David is a PhD student in the Sociology Department. His research interests include culture, inequality, and social policy. The common thread of his research is to better understand the origins and effects of deservingness and social worth in determining individual outcomes and social inequality. After his BA in Sociology, Politics, and Economics at Zeppelin University in Germany, he completed an MSc in Social Research Methods at the London School of Economics where he was awarded a prize for the best overall performance. In his free time, he enjoys playing music, tennis, cooking, and hiking.