Dr. Zachary Van Winkle

Portrait Foto Zachary Van Winkle (Foto: David Ausserhofer)
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D-10785 Berlin

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David Ausserhofer
Visiting Researcher of the Completed Research Group

Research fields

Gender and Family | Social Science Research Methods | Welfare State and Social Inequality


since 9/2018 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology & Social Demography
University of Oxford
Department of Sociology
Chair of Department: Prof. Dr. Christiaan Monden

since 9/2018 - Non-Stipendiary Research Fellow in Sociology
University of Oxford
Nuffield College

since 6/2015 - Associate Member
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
Research Group Demography and Inequality
Head of Unit: Prof. Dr. Anette Fasang

9/2015 – 9/2018 - Research Associate
Humboldt-University Berlin
Department for Social Sciences
Chair of Microsociology: Prof. Dr. Anette Fasang

Selected Publications

Van Winkle, Z., & Struffolino, E. (2018). When working isn’t enough: Family demographic processes and in-work poverty across the life course in the United States. Demographic Research, 39, 365–380. https://doi.org/10.4054/DemRes.2018.39.12

Van Winkle, Z. (2018). Family Trajectories Across Time and Space: Increasing Complexity in Family Life Courses in Europe? Demography, 55(1), 135–164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-017-0628-5

Van Winkle, Z., & Fasang, A. (2017). Complexity in Employment Life Courses in Europe in the Twentieth Century—Large Cross-National Differences but Little Change across Birth Cohorts. Social Forces, 96(1), 1–30. https://doi.org/10.1093/sf/sox032

Micari, M.; Van Winkle, Z. & Pazos, P. (2016): Among friends: the role of academic-preparedness diversity in individual performance within a small-group STEM learning environment. International Journal of Science Education, 38(12), 1904-1922. https://doi.org/:10.1080/09500693.2016.1218091.


Baier, T & Van Winkle, Z. From Grandparents to Grandchildren: Does Grandparental Support Compensate for Low Parental Resources in Grandchildren’s Educational Attainment

Van Winkle, Z. Parental Resources and the De-Standardization of Family Formation in the United States.

Van Winkle, Z. & Fasang, A. Baby boomers and millennials compared: Race and gender differences in parenthood wage penalties across the life course

Stuffolino, E & Van Winkle, Z. “Exit this way” Persistent Gender & Racial Differences in Pathways Out of In-Work Poverty in the US

Van Winkle, Z. & Zagel, H. Combining Work and Family Across the Life Course: A Matter of Norms or Policies?

Van Winkle, Z., Leopold, T. & Kalmijn, M. Life Satisfaction and Economic Standing Following Divorce in Cross-National Perspective

Gruijters, R., Van Winkle, Z., Fasang, A. & Raab, M. Life Course Trajectories and Wealth Accumulation in the United States: Comparing Baby Boomers and Millennials

Van Winkle, Z., Conley, D. Genome-Wide Heritability Estimates of Family Life Course Complexity