Mirna Safi is Research Professor in the Department of Sociology at Sciences Po, Faculty Affiliate at the Observatoire Sociologique du Changement (OSC). She is also a member of the Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique (CREST).
Dr. Safi predominantly works on immigration, assimilation, spatial segregation, and ethnic and racial inequality. She recently published a book reviewing the study of ethnoracial inequality in the social sciences and her work on geographic mobility recently appeared in the American Sociological Review. Her current research projects include immigrants’ housing in France, locational choices and neighborhood composition, and the implementation of diversity policies in French firms.
She obtained her PhD in sociology in 2007 at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS).