P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Sanja Jagesic, 2008

PhD, University of Chicago

Sanja Jagesic is an immigrant from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a PhD in Sociology at University of Chicago

SANJA JAGESIC graduated as a summa cum laude Durant Scholar with honors in Sociology and German Language from Wellesley College and completed a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Chicago where she was the recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship, the Horton-Hallowell Fellowship, and the Mellon Dissertation Fellowship. Following graduate school, Sanja worked at Say Yes to Education, a place-based scholarship program, through the Strategic Data Project Fellowship at the Center for Education Research Policy at Harvard University.

She is currently a Research Scientist at the College Board. Sanja was born in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina and spent her childhood in a refugee camp in Hamburg, Germany before being resettled to Boston, Massachusetts.

Education
  • PhD Sociology | University of Chicago 2015
  • BA Sociology & German | Wellesley College 2008
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