Associate Professor
Stanford University
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Aliya Saperstein is an Associate Professor in the department of Sociology at Stanford University. Her current research projects explore: the relationship between individual-level racial fluidity and the maintenance of group boundaries, racial stereotypes and social inequality; the implications of methodological decisions, especially the measurement of race/ethnicity and sex/gender in surveys, for studies of stratification and health disparities. She received the Early Achievement Award from the Population Association of America in 2016, the 2013 Roger V. Gould Prize from the American Journal of Sociology, and was a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation (2014-15).

Professor Saperstein received her Ph.D. in Sociology and Demography from the University of California-Berkeley.