Dr. Mirko K. Braack

Postdoctoral Researcher 

Goethe University Frankfurt 
Research Institute Social Cohesion
Section Frankfurt am Main
Max-Horkheimer-Straße 2
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Room: ExNO 1.10
Phone: +4969/798-31456    


Mirko K. Braack is a Post-Doc at the Frankfurt division of the Research Institute Social Cohesion. He has been working at the Projekt FRA_F_02 “Value Conflict, Labour Division, and Social Cohesion from a Gender Perspective" (PIs: Prof. Dr. Daniela Grunow und Prof. Sigrid Roßteutscher, PhD) since May 2021.

He studied political science and sociology in the bachelor and in the master sociology at the University of Rostock. In 2022 Mirko Braack finished his doctoral project in the field of Sociology at the University of Rostock with the thesis “Exogamy and participation in a migration context. Quantitative studies to exogamous and same-sex unions in Germany and Europe".

Mirko Braack is broadly interested in gender ideologies, family research and the relation between migrants and non-migrants as well as social boundaries and opportunities of participation. He has published for example in Genus and in Gender Issues.


Braack, Mirko K., Milewski, Nadja, & Trappe, Heike (2022). Crossing Social Boundaries in an Immigration Context: Exogamy and Gendered Employment Patterns in Unions in Germany. Gender Issues, 39(2), 142–176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12147-021-09281-8 

Braack, Mirko K. & Milewski, Nadja (2020). An explorative approach to the cross-section of international migration and sexual preference: same-sex couples in Germany. Genus 76 (33). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41118-020-00102-6 

Braack, Mirko K. & Milewski, Nadja (2019). A different perspective on exogamy: Are non-migrant partners in mixed unions more liberal in their attitudes toward gender, family, and religion than other natives? ZfF – Zeitschrift für Familienforschung / Journal of Family Research, 31 (3), pp. 361-386. https://doi.org/10.3224/zff.v31i3.06. 

Knabe, André; Aretz, Benjamin; Biemann, Melanie; Braack, Mirko K; Hanauer, Denise; Kundler, Lisa; Samula, Paul; Schwichtenberg, Nathalie & Klärner, Andreas (2018). Die alltägliche Bewältigung von Armut - Individuelle Handlungsstrategien unter der Bedingung materieller Knappheit in städtischen und ländlichen Räumen Mecklenburg-Vorpommerns. Braunschweig: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut, Thünen Working Paper 109, DOI:10.3220/WP1541166325000. 

Photo: Dr. Mirko Braack