Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2012
    Head of the junior research group "Work and Care"

  • 2010 – 2012
    Researcher in the project "Atypical Employment and Social Inequality in Europe"

  • 2011
    PhD in Organizational Behavior at Cornell University (USA)

  • 2003 – 2005
    Policy advisor in the German Bundestag

  • 1997 – 2003
    Undergraduate studies at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Insitut d'Etudes Politiques Paris, and Freie Universität Berlin

Selected publications

  • Lena Hipp, Taryn Morrissey, Mildred E. Warner (2016): Who Participates and Who Benefits from Employer-Provided Child Care Assistance? Journal of Marriage and Family, doi: 10.1111/jomf.12359 .

  • Lena Hipp (2016): Insecure times? Workers' perceived job and labor market security in 23 OECD countries. Social Science Research, 60: 1-14.

  • Lena Hipp & Rebecca Kolins Givan (2015): What Do Unions Do to Workers’Attitudes and Perceptions? Social Forces 94: 349-377.

  • Lena Hipp, Janine Bernhardt, Jutta Allmendinger (2015): The Role of Institutions in Comparative Labor Market Research: The Example of Nonstandard Employment. Socio Economic Review 13(29): 351-377.

  • Lena Hipp & Kathrin Leuze (2015): Institutionelle Determinanten einer partnerschaftlichen Aufteilung von Erwerbsarbeit in Europa und den USA. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 67(4): 659-684.

  • Lena Hipp & Christopher J. Anderson (2015): Labor Market Policies and Workers’ Attitudes toward Employment Flexibility. International Journal of Social Welfare 24: 335–347.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • The Social Psychology of Care Work (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF))

  • New Frameworks for Societal Policies and Decision Making (BMBF/German Ministry of Education and Research)

  • Fifty-Fifty? Betriebliche und politische Rahmenbedingungen egalitärer Erwerbsarbeits- und Familienzeiten (Hans Böckler Foundation)

  • Doctoral Program "Good Work": Approaches to Shaping Tomorrow's World of Work (Hans Böckler Foundation)

  • Respondent-Driven-Sampling and Work Conditions of Home Care Workers (BMAS/German Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Junge Akademie (joint project of the Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the German National

  • Academy of Sciences Leopoldina)

  • American Sociological Association

Media coverage

  • Deutschlandfunk (DLF): interview partner on part-time work in “Lebenszeit” (03/2017)

  • RBB: interview partner on equal pay day, „Brandenburg aktuell“ (03/2017)

  • Federal Chancellery: Kanzlerinnen Podcast „Familienarbeit, Pflege, Kitastreik“ (06/2015)

  • 3Sat: television guest in bei Makro „Kann denn Quote Sünde sein?“ (03/2015)

  • NDR: radio guest in Redezeit „Wie anstrengend ist das denn?“ und „Was hilft den Familien?“ (10/2014 & 02/2013))


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