News: Assistant Professor Sociology of Work, Erasmus University Rotterdam

On 1 January 2017, I joined the faculty of the Department of Public Administration and Sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL) as an Assistant Professor of the Sociology of Work. During 2017-2018, I will be on leave from the University of Southampton, although I will continue as an affiliate of the ESRC Research Centre for Population... Continue Reading →


News: SUSU Best Academic Support Award

On 5 May 2016, I won the Southampton University Student Union award for Best Academic Support for the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences. It's such pleasure to work with my students here at Southampton--what a thrill to find out that the feeling is mutual! A real honor, thanks so much!

News: Media coverage of recent publication on ‘Partner choice and timing of first marriage’

On Tuesday 21 July 2015, findings from research conducted in collaboration with Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik (Statistics Norway) about "Partner choice and timing of first marriage among children of immigrants in Norway and Sweden" were featured in an article entitled "Få gifter
båsen [Few get married outside their 'group']" in Vårt Land. (For an English translation via Google Translate click... Continue Reading →

News: New research project “Cohabitation and family complexity”

Along with research teams in Sweden (Elizabeth Thomson (PI), Gunnar Anderson, Eva Bernhardt), Norway (Kenneth Aarskaug Wiik), and the United States (Kelly Musick), I will investigate how cohabitation is related to family instability and the formation of complex families in Sweden, more broadly in Europe, and the United States. This research project will take advantage of newly available Swedish Generations and... Continue Reading →

Publication: Employment of Turkish Second Generation Women in Europe (NEUJOBS working paper)

Title: The Employment of Turkish Second Generation Women in Europe in Comparative Perspective Authors: Jennifer A. Holland and Helga de Valk Publication: NEUJOBS Working Paper D 18.4. Brussels: European Commission, 7th Framework Program. Abstract: Over the next 50 years, population aging will contribute to a dramatic decline in the European working age population. One important... Continue Reading →

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