Department of Organization

Research assistant

Room: KIL/14.A-4.50b

Alexandrina is a PhD fellow at the Department of Organization. She is trained as a sociologist and is interested in digitalization, the welfare state and policy, social work, inequality, and disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of citizens. Her current research as a PhD fellow examines the digitalization of the employment area and zoomes in on what this means for vulnerable groups of clients and social work with these. She works qualitatively with a constructing grounded theory approach.

Alexandrina’s PhD project is part of a Nordic collaborative project named ‘Citizens as Pilots of Smart Cities’ contributing with a critical sociological perspective on digital and technological advancements.

Before the initiation of the PhD project, Alexandrina worked at VIVE (The Danish Center for Social Science Research) as a research analyst and specialized in projects concerning complexly vulnerable adults, mental health issues, homelessness, crime, drug addiction, and troubled and marginalized youth.

She is currently a member of the British Sociological Association. 

She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in sociology from the University of Copenhagen.

Primary research areas
  • Welfare, welfare policy, welfare benefits
  • Social work and professions
  • Digital, technology, digital tools
  • Vulnerability, inequality, resilience, agency
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Selected publications

Schmidt, Alexandrina. 2023: ‘Strategic Information: A Qualitative Study on the Use of Digital Curriculum Vitae for Social Work with Vulnerable Clients’, in British Journal of Social Work.


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Alexandrina Schmidt / Strategic Information : A Qualitative Study on the Use of Digital Curriculum Vitae for Social Work with Vulnerable Clients.
In: British Journal of Social Work, Vol. 53, No. 6, 9.2023, p. 3164-3180
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