Research Assistant

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A5 6, A-527
68159 Mannheim
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0621 - 181-2013
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0621 - 181-2016

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Thomas Grauenhorst                                                    

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|Curriculum vitae|Research interests

Curriculum Vitae

since 2014
Teaching assistant at the Chair of Sociology, Societal Comparisons
since 2013
Doctoral student at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim
2012 - 2013
Research assistant at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences
2007 - 2012
Study of Sociology at the University of Mannheim

Research Interests

  • international comparison of structures, reproduction and evaluation of social inequalities
  • sociology of education and labour market
  • methods of empirical social research


  • Grauenhorst, T., M. Blohm & A. Koch (forthcoming). Respondent incentives in a national face-to-face survey: Do they affect response quality? Field Methods.
  • Weiss, F., M. Klein & T. Grauenhorst (2014). The effects of work experience during higher education on labour market entry: learning by doing or an entry ticket? Work, Employment and Society 28 (5), 788-807.

Current lectures (HWS 2017)

exercise: social structure of germany in international comparison