Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Microsociology

Rona Geffen, Ph.D.

Rona Geffen Ph.D.
research assistant
rona.geffen (at)

Current Research Projects

The Temporal Dynamics of Career and Family Life: The Role of Social Origin
and the Opportunity Structure


Research Interests

  • Social Stratification
  • Social Policy
  • Life-course research
  • Careers and Family
  • International migration
  • Education-work Transition
  • Quantitative methods


Short CV

Academic and Visiting Positions

Guest Researcher at the Department of Microsociology, Humboldt
University of Berlin

2021- 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher, RU Temporality, Cluster of
Excellence – Contestations of the Liberal Script (SCRIPTS), Freie
Universität Berlin

2013- 2015

Teaching Assistant, University of Haifa

2012- 2016

Research Assistant, University of Haifa



Doctoral studies
The Chair for Social Stratification and Social Policy, Department of
Sociology, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


M.A. Studies in Sociology
Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Haifa, Israel


B.A. Studies in Sociology and Anthropology (Honors Program) and
Political Science
Department of Sociology & Anthropology and The School of Political
Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel