Staff

Management, coordination and administration is done by the BIGSSS team:

Managing Director

Dr. Christian Peters
Managing Director
Tel.: +49 421 218 66400

Administration

Sabine Sommer
Head of Administration
Tel.: +49 421 218 66456

Program Coordination

Monika Liorentaite-Rossdeutscher
Admissions and Administration Officer
Tel.: +49 421 200 3956

Patricia Abicht (née Loughrey)
Coordination Officer
Tel.: +49 421 200 3956

Arline Rave
Senior Coordinator of the Deans' Office
Tel.: +49 421 -218 66460 | -200 3950

Research Interests

  • Health inequality
  • Social stratification
  • Welfare states
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Reproducible research

Fellows' Helpdesk
Academic issues and anything related

Research Interests

Questions and requests on

  • PhD curriculum
  • PhD milestones
  • Supervision
  • Defenses
  • Best Paper Award
  • Advise on other academic and non-academic (administrative) issues

IT Department

IT Helpdesk
IT support
Tel.: +49 421 218 66450

Research Interests

Support and questions regarding

  • PC
  • Printer
  • Software
  • Email 
  • other IT related issues and questions

Hartmut Asendorf
Head of IT
Tel.: +49 421 218 66450

Team and Faculty Assistance

Stefanie Bittner
Team and Faculty Assistant
Tel.: +49 421 218 66390

Susan Westing-Kilian
Team and Faculty Assistant
Tel.: +49 421 218 66355

Inga Köster
Team and Faculty Assistant
Tel.: +49 421 218 66389

Student Assistants

Nastasja Abel
Student Assistant (Uni Bremen)

Rinad Benali
Student Assistant (Jacobs University)
Tel.: +49 421 200 3951

Christian Braun
Student Assistant IT (Jacobs University)
Tel.: +49 421 218 66451

Jane Doe
Student Assistant UNICOM Newsletter (University Bremen)