Dr. Aneta Piekut

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Aneta is a Lecturer in Quantitative Social Sciences at Sheffield Methods Institute. She received her PhD in Sociology from University of Warsaw in Poland. In 2005-2010 she was involved in comparative studies of international migration patterns in the Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw. In 2010-2014 she worked as a post-doctoral researcher for LIVEDIFFERENCE research programme at the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield.

Aneta’s research interests evolve around ethnic diversity, attitudes and prejudice, social cohesion, highly skilled migration, ethnic minorities’ integration and socio-spatial segregation. She is especially interested in cross-national comparison of these issues. In her research she applies both quantitative and qualitative research techniques, with a focus of creative application and mixing of methods.

Aneta is a leader of “Diversity, Migration and Social Cohesion” (Div/Mig/Soc) research group within the IMISCOE network and a member of Editorial Board of Central and Eastern European Migration Review. She is also associated with the Centre of Migration Research University of Warsaw.

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