Katja Pomianowicz

Picture: Ines Janas
Picture: Ines Janas

Box: 94
Phone: +49 7531 88-5601/-5742
Room: Y 209/Y 104
Email: Katja Pomianowicz

Research Interests

  • Sociology of Education
  • Social Stratification
  • Migration and Integration
  • Comparative Research


Pomianowicz, Katja (2021). Educational achievement disparities between second-generation and non-immigrant students : Do school characteristics account for tracking effects?. In: European Educational Research Journal. First Published September 3, 2021. DOI

Pomianowicz, Katja (2023). Educational Expectation Gaps Between Second-Generation Immigrant and Ethnic Majority Students in a Comparative Perspective: The Moderating Role of Educational Tracking. In: International Migration Review. First Published February 16, 2023. DOI


Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality"

Project: Students’ Perception of Inequality and Fairness (PerFair)

Scientific Career

Since 10/2019: Research Assistant at the Chair for Microsociology (Prof. Claudia Diehl) and at the Cluster of Excellence "The Politics of Inequality“, University of Konstanz

09/2018: Research Stay at the Department of Sociology/ICS (Prof. Frank van Tubergen), Utrecht University (Netherlands)

2017–2019: Research Assistant at the Chair for Methods of Empirical Social Research and Social Structure Analysis (Prof. Kathrin Leuze), Friedrich Schiller University Jena

2015–2017: Research Assistant at the Chair for Sociology of Education (Prof. Kathrin Leuze), Leibniz University Hannover

2012–2015: Coordinator of the Kolleg Research Group “The Transformative Power of Europe” at the Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science, Freie University of Berlin

2011–2013: Student and Scientific Assistant at the National Education Panel Study (NEPS) and the research project "Internationalization of Vocational and Higher Education Systems in Transition (INVEST)“, Berlin Social Science Center (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung, WZB)

Academic Career

Since 2015: PhD student at the Leibniz University Hannover, Dissertation Project: "Immigrant Educational Inequalities compared. The influence of tracking on different educational outcomes from a life-course perspective.“

2012: Master of Arts in Sociology – European Societies at the Freie University of Berlin.

2009: Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies at the European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)