professor Saperstein is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Stanford University and an affiliate of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. She holds master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from the University of California-Berkeley.

Her primary research focus is on the measurement of race and ethnicity in surveys and its implications for understanding social inequality. This work has been published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PLoS One, Social Forces, Social Problems and Ethnic and Racial Studies. Professor Saperstein teaches courses on comparative racial formation, the social determinants of health, social demography and research methods.

Further information is available from her website.