Sandra Portocarrero

Sandra Portocarrero

Junior Specialist

SB2 232


PhD candidate in Sociology, Columbia University
MPhil in Sociology, Columbia University
MA in Sociology, Columbia University
BA in Sociology (High Honors), University of California, Berkeley

Research Interest

Diversity and Inclusion Management


Cultural Sociology


Sandra Portocarrero is a PhD candidate in Sociology at Columbia University and a 2019-2020 doctoral visiting fellow at the Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. Sandra holds a BA in Sociology with high honors from the University of California at Berkeley, a MA and a MPhil in Sociology from Columbia University. She studies issues related to diversity and inclusion. Sandra is currently working on a paper that uses an ethnographic approach to study how organizations foster the creation of stigmatized identities, using an elite university in Lima, Peru as a case. Sandra is an affiliate of Harvard’s Weatherhead Center Research Cluster on Comparative Inequality and Inclusion, a 2015 PD Soros fellow, and a 2017 NSF GRFP fellow.

For a detailed list of her scholastic activities, please refer to her CV.