Prof. Dr. Wiebke Schulz

Wiebke Schulz


wschulz [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
D 206


since 08/2020 SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy, Bremen University

2018 -2020 Senior Research Fellow of the Project Group National Educational Panel Study: Vocational Training and Lifelong Learning

2016 – 2018 Lecturer (Akademische Rätin auf Zeit) at the Chair Social Structure and Social Inequality at Bielefeld University & Researcher in the TwinLife project

2013 – 2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, TwinLife Project, Bielefeld University/German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP)/DIW Berlin

2015 - 2017 Research Fellow at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZIF) at Bielefeld University "Genetic and Social Causes of Life Chances"

09 - 11/2010 Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE), University of Wisconsin-Madison, US

2013 Ph.D. in Sociology „Careers of Men and Women in the 19th and 20th Centuries”, Utrecht University/Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS), the Netherlands

2007 – 2013 Doctoral Researcher, Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS)/Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2007 M.Sc. Sociology and Social Research, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

2004 B.A. equivalent Sociology, Bremen University

Selected Publications

Schulz, W./Schunck, R./Diewald, M./Johnson, W. (2017): “Pathways of Intergenerational Transmission of Advantages during Adolescence: Social Background, Cognitive Ability, and Educational Attainment”. In: Journal of Youth and Adolescence. Online First.

Hahn, E./Gottschling, J./Schulz, W,/Spinath, F. M. (2016): “What Drives the Development of Social Inequality Over the Life Course? The German TwinLife Study”. In: Twin Research and Human Genetics, (August), pp. 1-14.

Diewald, M./Riemann, R./Spinath, F. M./Gottschling, J./Hahn, E./Kornadt, A. E. et al. (2016): TwinLife. GESIS Datenarchiv, Köln. ZA6701 Datenfile Version 1.0.0. doi:doi:10.4232/1.12665

Schulz, Wiebke (2015): “The logic of industrialism thesis revisited: occupational career attainment of single women during modernization”. In: European Societies, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 467-491.

Schulz, Wiebke/Maas, Ineke/ van Leeuwen, Marco (2015): “Occupational career attainment during modernization. A study of Dutch men in 847 municipalities between 1865 and 1928”. In: Acta Sociologica, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 5-24.

Diewald, Martin/Schulz, Wiebke/Baier, Tina (2015): “Intergenerational Downward Mobility in Educational Attainment and Occupational Careers in West Germany in the Twentieth Century”. In: European Sociological Review, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 172-183.

Schulz, Wiebke/Maas, Ineke/van Leeuwen, Marco (2014): “What happens if women disappear from the labor market? Occupational status of women at marriage in a modernizing society”. In: The History of the Family, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 426-446.

Schulz, Wiebke/Maas, Ineke/van Leeuwen, Marco (2014): “Employer's choice – Selection through job advertisements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries”. In: Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, No. 36, pp. 49-68.

Schulz, Wiebke (2013): Careers of Men and Women in the 19th and 20th Centuries. ICS-dissertation, Utrecht.

Schulz, Wiebke/Maas, Ineke (2012): “Career Chances and Constraints in the Netherlands 1865-1940”. In: European Sociological Review, No. 28, pp. 220-240.

Schulz, Wiebke/Maas, Ineke (2010): „Studying historical occupational careers with multilevel growth models”. In: Demographic Research, Vol. 23, No. 24, pp. 669-696.