Natalia Besedovsky was postdoctoral research associate at InIIS from October 2014 until July 2016. In August 2016, she started working as research fellow at Hamburg University’s Sociology Department. She studied sociology at the University of Cologne and recently defended her dissertation at the Humboldt-University Berlin. Prior to joining InIIS, Natalia was a Fulbright scholar at Princeton University and research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for the Studies of Societies in Cologne, Germany, as well as a research associate at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB). Her research interests include financial markets, expertise networks, epistemic cultures and calculative practices, as well as questions of how to link theory and empirical research in Social Science. Her dissertation project focused on the credit rating industry and how their calculative practices shape concepts of risk and contribute to financialization.
Ongoing research project: Global financial elites
Fakultät Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
Institut für Soziologie
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