Augustenstraße 6, 96047 Bamberg

Room AS6/00.05
Tel.: 0951/863-1911
Fax: 0951/863-1181
E-Mail: claudia.karwath(at)uni-bamberg.de

Research Interests

  • Educational research
  • Sibling research
  • Migration research
  • Early Childhood research
  • Language and cognitive development
  • Measurement of competencies
  • Interviewer effects
  • Longitudinal research methods
  • Statistical methods

Academic Background

10/2004 – 03/2006 Undergraduate in Social Work (UAS) at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

04/2006 – 11/2011 Diplom in Sociology at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

12/2011 – 07/2013 Research scientist in the research group „ educational processes, competence development and selection decisions in preschool- and school age“ (BiKS) at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg 

04/2011 – 12/2013 Self-employed consultant activit esp. for the online survey app "LimeSurvey"

10/2012 – 12/2013 Research scientist in the project „National Educational Panel Study“ (NEPS) at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

01/2014 – 01/2018 Research scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories in the project „National Educational Panel Study“ (NEPS)

since 02/2018 Research scientist in the Project „SEED – Social InEquality and its Effects on child Development: A study of birth cohorts in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands“ at the chair of Psychology I - Developmental Psychology (Prof. Dr. S. Weinert) at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg

 

Publications

Schmitt, M., Homuth, C., Lorenz, C. & Karwath, C. (2016). Ist eine Briefmarke der Schlüssel zu höherem Rücklauf bei postalischen Befragungen? Eine Analyse zur Bedeutung der Frankierungsart bei Jugendlichen unterschiedlicher sozialer Herkunft. In: Journal for Educational Research Online, 8 (3), 142-158.

Lorenz, C., Homuth, C., Schmitt, M. & Karwath, C. (2015). E-Appointments in empirical field research. Survey insights: Methods from the field. Retrievable at: surveyinsights.org.

Karwath, C., Relikowski, I. & Schmitt, M. (2014). Sibling structure and educational achievement: How do the number of siblings, birth order, and birth spacing affect children’s vocabulary competences? In: Journal of Family Research, 26 (3), 374-398.

Attig, M., Fey, D., Karwath, C. & Linberg, T. (2014). Systematisches Bildungsmonitoring im Vorschulalter am Beispiel des Nationalen Bildungspanels. In: Frühe Bildung, 3 (1), 3-9.

Homuth, C. & Karwath, C. (2013). Das Ergebnis von acht Jahren Bildungsforschung: Die BiKS-Studie in der Rückschau. In: KiTa aktuell spezial 01.2013, 6-9.

Presentations and Conference Contributions

Karwath, C. (2017): Does sibling structure influence educational achievement? An analyze with the number of siblings, birth order and birth spacing on vocabulary competences during the elementary and secondary school. Oral presentation at the Society for Longitudinal and Lifecourse Studies (SLLS), Stirling (Scotland), 11.-13.10.2017.

Karwath, C. & Attig, M. (2017): Do interviewers affect test situation in households? Results from the newborn cohort study of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS). Oral presentation at the 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Lisbon (Portugal), 17.-21.07.2017.

Attig, M., Grobe, F. B. & Karwath, C. (2017): The role of interviewers in personal interviews and test situations. Symposium at the 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Lisbon (Portugal), 17.-21.07.2017.

Karwath, C., Attig, M. Kliem, H., Weinert, S. & Roßbach, H.-G. (2015): Interviewer effects in the CAPI-study of the early childhood cohort of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS). Oral presentation at the 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Reykjavik (Iceland), 13.-17.07.2015.

Karwath, C. & Attig, M. (2015): How do interviewers influence data? Symposium at the 6th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA), Reykjavik (Iceland), 13.-17.07.2015.

Lorenz, C., Homuth, C., Karwath, C. & Ackermann, H. (2012): Online-Terminvereinbarungen in der empirischen Feldforschung. Contribution at the 77. Tagung der Arbeitsgruppe für empirische Pädagogische Forschung (AEPF), Bielefeld (Germany), 10.-12.09.2012.

Karwath, C. (2010): Tutoring lessons for students with migration background. Poster presented at the 3rd International Bamberg Summer School in Empiric Education Research on Institutional and Contextual Determinants of Educational Judgement, Decision Making and Learning Studies, Bamberg (Germany), 21.- 24.09.2010.