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Miranda Simon

Miranda Simon

MRES TITLE

Modeling Influence and Risk Attitudes in Migration Decisions Using Actor-Based, Longitudinal Networks

PREVIOUS DEGREES

MSc International Public Policy, University College London
MA Communication and Journalism, Stanford University
BA Communication and Journalism, Universidad Iberoamericana

PREVIOUS JOBS

Journalist

WHERE I'M ORIGINALLY FROM...
Argentina and Germany

WHY I APPLIED TO THE SECURITY SCIENCE DTC

The DTC is a multidisciplinary centre where I can learn the skills and concepts I need to for my doctoral work. This centre allows us to receive guidance from professors from a variety of disciplines and may opportunities to work collaboratively with students from different fields.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Social Network Analysis
Migration and policy
Remittances
Social cognition and influence

WHAT I DO WHEN I'M NOT STUDYING

Running, reading and going out with my friends

MY CAREER ASPIRATIONS

Academic researcher or lecturer

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

Future Security, Bonn 2012