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Duygu Basaran Sahin
Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY
Program: Sociology

Degrees/Diplomas: M.A., Health, Population and Social Policy, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Dissertation Title: Inequality in later life: patterns, predictors and consequences of post-retirement employment in the United States (tentative), Advisor: Richard D. Alba

Research Interests: Aging, Race and Ethnicity, Inequality, Demography

Duygu Basaran Sahin is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and an alumni of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR). As part of her fellowship at CIDR, she has worked with Frank Heiland on Black-White mortality differentials in the U.S. and then with Richard Alba on the rise of mixed-race groups in the U.S. She got her B.A. in Sociology in Istanbul, Turkey at Galatasaray University and holds an M.A. in Health, Population and Social Policy from Ecole des
Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, France. Before starting her doctoral studies, Duygu worked for non-profit organizations in Istanbul and New York. She is fluent in Turkish, English and French.