Verena Seibel


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Former Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit


Since 02/2015Researcher at the University of Konstanz, Chair of Microsociology (Prof. Claudia Diel).

09/2013 - 12/2013 Visiting assistant in research at the Centre of Research on Inequalities and Life Course (CIQLE), Yale University, New Haven, USA (Prof. Dr. Richard Breen).

02/2013 - 03/2013 Guest researcher at the Economic Change, Quality of Life and Social Cohesion (EQUALSOC) programme at Oxford University, Oxford, England (Prof. Dr. Nan Dirk de Graaf; Prof. Dr. Duncan Gallie).

09/2012 - 11/2012 Guest researcher at the Institute of Sociology, Universität Zürich (Prof. Dr. Marc Szydlik)

12/2011 - 04/2015 Guest researcher at the research unit Migration, Integration, Transnationalization, WZB Social Science Center Berlin.

10/2011 - 02/2015 PhD Student, Berlin Graduate School of Social Science, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany.  Title: "Over-Education over the Lifecourse among Immigrants in Germany" (supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans).

06/2011 Master of Science in Sociology and Social Research, Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands Supervisor: Professor Frank van Tubergen

06/2009 Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Faculty of Statistics and Social Methods, University of Mannheim, Germany

Selected Publications

Griesshaber, Nicolas/Seibel, Verena (2015): "Over-Education among Immigrants in Europe. The Value of Civic Involvement". In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 41, No. 3-4, S. 374-398.
Lancee, Bram/Seibel, Verena (2014): "Does Rural Origin Affect Immigrants' Contact with Natives? A Study of Turks in Six European Countries". In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 40, No. 9, S. 1331-1351. (Vorab online publiziert 14. November 2013)

Verena Seibel and Frank van Tubergen (2013): "Job Search Methods among Non-Western Immigrants in the Netherlands". In: Journal  of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, Vol. 11, Nr. 3, S. 241-258. (vorab online publiziert 26. Juli 2013)



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