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Public Profile

Title
Prof
First Name
Marita
Last Name
Jacob
Job Title
Professor of Sociology
Employer/Institution
University of Cologne
Department/Unit
Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology
Discipline
Sociology
Other discipline / Specific area of work
Social Psychology
Short Biography

Marita Jacob is a full professor at the Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne. Her research focus lies on social inequalities during the course of a life, specifically education, family and labour market. Recently she examined social inequalities in student employment and the influence of social background on graduates' labour market entry. She joined the Education and Social Stratification research strand in 2012. In 2014 she spent part of her sabbatical at the University of Edinburgh.