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.

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.

Current conferences organized

Joint congress DGS ÖGS 2021
Together with Ulrike Zartler (University of Wien), I am organizing a session on “Familie und Partnerschaft in Zeiten der Corona-Pandemie”. The session will take place on Monday, 23.08.2021 5-7 pm. Find the outline for our session here.

Autumn meeting of the Section on family research 2021
Together with Nicole Hiekel, Natascha Nisic, and Marcel Raab, I am organizing for the Section on Family Sociology the annual autumn meeting in November 2021. This time the CfP is thematically open. Your chance to apply! Find the CfP 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 CfP here.

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