Dr Nhat An Trinh

Nhat An is a Research Officer at the Institute for New Economic Thinking and the Department of Social Policy and Intervention and a Research Fellow of Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

Her research focuses on trends, causes, and consequences of social inequality from an intra- and intergenerational perspective. She is interested in examining how advantage and disadvantage emerge within the family, develop over the life-course, and are transmitted from parents to children. Ongoing work investigates how social class structures earnings trajectories, the role of parental gifts and inheritances for wealth inequality, and social mobility among children of immigrants.

Previously, Nhat An was a research fellow at the Department of Social Sciences at Humboldt University Berlin. She holds a DPhil in Social Policy from the University of Oxford (2022). Her doctoral research was funded by the German National Academic Scholarship Foundation.

Nhat An's work has been published in leading international journals including European Sociological Review, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Journal of Social Policy, Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, and more. For her personal website, please visit https://natrinh.github.io/