Sophie Hofmeister

Sophie Hofmeister
David Ausserhofer


sophie.hofmeister [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
D 220
Research Fellow of the Research Department


Sophie Hofmeister is a research fellow in the Skill Formation and Labor Markets Research Department. Here she supports gender research and is engaged in research on the “leaky pipeline” in mathematics, studying the MATH+ Cluster of Excellence. Prior to this she completed an MA in Political and Administrative Science at the University of Potsdam. Her main research interests are in the field of education and higher education research.

Selected Publications

Hofmeister, Sophie/Lindenau, Johannes/Mischau, Anina/Ransiek, Anna/Solga, Heike (2021): Erste Befunde aus dem Projekt 'MATH+ as a Research Object'. Karriereziele, -wissen und -handeln, Nachwuchsförderung und Rekrutierung. WZB Discussion Paper SP I 2021-501. Berlin: WZB.
Hofmeister, Sophie (2022): "Leaky Pipeline im Exzellenzcluster MATH+?". In: Geschlechter*Gerecht - Blog der Zentralen Frauenbeauftragten der Freien Universität Berlin, 08.04.2022.