Prof. Dr. Birgit Becker - Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae (Short Version)

Birgit Becker, born 1978 in Curitiba (Brasil), is a Professor of Sociology with a focus on Empirical Educational Research at the Institute of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt. She is member of the Center for Research on Individual Development and Adaptive Education of Children at Risk (IDeA) and Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF).

Birgit Becker studied social sciences at the University of Mannheim (diploma in social sciences in 2003). She worked as research assistant at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Hartmut Esser (University of Mannheim) and at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). After receiving her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Mannheim in 2009, she worked as a postdoc fellow at the MZES and as survey consultant at GESIS.

Since 2011 Birgit Becker is assistant professor (W1), since 2014 associate professor (W2), and since 2020 full professor at Goethe University Frankfurt.

Her research interests include educational inequality and educational decisions, early education and socialization, migration and integration, and digital inequality.

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Wichtigte Hinweise

NEWS

New Publications:


* Becker, Birgit, Eva Raschke,
Svenja Vieluf, Susanne Böse,
Anna Laschewski, Dominique Rauch
and Patricia Stošić (2023): Teaching
refugee students: The role of teachers’
attitudes towards cultural diversity.
Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice. Online first. DOI:
10.1080/13540602.2023.2191178
Link to article

* Reinhardt, Anna Cornelia and
Birgit Becker (2022): Der Übergang
von neu zugewanderten Kindern und Jugendlichen in das deutsche
Bildungssystem. Zeitschrift für Pädagogik, 68. Beiheft: 115-129.
Link to article

Becker, Birgit (2022): Educational ICT Use Outside School in the European Union: Disparities by Social Origin, Immigrant Background, and Gender. Journal of Children and Media, 16, 1: 
1-20.
Link to article

Contact

Prof. Dr. Birgit Becker

Goethe University Frankfurt
Faculty of Social Sciences
Institute of Sociology
Professor of Sociology with a Focus on Empirical Educational Research
Campus Westend, PEG Building
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
Hauspostfach (internal post) 35
Room 3.G 121
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 (0)69 798-36673
E-Mail: Bi.Becker@em.uni-frankfurt.de

Secretary:

Petra Boßhammer
Room 3.G 075
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-36670
E-Mail: bosshammer@soz.uni-frankfurt.de