Promotion of Early Career Researchers

Supervision of PhD Thesis

ongoing dissertations

Julio Iturra: "Social Comparison and Preferences for Redistribution", Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), First Supervisor, ongoing

Gonzalo Arevalo Iglesias: „Labour market outsiders, familiar safety nets and welfare preferences“, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), First Supervisor, ongoing

Anne Speer, Worldview- and Status-based Intergroup Bias, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), Second Supervisor (First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Olaf Groh-Samberg)

Florian Buchmayr, Attitudes and Social Positions. Social Structural Determinants of Ideological Beliefs. University of Bremen, Second Supervisor (First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Olaf Groh-Samberg), ongoing

Cusmano, Margherita: "How do Migrants in Germany make Sense of Economic Inequality?", Max Planck Institut for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Committee member, ongoing

completed dissertations

Sthamer, Evelyn: "Inequality Perceptions and their Consequences: Sentiments of Injustice, Right-Wing Populism, and Solidarity with the Poor", First Supervisor (Second Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Carsten G. Ullrich), University of Bremen, completed

Katharina Kunißen, The Independent Variable Problem. Welfare Stateness as an Explanatory Concept, University of Mainz, Second Supervisor (First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Gunnar Otte), completed. Best Dissertation award by Section "Social Inequality and Social Structure", German Sociological Association

Carlotta Giustozzi, Social Consequences of Labour Market Marginalization, Goethe University Frankfurt, Second Supervisor (First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Markus Gangl), completed. Best Dissertation award by Section "Social Inequality and Social Structure", German Sociological Association

Sara Weckemann, Large Families on Welfare, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne (Comitee member, First Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Streeck, Second Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Axel Honneth), completed

Support of Postdoctoral Researchers

Mentor for Dr. Lukas Pfäffle, University of Heidelberg, within the heiTRACKS mentoring scheme of the University of Heidelberg