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Andrew Shapiro
Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY
Program: Sociology

Degrees/Diplomas: B.A. Sociology, Vassar College

Research Interests: racialization and racial formation, gender and sexual performativity, symbolic interaction, social psychology, queer theory, critical race theory, sociology of knowledge, social constructionism, social theory

Andrew Shapiro is a Ph.D. student in sociology at the Graduate Center, CUNY researching the reproduction of racial hierarchy, heteronormativity, and other systems of domination through a symbolic interactionist lens. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Vassar College, where he researched the changing contours of racial exclusion and inclusion for New York's Ashkenazi Jewry. His scholarship focuses primarily on issues of racialization, performativity, social psychology and theory. He currently teaches sociology classes at Lehman College.