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Meet our new faculty: Ricarda Hammer, sociology

By Public Affairs

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Ricarda Hammer is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. 

Parisa Yazdanjoo

Name: Ricarda Hammer (she/her)

Discipline: Sociology

Degrees: B.A., social & political sciences, University of Cambridge, 2010; Graduate diploma, economics, School of Oriental & African Studies, 2011, Ph.D., sociology, Brown University, 2021

Research interests: Anticolonial Politics, Empire, Racism, Global and Transnational Sociology, Historical Sociology, Social Theory