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Paolo Velásquez

I have been a Ph.D candidate since autumn 2018. My research focuses on the effect of education on prejudice (mainly attitudes towards ethnic minorities).

Works at

Doctoral student at Department of Sociology
Hus Y, Beteendevetarhuset & Norra beteendevetarhuset Mediagränd 14, Beteendevetarhuset, Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

Paolo Velásquez is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at Umeå University. He holds a MSc. in Applied Social Research from Stockholm University and B.A. in Sociology from The City College of New York. The focus of his dissertation research is the effect of education on prejudice. His research interests lie primarily in immigration, ethnic relations, social stratification and integration.

Research projects

1 January 2017 until 31 December 2023

Global Sociology

Sociological Theory and Practice - Power