Junior-Professur für Demographie


Current research projects

Special issue on MAR families at RMBS online
I am working with Jasmin Passet-Wittig (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung) as editors of a special collection of papers about families through medically assisted reproduction (MAR) for the Journal Reproductive Biomedicine & Society Online. You can check the current state of our special issue here.

Paper on metabolic risk factors and infertility
Together with Ronny Westermann (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung), I am working on a narrative review that discusses the associations of metabolic risk factors with significant infertility. Read the final article here.

Introduction to MAR families in Handbuch Familiensoziologie
Together with Jasmin Passet-Wittig (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung), I am working on a introductory chapter on “MAR and the family” in the most recent version of the “Handbuch Familiensoziologie” forthcoming in 2022/23.

Paper on interethnic partnerships
Together with Monika Obersneider (University of Duisburg-Essen), I am working on an article on the characteristics of interethnic partnerships in Germany based on the German Family Panel data.

Paper on stability and change in family climate during the pandemic
Together with Sandra Krapf (Federal Institute of Population Research), I am working on an article on stablity and change of the family climate caused by the current pandemic based on the German Family Panel data.

Current conferences organized

Session on "Family relations" at the 41st Congress of the German Sociological Association 2022
Together with Nicole Hiekel (MPIDR) I am am organizing a session on family relations taking place at the Congress of the GErman Sociological Association in Septmeber 2022 in Bielefeld. Find the final program here soon.

Spring meeting of the Section on family research 2022
I am organizing for the Section on Family Sociology the annual Spring meeting in April 2022 on "Interethnic relationships in the context of social integration". Find the final program here.

Annual meeting DGD 2022
Together with Sabine Diabate (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung), I am organizing several sessions on the topics of “Family and Fertility in Central and Eastern Europe” & “Partnership Formation and Dissolution in Central and Eastern Europe” for the next annual meeting of the German Association of Demography. You find the final programme here.

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