Katharina Hecht, Ph.D.

Katharina Hecht

Dr. Katharina Hecht

Katharina Hecht is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality". She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Previously she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy at the University of Pennsylvania, a Researcher at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at LSE and a Research Officer at the International Inequalities Institute at LSE, where she remains a Visiting Fellow.

Her research interests relate to income and wealth inequality, particularly at the top of the distributions, perceptions of economic inequality, the temporal aspects of wealth, conceptualisations of richness, and geographical mobility and social mobility into high-status occupations. If you would like to contact Katharina, please e-mail her.