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.
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