Prof. Dr. Betina Hollstein

2017 /2019 
Visiting Scholar, Social and Behavioral Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (Jul-Aug 2017; Feb 2019).

2017
Visiting Scholar, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (Jan-March).

2016
Visiting Scholar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC (Oct-Dec).

2016-2020
Head of the SOCIUM Reseach Center on Inequality and Social Policy at University of Bremen.

2015
Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Mellon University, School of Computer Science, Pittsburgh, PA (Feb-March).

since 2014
Chair of Sociology, University of Bremen.

2012
Simon Visiting Professorship, University of Manchester, Morgan Centre for the Study of Relationships and Personal Life (Feb-March).

2011-2014
Director of the Graduate School, School of Economics and Social Sciences; Hamburg University.

2011-2014
Co-Director, Centre for Globalisation and Governance (CGG); Hamburg University. Head Dept. Networked Governance.

2011-2014
Chair of Sociology (W3); University of Hamburg.

2010
Call W3-Professorship “Sociology and Methods of Empirical Social Research” Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (Bavaria; declined).

Visiting Fellow, Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE), Yale University, New Haven, CT (July-Sept).

2009-2011
Full Professor of Sociology, esp. Socialization and Education (W2), University of Hamburg.

2007-2010
Head research project “How networks matter. Effects of social networks on school-to-work transitions” (funded by the German Research Foundation; DFG), Humboldt University Berlin.

2006-2008
Lecturer at the University of Vienna, Austria.

2006
Post-doc, Humboldt-University Berlin.

2003-2005
Assistant Professor of Sociology, Humboldt University Berlin.

2001-2003
Lecturer and researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), University of Mannheim.

2000
Dr. phil. in Sociology, Free University Berlin (summa cum laude); Supervisors: Martin Kohli, Wolfgang Zapf.

1998-2000
Lecturer and researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), LMU Munich University.

1994/1995
German and American Young Scholars’ (SIAS) Summer Institute „Family Development, Lifecycle, and Lifestyles“ of the German American Academic Council (in cooperation with the Social Science Research Council, New York, and the Center for Advanced Study, Berlin),  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (1994) and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (1995).

1992-1998
Lecturer and researcher (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Free University Berlin.

1992
Diplom-Soziologin (German equivalent to Masters degree in Sociology), Free University Berlin.