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Prof. Dr. Sarah Carol

Research Fields
  • Social integration of immigrants
  • Interethnic friendships and marriages
  • Islamic religious rights
fon: +49 (0)221 - 470 - 89165
mail: sarah [dot] carol [at] wzb [dot] eu
carol [at] wiso [dot] uni-koeln [dot] de
Visiting Researcher of the Research Unit
Former Staff Member of the Completed Bridging Project

since 09/2015
Professor of Demography and Social Inequality, University of Cologne

07/2014 - 08/2015
Research Fellow at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)

since 07/2014
Guest researcher at the WZB Social Science Center

04/2009 – 06/2014
Research fellow at the research unit "Migration, Integration, Transnationalization", WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Dr. phil., Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Is blood thicker than water? Family and gender values and their impact on the social distance between Muslim migrants and natives in Western Europe
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans and Prof. Dr. Klaus Eder

01/2012 – 02/2012
Visiting scholar, University of Bristol, Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship

since 04/2010
Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS), Associate, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 

10/2000 – 09/2006
Studies in Social Sciences, Business Administration, and Psychology,
University of Duisburg-Essen
Diploma thesis: "The importance of social networks and social support for social integration: An empirical analysis on South Asians in Gemany and Canada"
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Petra Stein and Prof. Dr. Martin Diewald

Selected Publications
Head: Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans, Prof. Jean Tillie (Universiteit van Amsterdam); Prof. Dirk Jacobs (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Prof. Paul Statham (University of Bristol), Prof. Marco Giugni (Université de Genève), Prof. Manlio Cinalli (Sciences Po Paris),
Staff: Prof. Dr. Sarah Carol, Dr. Ines Michalowski, Evelyn Ersanilli, PhD (University of Oxford); Prof. Jonathan Laurence (Boston College)
Duration: 2009-
Funding: European Commission, 7th Framework Programme
Head: Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans, Evelyn Ersanilli, PhD (University of Oxford)
Duration: 2008-
Funding: WZB

The Political Sociology of Cosmopolitanism and Communitarianism
Head: Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkel, Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn
Staff: Oliver Strijbis, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Sarah Carol, Dr. Céline Teney, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Weßels, Dr. Pieter de Wilde, Dr. Onawa Promise Lacewell, Senem Tepe, Niklas Mäkinen
Duration: 2011-
Funding: WZB