Katja Schmidt

Ph.D. Student in the

German Socio-Economic Panel study Infrastruktureinrichtung

Contact

+49 30 89789 - 543
Research Topics and Working Areas
  • Migration
  • Refugees
  • Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Opinion Research

Katja Schmidt has been a research associate at SOEP since 2018. She is doing her doctorate at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS).

Katja Schmidt received her master's degree in sociology from Freie Universität Berlin in 2017. Within her master's program "Sociology - European Societies" she specialized in quantitative methods of empirical social research. In her master's thesis, she investigated the relationship between attitudes towards immigrants and electoral behavior in federal elections. During her studies, Katja Schmidt worked in the program management in the international politics department of Körber Foundation. In her Bachelor's degree she studied social sciences in Düsseldorf. During her BA she completed a stay abroad at the University of Reading in England, focusing on international relations.

Her research interests lie in migration and integration research, as well as in quantitative data analysis.

Lectures

Vortrag

Changes of Anti-Immigrant Attitudes in Europe - A Pseudo Panel Approach

Katja Schmidt
Mannheim, 15.04.2019 - 17.04.2019
| Turbulent Times in Europe - Instability, Insecurity and Inequality: 4th International ESS Conference
Vortrag

Structural and Cultural Determinants for Anti-Immigrant Attitudes in the European Context

Katja Schmidt
London, Großbritannien, 10.04.2019 - 12.04.2019
| Graduate Network Conference: London School of Economics
Vortrag

Warum verändern sich Einstellungen gegenüber Zuwanderern und Zuwanderinnen?

Katja Schmidt
Köln, 11.10.2018
| GESIS Tagung zu Migration und interethnischen Beziehungen
Vortrag

Einstellungswandel in Zeiten steigender Zuwanderung - Mechanismen für den Wandel von Einstellungen zu Zuwanderern in Deutschland zwischen 2002 und 2016

Katja Schmidt
Göttingen, 24.09.2018 - 29.09.2018
| 39. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie: Ad-Hoc-Gruppe: Affektive Dimensionen der Integration von Geflüchteten

Research Projects

Research Project

Affective and cultural dimensions of integration following forced migration and immigration (AFFIN)

Current Project| German Socio-Economic Panel study