Christoph Spörlein

Research fellow and principal investigator "Moving beyond mean differences" and "Aiming High"

at the Chair of Sociology, area Social Stratification
University of Bamberg 

Contact

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg
Feldkirchenstraße 21/ Room: 01.52a
D-96052 Bamberg

Tel: +49-(0)951-863-3649
FAX: +49-(0)951-863-3865

email: christoph.spoerlein(at)uni-bamberg.de

Personal website: www.cspoerlein.com

Office hours: Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00pm or per appointment 

Publications

Spörlein, C. and C. Kristen. 2018. Educational selectivity and language acquisition among recently arrived immigrants. International Migration Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0197918318798343https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0197918318798343

Spörlein, C. and E. Schlueter. 2019. Verschiedene Instrumente, übereinstimmende Ergebnisse? Die Konsequenzen unterschiedlicher Fragevarianten zur Schätzung interethnischer Kontakte. In Siegers, P. et al.: Einstellungen und Verhalten der deutschen BevölkerungBlickpunkt Gesellschaft, S.269-287. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Silberzahn, R. et al. 2018. Many Analysts, one Dataset: Making transparent how variations in analytical choices affect results. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science 1:337-356.

Spörlein, C. 2018. Educational selectivity of immigrants in Germany. https://chspoerlein.shinyapps.io/select_plot/

Spörlein, C. 2018. How educational systems structure ethnic inequality among young labour market participants in Europe: occupational placement and variation in the occupational status distribution. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility. DOI: 10.1016/j.rssm.2018.04.006.

Spörlein, C. and E. Schlüter. 2018. How education systems shape cross-national ethnic inequality in math competence scores: Moving beyond mean differences. PLOS ONE 13: e0193738. DOI:/10.1371/journal.pone.0193738

Spörlein, C. and E. Schlüter. 2018. How to best examine segregation: A statistical and conceptual multilevel approach. Special Issue "Comparative Survey analyses", Methods, data, analyses. DOI: 10.12758/mda.2017.13

Spörlein, C., T. Mouw and R. Martinez-Schuldt. 2017. The Interplay of Spatial Diffusion and Marital Assimilation of Mexicans in the United States, 1980-2011. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2016.1185940

Spörlein, C. 2015. The Destination Choices of Recent Pan-American Migrants: Opportunities, Costs and Migrant Selectivity. International Migration Review 49:523-552, DOI: 10.1111/imre.12104.

Spörlein, C., E. Schlüter and F. van Tubergen. 2014. Ethnic Intermarriage in Longitudinal Perspective: Testing Structural and Cultural Explanations in the United States, 1880-2011. Social Science Research 43:1-15, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2013.07.016.

Spörlein, C. and F. van Tubergen. 2014. The Occupational Status of Immigrants in Western and non-Western Societies. International Journal of Comparative Sociology 55:119-143, DOI: 10.1177/0020715214534702. 

Research interests

Social inequality, migration, quantitative methods 

Vita

2016: Visiting professor, University of Konstanz.

2011-2014: PhD, University of Köln.

2009-2011: Master "Sociology and Social Research", Utrecht University.

2006-2009: Bachelor "Sozialökonomik", University Erlangen-Nürnberg.