Lena Gloeckler (she/hers) is a PhD student and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. Her broader research interests include inequality, labor, employee ownership, technology and automation, and migration. Her current work focuses on the relationship between immigration and the gig-economy. Prior to attending Columbia, she worked as a researcher at the International Migration Institute at Oxford and at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS). She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude as an undergraduate at Columbia University, with a double major in American Studies and Anthropology.