Jasmin Sandelson

IPK Fellow

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Jasmin is a writer, editor, and sociologist. Her first book, My Girls: The Power of Friendship in a Poor Neighborhood, reveals the overlooked yet transformative power of female friendship among low-income teenagers.

Jasmin has a PhD in sociology from Harvard University, where she studied inequality in America’s cities. Currently, she is a Research Manager at Columbia University’s Justice Lab, and an MFA student in creative non-fiction at NYU, where she is an Axinn Fellow.

Jasmin is working on a memoir about queer time, girlhood, memory, and loss. Her writing appears in The Georgia Review, Longreads, Hobart, and elsewhere.

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