dr Aneta Piekut


PhD in sociology and Lecturer at Sheffield Methods Institute, University of Sheffield. Member of the Centre of Migration Research UW since 2005. In 2010 defended her PhD thesis “Highly skilled foreign employees in transnational corporations in Warsaw” at the Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Warsaw. In 2010-2014 she worked as a post-doctoral researcher for LIVEDIFFERENCE research programme at the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, where she was responsible for mapping social diversity in Leeds and Warsaw, cross-sectional survey analysis and conducting narrative interviews with Polish research participants.

Research interests: social diversity, attitudes and prejudice, highly skilled migration, ethnic minorities’ integration, socio-spatial segregation, urban sociology and quantitative and qualitative (including creative) research methods.

Member of Editorial Board of Central and Eastern European Migration Review and leader of “Diversity, Migration and Social Cohesion” (Div/Mig/Soc) research network.

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