Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History
University of California, Santa Barbara
Samir Sonti is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he studies 20th century U.S. labor and economic history. Sonti’s dissertation focuses on the politics of inflation in the United States from the 1930s to the 1980s. He received a bachelor of arts degree in political science and a bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
- 2015, The evolution of the federal reserve’s inflation target, $15,000