Postdoctoral Fellow

Sharon Cornelissen is a Postdoctoral Fellow, currently on leave at the Center. She is interested in projects related to urban inequality, homeownership, and housing policy. She is working on a book project about Detroit’s new inequalities, drawing on three year of ethnographic research while she lived in Northwest Detroit. She is also starting a new ethnographic project on homeownership in Brockton, Massachusetts. Sharon is originally from the Netherlands. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton University, and a Master in Sociology from the New School for Social Research.

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