PhD student Roujman Shahbazian

Phone: 00 46 (0)8 16 26 49
Address: Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


Roujman Shahbazian is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research ( since January 2013. He has previously worked at Statistics Sweden, has a master’s degree in Economics from Lund University and two bachelor’s degrees (one in Political Science and the other in Economics) from Uppsala University.

His Ph.D. position is partly funded by the Swedish Research council (VR) and partly by the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE).

Dissertation Research:

His dissertation research is concerned with stratification and intra-generational mobility with use of register data. More specifically, he analyzes how the family as an institution creates unequal opportunities between siblings later in life.


He functions as a thesis supervisor, undergraduate level, at the Department of Sociology at Stockholm University.

Last updated on 2018-08-08 at 14:25