Sonia Giebel, Ph.D.
Sonia Giebel is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Global Sociology unit at the WZB. She completed her PhD at Stanford University in 2022. Her research interests span the fields of sociology of education, organizational studies, race and ethnicity, and gender. In particular, her scholarship examines how universities contribute to the production of racial and gender identities, as well as cultural ideas like diversity and meritocracy. At the WZB, she is investigating the multiple meanings of diversity in higher education across national and political contexts.