Professional Activities

MEMBERSHIPS
German Sociological Association (DGS) and Family Sociology Division, German Sociological Association (DGS)
International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)

JOURNAL REVIEWER
European Journal of Social Psychology
International Journal of Psychology
International Review of Sociology
Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Journal of Child and Family Studies
Journal of Family Research (Zeitschrift für Familienforschung)
Political Psychology
Social Development
Sociological Quarterly

MEMBER SELECTION COMMITTEES
University of Bremen, Berninghausen Teaching Award (2017-2022)
BIGSSS, HWK-Fellowship (2014-2017)
BMBF and Foundation Begabtenförderung berufliche Bildung, Scholarships for Professional Advancement (since 2013)
Stifterverband, Fellowships for Innovations in University Teaching (2013-2020)

PH.D. THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER
Marufa Akter: "Women Political Participation in Bangladesh Parliament: A Case Study Analysis of Substantive Representation of Women" (completed)
Jelisaveta Belić: "Value Development Processes and Well-Being of Adolescents"
Tanya Keni "Migration and Value Differences in the Context of Honor and Dignity Cultures"
Priyadarshani Premarathne: "Work-life Balance and Quality of Life of the Women Employees in the Public Sector and Family Friendly Policies in Transitional Economy of Sri Lanka" (completed)
Rena Tecklenburg: "Intergenerational Value Transmission in Bi-national Families"

PH.D. THESIS EXAMINER
Adriana Berrueto ("Mobility, Social Identity and Subjective Well-Being of Third Culture Kids"), Nadine Binder (“Promoting and Assessing Undergraduate Students’ Intercultural Competence Development"), Evgenia Bystrov ("The Second Demographic Transition Theory in Practice: The Case of Israel"),  Nate Breznau ("Public Opinion and Social Policy"), Georgi Dragolov ("Revising the Link between Inequalities and Subjective Well‐Being"), Ulrike Ehrlich ("Combining Family Care and Paid Work"), Lusine Grigoryan ("“Beyond Us versus Them: Explaining Intergroup Bias in Multiple Categorization”), Steffen Hagemann (“Zwischen Druck und Angemessenheit. Deutungsprozesse in der Auseinandersetzung sozialpolitischer Akteure über Reformen der Alterssicherung in Deutschland und Großbritannien"), Florian Hertel ("Social Mobility over the Course of the 20th Century in the United States and Germany"), Karina Hoekstra-Wibowo ("Racism and Ageism in Health Care - A Comparison between Germany, the Netherlands and Indonesia"), Juliane Klein ("Transferring Professional Knowledge and Skills: Institutional Strategies and Individual Experiences in the Case of Central and Eastern European Migrant Physicians in German Hospitals"), Diletta Luminari ("Journeys to parenthood for Italian homosexuals"), Thomas Lux ("Dissecting Later-life Employment: Social Structure of Work after Pension Age in Germany and United Kingdom"), Mauricio Reichenbachs ("Corporatism is dead, long live corporatism!"), Maike Schulz ("Reading Between the Lines - The Role of Education for Healthcare Utilization in Today's European Healthcare Systems"), Nora Waitkus (“Wealth Inequality in Western Capitalist Societies")

SELECTED OTHER SERVICES
Member of the Academic Senate of University of Bremen (2015-2019)
Member of the Research Commission at University of Bremen (2017-2021)
Member of the Faculty Council Social Sciences, University of Bremen (2015-2017)