Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Microsociology

Dr. Hannah Zagel

Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Hannah Zagel
research assistant
hannah.zagel (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Sozialwissenschaften → Mikrosoziologie
Visiting address
Universitätsstraße 3b , Room 226
Phone number
(030) 2093-66520
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Current Research Projects

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


Research Interests

  • Family sociology
  • Social structure and social inequality
  • Welfare states


Short CV

Academic and Visiting Positions
10/2021 - 03/2022

Interim Professor of Microsociology, Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

10/2020 - 03/2021

Visiting professor for Gender & Diversity, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Free University Berlin [Link]

03/2016 -

Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsociology, Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

03/2016 - 12/2019

Associated Researcher in the Research Group Demography and Inequality at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

05/2014 - 03/2016

Postdoctoral Researcher, Sociology, in particular Social Research Methods, Department of Socioeconomics, University of Hamburg

06/2015 - 09/2015

Visiting Researcher, Department of Education and Family, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW)

02/2014 - 04/2014

Visiting Researcher, Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE), Yale University, USA

01/2013 - 04/2014

Postdoctoral Researcher, SFB 597 "Transformations of the State" and Zentrum für Sozialpolitik (ZeS), University of Bremen

05/2011 - 07/2011

Visiting Researcher, Socio-economic Panel (SOEP), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW)

04/2010 - 09/2010

Research Assistant, Social Policy Subject Group, University of Edinburgh, UK

09/2009 - 06/2013

Ph.D. Social Policy, University of Edinburgh, UK

10/2007 - 08/2009

M.A. Sociology, FU Berlin

10/2004 - 07/2007

B.A. Sociology, University of Hamburg