Nora Waitkus is a sociologist looking at inequality and socio-economic stratification in contemporary capitalist societies. She is mainly interested in exploring and explaining cross-national variation and institutional drivers of wealth inequality and concentration. Her work further deals with class position, wealth portfolios and wealth accumulation using quantitative approaches and longitudinal data. Nora is currently a Postdoc at London School of Economics (International Inequalities Institute) and has earned degrees from the University of Hamburg and the Free University of Berlin. Prior to joining LSE, she completed her Ph.D. at the University of Bremen and was a visiting fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.