I am a Professor of Gerontology at the University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein.
Prior I was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Bremen at the SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy. From 2016 to 2018 I was the the head of the research unit “Work, Economy and Technology” at the Institute of Gerontology at Technical University of Dortmund. From 2012 to 2016 I was a PhD student at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim.
I studied Gerontology in Amsterdam as well as Sociology in Mannheim and Berlin, where I was also employed as a student assistant at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW).
New paper in JESP
New book chapter with Dirk Hofäcker
New paper with Dutch co-authors
New paper on caregiving students
New book chapter & new paper!
New book chapter with Gerd Naegele on the EXTEND projeckt.
New publication in Journal of Social Policy.
We presented our findings on potential comebacks of previous health care workers in Germany to over 100 stakeholders