Hello and welcome –
I am a political and comparative-historical sociologist. I use qualitative and quantitative methods in my research on labor, social movements, and economic development in the Middle East and Central Asia.
I’m a currently a PhD candidate at the University of California, Los Angeles. You can learn more about my dissertation project by clicking on the Research tab above, or here.
Before starting my PhD at UCLA, I spent time as a student at SOAS, the University of Tehran, and Oxford University. In 2021-22, I was a Visiting Fellow at the Bourse and Bazaar Foundation.
PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology
University of California, Los Angeles
zepkalb at g dot ucla dot edu
264 Haines Hall, 375 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1551