Wissenschaftliche MitarbeiterinDr. Anne-Kristin Kuhnt

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
in der Arbeitsgruppe von Prof. Anja Steinbach

Research Associate
in the Working Group of Prof. Anja Steinbach

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Curriculum Vitae

► Research Interests

Family Sociology, Fertility & Reproductive Medicine
Migration, Integration & Cross-cultural Research

 

► Education

2014 PhD (Dr. rer. pol.), University of Rostock (Germany)
2010 Master in Demography, Lund University (Sweden), Center for Economic Demography
2008 Diploma in Demography, University of Rostock (Germany)

 

Academic Positions and Professional Experience

2013-

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany), Department of Sociology, Chair of Family and Migration Research, Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbach

2010 -  2013

Doctoral Researcher
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock, Germany), Research Group: Economic and Social Demography, Head: Prof. Dr. Michaela Kreyenfeld

2009 - 2010

PhD Scholarship, European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD)
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock, Germany) and Lund University (Sweden), Center for Economic Demography

2008 - 2009

Research Associate
University of Kassel (Germany), Department of Political Science, Chair of Political Systems in Germany – State in Transition, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schroeder

Project: „Potentiale einer altersdifferenzierten und alternsgerechten Betriebs- und Tarifpolitik zur Förderung der Innovations- und Beschäftigungsfähigkeit Älterer/Potentials of age-differentiated and age-appropriate tariff policies to promote innovation capacity and employability of older people“

2007 - 2008

Student Research Assistant
University of Rostock (Germany), Department of Sociology and Demography, Chair of Sociology and Family Demography, Prof. Dr. Heike Trappe

 

Research Stays

2019

Visiting Scholar (2 months)
Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES), Mannheim (Germany)

2013 - 2014

Visiting Scholar
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Germany), Research Group: Life Course, Social Policy, and the Family, Head: Prof. Dr. Michaela Kreyenfeld

 

External Research Funding

2019

Funding of an international scientific conference on “Making families through ART”, German Research Foundation (DFG) (12.000 €)

Maria Weber Grant, funding for a partial teaching deputy for the winter term 2019/20, Hans Böckler Foundation (20.000 €)

 

Other Fundings, Grants and Awards

2018 Start-up funding for writing a research proposal, University of Duisburg-Essen (18.000 €)
2015 - 2017 Travel funding for excellent junior scientists, Stiftung Mercator (5.000 €)
2014 Travel Grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) (475 €)
2015 Dissertation Award, Allianz and the German Association of Demography (DGD) (2.000 €)
2010 - 2013 PhD Scholarship, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock), (45.000 €)
2009 - 2010 Research Scholarship for participating in the European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD), Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (Rostock) (15.000 €)
2007 Junior Scientists Award for Demography, Institute for future Viability in Demography (idz) (1.500 €)

 

Scientific Cooperation

With researchers from the University of Bremen (Bremen), the Federal Institute for Population Research (Wiesbaden), the Robert Koch Institute (Berlin), the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (Mannheim), the Charles University (Prague), and the Orient Institute Istanbul (Istanbul)

 

Ad hoc Reviews

Journals

Advances in Life Course Research, Czech Sociological Review (CSR), Comparative Population Studies (CPoS), Demographic Research, European Sociological Review (ESR), Journal für Psychologie, Journal of Family Issues (JFI), Journal of Marriage and Family (JMF), S+F Sicherheit und Frieden, Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, Zeitschrift für Familienforschung/Journal of Family Research (ZfF), Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ZfS)

Funding Polish National Science Center (NCN)

 

Academic Service

2019- Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Marriage and Family
2018- Elected member of the cross-faculty research council „Wandel von Gegenwartsgesellschaften [Change in contemporary societies]”, University of Duisburg-Essen
2018- Speaker of the working group on Fertility and Family, German Association of Demography (DGD)
2016- Elected member of the Section on Family Sociology, German Association of Sociology (DGS)
2016- Consultant on how to promote Junior Scientists in Demography for the executive committee of the German Association of Demography (DGD)
2015- Member of the Examination Board MA Survey Methodology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen
2015 - 2016 Speaker of the Working Group Young Demography, German Association of Demography
2014- Member of the Faculty Council, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen

2014 - 2015

Member of the selection committee Adjunct Professorship, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen

 

Academic Memberships & Working Groups

Memberships

European Sociological Association (ESA)

Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung an der Universität Duisburg-Essen (InZentIM) - [Interdisciplinary Centre for Integration and Migration Research]

European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), Sektion Familiensoziologie & Sektion Migrationssoziologie - [German Sociological Association]

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Demographie e.V. (DGD) - [German Society for Demography]

Working Groups

Member of the Working Group „Wandel von Gegenwartsgesellschaften/Change in contemporary societies”, University of Duisburg-Essen

Member of the Working Group “Migrant and Minority Fertility in Europe”, European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)

 

Organization of Conferences, Workshops and Panels

2020 Panels on Family and Fertility in Central and Eastern Europe & Partnership Formation and Dissolution in Central and Eastern Europe, Annual Conference of the German Association of Demography, Dresden (Germany), together with Michael Feldhaus
2019

International conference on Making families through assisted reproductive technologies:  causes, experiences, and consequences in international context, Wiesbaden (Germany), together with Jasmin Passet-Wittig,

Panels Was kostet der Kinderwunsch? Konsequenzen reproduktions-medizinischer Behandlungen & Wohlbefinden in Familien, Annual Conference of the German Association of Demography, Bamberg (Germany), together with Michael Feldhaus

Career Breakfast for Junior Scientists, Annual Conference of the German Association of Demography, Bamberg (Germany), together with Michaela Kreyenfeld

2018

Panel Aktuelle Projekte familiensoziologischer Forschung, 39. Congress of the German Association of Sociology, Section for Family Sociology, Göttingen (Germany), together with Matthias Pollmann-Schult

Career Breakfast for Junior Scientists, Annual Conference of the German Association of Demography, Cologne (Germany), together with Michaela Kreyenfeld

2016

Panel Reproductive technologies in transnational context, Second European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies, Hamburg (Germany), together with Melike Şahinol

2016

Panel & Poster Session for Junior Scientists, Annual Conference of the German Association of Demography, Leipzig (Germany)

Spring Meeting Familie und Migration of the Section for Family Sociology,   German Association of Sociology, Duisburg (Germany), together with Anja Steinbach

 

Media Presence

Print Media

Gesellschaftliche Konsequenzen der Nutzung von Reproduktionsmedizin (Apotheken Umschau, October 2019)

Stay at home moms in Deutschland (Die ZEIT & ZEIT online, May 2019)

Ideales Alter für die Familiengründung (ELTERN, February 2019)

Geburtenanstieg in Deutschland (ZEIT online, May 2018)

Studie zum Kinderwunsch: Zwei Drittel sind offen für Social Freezing (RP online, January 2016)
Radio Bildungsintegration von Migranten und Migrantinnen in Deutschland (Interview Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, March 2018)