Dr.

Melanie Olczyk

Institut für Soziologie

Contact

University of Leipzig, Institute of Sociology
Beethovenstraße 15, 04107 Leipzig

Room H3 1.13
Phone +49 (0)341 / 97-35728
E-Mail melanie.olczyk@uni-leipzig.de

Fields of Research

  • Social and ethnic educational inequality
  • Social networks and social capital
  • Segregation
  • International comparisons
  • Quantitative methods

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2019: Fellow, College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER), a Initiative of the Leibniz Education Research Network (LERN) and Jacobs Foundation (www.ciderweb.org)

Since 2019: Research fellow (postdoc), Chair of Comparative Analysis of Contemporary Societies, University of Leipzig, DICE.

2017-2019: Research fellow (postdoc), Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi), educational aspirations.

2017-2019: Research fellow (postdoc), Chair of Sociology and the Analysis of Social Structures, University of Bamberg.

2016: Full scholarship of the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS).

2014-2016: Research fellow, Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi), NEPS.

2010-2013: Research fellow, Pillar 4 (Education acquisition of persons with migration background) at the NEPS, University of Bamberg.

2010: Research fellow, Chair of Sociology and the Analysis of Social Structures, University of Bamberg.

2008-2010: Research fellow, Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen.

2008: Research fellow, Institute of Sociology, University of Leipzig.

2001-2008: Magister Sociology, East and Southeast European Studies and Polish Studies, University of Leipzig.

 

 

Projects

Research fellow for The Development of Inequalities in Child Educational Achievement: A Six Country Study (DICE)

Principal investigators (Germany): Prof. Dr. Thorsten Schneider; Prof. Dr. Sabine Weinert

dice.site.ined.fr/en/

Publications

  • Olczyk, M. und G. Will. 2019. Measuring knowledge about the German education system in NEPS. NEPS Survey Paper Nr. 56.
  • Olczyk, M. 2018. Ethnische Einbettung und schulischer Erfolg. Zur Bedeutung ethnisch segregierter Lebenswelten für den Bildungserwerb von Kindern mit Zuwanderungshintergrund. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Kristen, C., M. Olczyk and G. Will. 2016. Identifying immigrants and their descendants in the National Educational Panel Study. In Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys. The example of the National Educational Panel Study, eds. H.-P. Blossfeld, J. v. Maurice, M. Bayer and J. Skopek, 195–211. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Olczyk, M., J. Seuring, G. Will and S. Zinn. 2016. Migranten und ihre Nachkommen im deutschen Bildungssystem: Ein aktueller Überblick. In Ethnische Ungleichheiten im Bildungsverlauf: Mechanismen, Befunde, Debatten, eds. C. Diehl, C. Hunkler and C. Kristen, 33–70. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Olczyk, M., G. Will and C. Kristen. 2016. Immigrants in the NEPS: Identifying generation status and group of origin. 2nd. edition. NEPS Survey Paper Nr. 4.
  • Wenz, S. E., M. Olczyk and G. Lorenz. 2016. Measuring teachers´ stereotypes in the NEPS. NEPS Survey Paper Nr. 3.
  • Will, G., M. Olczyk and C. Kristen. 2016. NEPS-Datensatz (Nationales Bildungspanel). In Methoden der Migrationsforschung – Ein interdisziplinärer Forschungsleitfaden, eds. D. B. Maehler and H. U. Brinkmann, 345–364. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Olczyk, M., G. Will and C. Kristen. 2014. Immigrants in the NEPS: Identifying generation status and group of origin. NEPS Working Paper No. 41a.
  • Olczyk, M., G. Will and C. Kristen. 2014. Personen mit Zuwanderungshintergrund im NEPS: Zur Bestimmung von Generationenstatus und Herkunftsgruppe. NEPS Working Paper Nr. 41b.
  • Kristen, C. and M. Olczyk. 2013. Ethnische Einbettung und Bildungserfolg. In Bildungskontexte. Strukturelle Voraussetzungen und Ursachen ungleicher Bildungschancen, eds. R. Becker and A. Schulze, 353–404. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Courses

Seminar Bachelor | 2 SWS | WS 2019/2020

Makrostrukturelle Bedingungen sozialer Bildungsungleichheit

Vergleichende Analyse von Gegenwartsgesellschaften
11:15 | wöchentlich
NSG S 323