Simon Christoph

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

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Office: Feldkirchenstr. 21, Room: F21/00.02, 96052 Bamberg, Germany
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E-Mail:
simon.christoph(at)uni-bamberg.de
Phone: +49(0)951/863-3616
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Pillar 2: Education and Social Inequality Across the Entire Life Course

Field: Sociology

Research Interests: Social inequalities (esp. educational inequalities) and social stratification, social capital and social networks, social integration of immigrants and its consequences, quantitative and qualitative research methods
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// DISSERTATION PROJECT


The Influence of Close Friends on Individual Educational Achievement in the Later Course of Education


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// ACADEMIC BACKGROUND   


2012 - 2015
Master in Sociology (M.A.) at University of Bamberg, Germany

2008 - 2012
Bachelor in Sociology (B.A.) at University of Bamberg, Germany

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// CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

2018
2nd CILS4EU Conference. Presentation on "Towards a better Understanding of the Peer Group Context: Close Friends & Individual Educational Achievement". Utrecht University/Netherlands.

2017
Third European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN2017). Presentation on "Towards a better Understanding of the Peer Group Context: Close Friends & Individual Educational Achievement". Johannes Gutenberg University/Mainz.

Third European Conference on Social Networks (EUSN2017). Session Chair "Knowledge and Science Networks II". Johannes Gutenberg University/Mainz.

ECSR Conference (European Consortium for Sociological Research). Presentation on: "The Influence of Close Friends on the Individual Educational Achievement". Bocconi University Milan/Italy.

2016
Main organizer of the Third Annual BAGSS Conference (together with Agata Kraj, Diana Klose & Marc Saur) "When the State Intervenes" at the University of Bamberg.

III. Internal BAGSS Conference, University of Bamberg. Presentation on: "The Impact of Peer Groups on Immigrant and Native Students’ Educational Achievement and Aspirations". Bamberg/Germany. 


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// EXPERIENCE


Since 06/2016:
Research Associate at the Chair of Sociology, especially Methods of Empirical Social Research (Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel), University of Bamberg

10/2015 – 04/2016:
Graduate assistant at the Junior Professorship for Sociology with focus on educational inequalities (Prof. Dr. Ilona Relikowski), University of Bamberg

02/2015 – 03/2015:
Student assistant at the Chair for Sociology, especially Analysis of Social Structures (Prof. Dr. Cornelia Kristen), University of Bamberg, participation in the project „Pathways to Power: The Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Seven European Democracies”

04/2013 – 09/2015:
Student assistant at the Junior Professorship for Sociology with focus on educational inequalities (Prof. Dr. Ilona Relikowski), University of Bamberg

06/2012 – 04/2013:
Student assistant at the Chair of Sociology 1 (Prof. Dr. Sandra Buchholz), University of Bamberg, participation in the research project BiKS (Bildungsprozesse, Kompetenzentwicklung und Selektionsentscheidungen im Vorschul- und Schulalter)

06/2011 – 01/2012:
Student assistant at the EFMS (European Forum for Migration Studies), scientific institute at the University of Bamberg, participation in several research projects on discrimination

04/2011:
Internship at the Federal Agency of Migration and Refugees, Scientific advisory board, Nuremberg

04/2010 – 09/2010:
Student assistant at the Chair of Sociology I, University of Bamberg, participation in the research project BiKS (Bildungsprozesse, Kompetenzentwicklung und Selektionsentscheidungen im Vorschul- und Schulalter)


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// RELATED CONTENT


Find articles and events on the website of the Graduate School which are connected to Simon's work and contributions: 


WRITING CONTRIBUTION

ESSAY ON STATE INTERVENTION

Is Tertiary Education Putting the Future Labour Markets at Risk?

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ORGANIZER

ABC 2016

Third Annual BAGSS Conference on State Intervention

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