Postdoctoral Fellow, Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
Ph.D., Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science
MRes, Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, 2013
BSc, Social Policy and Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2012
Katharina Hecht received her PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her doctoral research in Sociology focused on perceptions of top incomes and wealth. Katharina’s research interests relate to income and wealth inequality, particularly at the top of the distributions, perceptions of economic inequality and conceptualizations of richness.
Katharina is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy and a Visiting Fellow at the International Inequalities Institute (III) at the LSE. Previously, she worked as a Research Officer at the III and as a Researcher at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at LSE.