Professor
Professor of Sociology with focus on Family and Migration

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Divorce and Remarriage

  • Single Parent Families and Stepfamilies

  • Intergenerational Relations

  • Intergenerational Transmission

  • Division of Household Labour

  • Demography & Ageing

  • Life Course Research

  • Migration and Integration

  • Interethnic Relations
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison

 

Research Projects

2018 - 2021

Child Well-Being in Shared Parenting Arrangements after Parental Separation or Divorce (German Research Foundation (DFG), Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Anja Steinbach, University of Duisburg-Essen, Prof. Dr. Tobias Helms, Marburg University)

More information can be found at the project’s homepage.

 

1998-2000          

Contextual and Familial Influences on the Process of Acculturation of Migrants from the Former Soviet Union in Germany and in Israel (Volkswagen-Foundation, Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck)

 

2004-2006          

Development of Panel-Suited Instruments to Research the Values of Children as well as Intergenerational Relationships in Germany. A project of the first part of the Priority Program 1161 “The German Family Panel” (pairfam) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck, Dr. Anja Steinbach)

 

2006-2008          

Development of Panel-Suited Instruments to Research the Values of Children as well as Intergenerational Relationships in Germany. A project of the second part of the Priority Program 1161 “The German Family Panel” (pairfam) of the German Research Foundation (DFG) (Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck, Dr. Anja Steinbach, Prof. Dr. Johannes Kopp)

 

2006-2010          

Regulation of Developmental Transitions in Second Generation Immigrants in Germany and Israel im Rahmen des BMBF Research Consortiums ‚Migration and Societal Integration‘ (BMBF, Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Rainer K. Silbereisen, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck, Dr. Anja Steinbach)

 

2008-2010          

Preliminary Study on the Survey among People with Migration Background. A project of the third part of the Priority Program 1161 “The German Family Panel” (pairfam) of the German Research Foundation (DFG), (Principal Investigators: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck, Dr. Anja Steinbach)