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Ezgi Deniz Rasit

Sociology PhD Candidate

Ezgi joined the Department of Sociology in the Fall of 2015. She primarily works in the areas of migration and urban sociology with a particular focus on Europe. Her dissertation research explores the changing patterns of migrant settlement in contemporary cities due to crisis of urbanization. She is particularly interested in understanding the effects of gentrification on community-making practices of new migrant groups in the context of so-called refugee crisis. Prior to joining Northeastern, Ezgi earned a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Bilkent University and LL.M in International Human Rights from Queen Mary University of London.

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denizrasit.e@northeastern.edu

Areas of Research/Interest: Global migration, urban sociology, political economy, nativism and racialization of migrant populations, citizenship and human rights, refugee studies, gender-based discrimination, qualitative methods

Faculty Advisor: Liza Weinstein

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