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Dr Sait Bayrakdar

Dr Sait Bayrakdar

Research Assistant, Department of Sociology

Social stratification, education and migration; socio-economic outcomes and relationship to ethnicity and ethnic capital


Sait’s research focuses on social stratification, education and migration. His work specialises on socio-economic outcomes and their relationship to ethnicity and ethnic capital.

Sait holds a Master’s degree in Social Policy Analysis from the Catholic University of Leuven, and a Ph.D. degree in Sociology from the University of Essex where he also worked as a researcher in the Norface-funded 2000 Families Project. He is co-author of Intergenerational Consequences of Migration: Socio-economic, family and cultural patterns of stability and change in Turkey and Europe published by Palgrave (2016).

In May 2016 Sait joined the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge as a research assistant. He is currently working with Rory Coulter on housing tenure in young adulthood.