Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Microsociology

Dr. Emanuela Struffolino

Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Emanuela Struffolino
emanuela.struffolino (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Sozialwissenschaften → Mikrosoziologie
Visiting address
Universitätsstraße 3b , Room 223
Phone number
(030) 2093-66524
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Current Research Projects

"Understanding Family Demographic Processes & In-Work Poverty in Europe: How Marriage, Parenthood, and Divorce Affect the Risk of In-work Poverty across the Life Course" [Link]

"Household structures and economic risks in East and West Germany during the COVID-19 pandemic: compensation or accumulation? (KOMPAKK)" [Link]


Research Interests

  • Family formation
  • Life-course sociology
  • Demography
  • Gender inequalities in education and labour market participation
  • Poverty dynamics


Short CV

Academic and Visiting Positions
10/2015 -

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Microsociology, Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

10/2015 -

Research Fellow in the Research Group Demography and Inequality, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

03/2014 - 06/2015

Research Fellow at "NCCR LIVES - Overcoming Vulnerability: Life Course Perspective", University of Lausanne


Visiting Scholar at the Research Group Demography and Inequality, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)


Ph.D. in Applied Sociology and Social Research Methods, University of Milano-Bicocca, Graduate School in Comparative and International Studies in Social Sciences (SCISS)


M.A. in Sociology, University of Turin

B.A. in Intercultural Communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Turin