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Iulia Gheorghiu joined the Department of Sociology in 2020. Her research interests include the sociology of consumption, sociology of morality, gender and migration. Prior to joining Hong Kong Baptist University, she has worked as research associate at The University of Hong Kong.

Research Interests

Sociology of consumption 

Sociology of morality 

Gender and migration 

Narrative research 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Dress and Morality in Romania , The University of Hong Kong

1 Nov 201231 May 2016

Award Date: 31 May 2016

Master, It Goes Without Saying Because It Comes Without Saying: On Pierre Bourdieu's Notion of Habitus, Central European University

1 Sept 201130 Jun 2012

Award Date: 30 Jun 2012

MPhil, Truth, Story of True Story? The Self in the Interview Situation, University of Bucharest

1 Oct 200930 Jun 2011

Award Date: 30 Jun 2011

Bachelor, Individualization between personal option and structural constraint , University of Bucharest

1 Oct 200630 Jun 2009

Award Date: 30 Jun 2009


  • HM Sociology


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