Cohort III Fellows

NameInstitutionDiscipline & Research Interests
Bach, Maximilian
ZEW – Centre for European Economic ResearchEconomics

– Inequality and education
– Skill formation
– Design of educational systems
Bühler, JessicaUniversity of BaselPsychology

– Bi-/Multilingualism
– Language & cognitive skills development in young children with and without migration background
– Socio-emotional development
– Early childhood education
Civitillo, SauroUniversity of Duisburg-EssenEducation Science

– Effects of teacher-based ethnic discrimination on student academic outcomes and well-being
– Teacher beliefs about cultural diversity in education
– Culturally responsive practices and teaching for social justice
– School and classroom diversity climate
– School adjustment of newly arrived migrants and refugee students
– Open science
Daniel, AnnabellFreie Universität BerlinEducation Science

– Educational inequality
– Higher education
– School-to-work transitions
– Interventions in educational settings
– Factorial survey
Daumiller, MartinUniversity of AugsburgPsychology

– Motivation and fostering of motivation in educational settings
– Goals and Achievement Goal Theory
– Academic dishonesty
– Experiences, behaviors, and performance of university scholars
– Learning with digital media in the tertiary sector
de Moll, FrederickUniversity of LuxembourgEducation Science

– Early childhood education and care
– Parenting strategies
– Educational inequality
– Family life and socialisation
– Non-cognitive dispositions
Demel, SimonaUniversity of Carlos III de MadridEconomics

– Empathy
– Gender differences in self-efficacy and competitiveness
Gruijters, RobUniversity of CambridgeSociology

– Educational inequality and school segregation in the global South
– Private schools
– Life course trajectories and economic inequality
– Quantitative methods
Heppt, BirgitIQB – Institute for Educational Quality
Improvement (HU Berlin)

– Assessment, support and development of (academic) language skills
– Language support across the curriculum
– Immigration-related disparities in students’ academic (language) achievement
– Determinants and effects of civic education and democratic school climate
– Survey methodology (e.g., effects of incentives, variations of the books-at-home-index)
Hermes, HenningNHH Norwegian School of EconomicsEconomics

– Economics of education
– Behavioral economics
– Economics of skill formation (focussing on non-cognitive skills)
– Development of skills and preferences in childhood and adolescence
– Inequalities in educational opportunities
– Early childhood education and care
Hübener, MathiasDIW – German Institute for Economic ResearchEconomics

– Economics of human capital formation
– Reconciliation of work and family life, and its effects on parents and children
– Educational inequality in health
– Intergenerational effects of education
– Policy impact evaluation of education, family and health-related policies

My policy-related research areas include: Parental leave, G8-high school reform, abolitions of day care fees
Hübner, NicolasUniversity of TübingenPsychology

– Educational effectiveness and school improvement
– Implementation and effects of educational policy reforms
– Quantitative methods
– Students’ subject specific self-concepts and interests
– Teacher professional development
– Curriculum research
Linberg, Anja
DJI – German Youth InstituteEducation Science

– Early childhood education and care
– Structure and conditions of quality of home and institutional early childhood learning environments
– (Differential) effects of educational processes
– Impact of interaction quality in early childcare on mathematical development
Menze, LauraWZB – Berlin Social Science CenterSociology

– Sociology of education and labor markets
– Returns to education
– Vocational training, occupations and social inequality
– School-to-work transitions
– Transitions of students with special educational needs
– Survey methodology
Meyer, JenniferIPN – Leibniz Institute for Science and
Mathematics Education

– The interplay of cognitive and noncognitive predictors of school achievement
– Motivation in school contexts
– The assessment of English as foreign language skills
Miyamoto, AiGESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social SciencesPsychology

– Fluid and crystallized intelligence
– Intrinsic motivation and self-concept
– Personality (Big Five)
– Academic achievement and school success
– Measurement invariance
– Latent model approach
Nusser, LenaLifBi – Leibniz Institute for Educational TrajectoriesEducation Science

– Special educational needs
– Competence development
– Inclusive education
– Teaching practices in heterogeneous classrooms
Olczyk, MelanieUniversity of LeipzigSociology

– Social and ethnic educational inequality (patterns and causes)
– Social networks and social capital
– Segregation
– International comparisons
– Quantitative research methods
Passaretta, GiampieroTrinity College DublinSociology

– Achievement inequality
– Cognitive and non-cognitive skills
– Inequality in cognitive development
– Gender gap in learning
– Causal designs
– Comparative research
Quis, Johanna SophieUniversity of HannoverEconomics

– Health Economics
– Education Economics
– Interplay between (mental) health and education
– (Non-)Cognitive skill formation
– Self-regulation in children
– Impact of institutional factors on individual outcomes
Raabe, IsabelUniversity of ZurichSociology

– Social inequality and social mobility
– Social networks and social processes
– Sociology of education
– School contexts
– Gender and ethnicity
Sauer, PetraLuxembourg Institute of Economic Research

– Educational & economic inequalities
– Political economy of education & inequality
– Labour market segmentation & job quality
– Welfare state analysis
– Comparative research
Scharf, JanDIPF – Leibniz Institute for
Research and Information in Education

– Sociology of education and educational inequality
– Primary and secondary effects of social origin
– School contexts, values of education and school alienation
– Migration and youth studies
Schmidt, FabianUniversity of HamburgEducation Science

– Students’ academic perseverance (grit, self-control)
– (Non-)Cognitive factors in education
– Habit formation and measurement
– Early childhood reading measurement and development
– Educational inequalities (social class, gender, migratory status)
Schwabe, UlrikeDZHW – German Centre for Higher Education
Research and Science

– Research in social stratification
– Sociology of education
– Sociology of labour markets
– Empirical higher education research
– (Quantitative) Methods in social sciences
– International comparisons
– Competence modelling and measurement
Schwarzenthal, MiriamUniversity of PotsdamPsychology

– Intercultural competence and intergroup attitudes among adolescents
– Adolescents’ understanding of social inequalities (critical consciousness)
– Adolescents’ civic engagement
– Classroom cultural diversity climate/Diversity ideologies
– Ethnic and national identity exploration
– Intercultural and interethnic friendships
– Stereotype threat and self-affirmation interventions in educational contexts
Steinmann, IsaTU DortmundPsychology

– Educational effectiveness research
– Student achievement and educational inequality outcomes
– International comparative research
Werner, Katharinaifo Institute MunichEconomics

– Cognitive and non-cognitive skills
– Education aspirations
– Inequality in education
– Information acquisition
– Program evaluation
Weßling, KatarinaMaastricht University, ROASociology

– Educational and labour market inequality over the life course
– School-to-work transitions
– Spatial and institutional context effects
– Quantitative methods, especially: spatial and multilevel modeling
Wolff, FabianUniversity of KielPsychology

– Academic self-concept development (especially by social, temporal, and dimensional comparison processes)
– Competence and personality development (especially in the context of educational stays abroad)
– Digitalization of learning environments (especially application of telepresence robots in higher education)