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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Urban Sociology

Robert Vief, M.A.

Name
Robert Vief M.A.
Email
robert.vief (at) hu-berlin.de

Visiting address
Ziegelstraße 13c , Room 315
Phone number
(030)2093 66608
Fax
(030) 2093 66531
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

 

Robert Vief is a Ph.D. research fellow at the Department of Urban and Regional Sociology at the Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University of Berlin. He is writing his dissertation in the Collaborative Research Centre 1265 “Re-Figuration of Spaces”, subdivision C04 “The World Down My Street: Resources and Networks Used by City Dwellers" under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Talja Blokland.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobertVief

 

Research Interests

 

  • neighborhood effects
  • intersection of school & residential segregation
  • resources‘ use in the city
  • access to education and schools in the city
  • social networks and their spatial dimension(s)

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

since 05/2018

Ph.D. research fellow at the Department of Urban and Regional Sociology, Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

and the Collaborative Research Centre 1265 “Re-Figuration of Spaces”, subdivision C04 “The World Down My Street: Resources and Networks Used by City Dwellers"

10/2015-04/2018

Master of Arts, Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin.

01/2017 – 05/2017

Data fellow at Community Affairs Unit, New York City

08/2016 - 05/2017

Visiting student in the Ph.D. program, Sociology & Poitical Sciences, Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)

2013 - 2016

Tutor at the Department of Empirical Social Research, Humboldt-University Berlin

2013 - 2016

Student assistant in research and teaching

Department of Urban and Regional Sociology, Humboldt-University Berlin

2011 - 2015

Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, Humboldt-University Berlin

 

 

Conference papers

 

“Stacking the Odds: The Intersection of Neighborhood and School Segregation for New York City Schools”, April 2018, New York City: American Educational Research Association (AERA) – with Sophia Catsambis

 

Conference Presentations

 

-“Breaking up the Ground: Fluidity and Boundedness in Social Networks of Support”, September 2019, Neu-Delhi: Research Committee 21 of the International Sociological Association (RC21) – with Daniela Krüger, Henrik Schultze & Talja Blokland

-“Profits of Trans/locality? Spatial Segregation and Practices of Organizing Resources in Times of Translocal Mobility and Communication”, August 2019, Manchester: European Sociological Association (ESA) – with Daniela Krüger, Henrik Schultze & Talja Blokland

-“Trans/local: Spatial Variability within Ego-Centered Social Support Networks”, July 2019, Zagreb: European Survey Research Association (ESRA) – with Henrik Schultze & Daniela Krüger

-“Taking Urbanity Beyond Place: Thoughts on Translocal Networks, Space, and Research Methods”, February 2019, Berlin: Re-Figuration of Spaces: Mediatization, Mobility, Globalization and Social Dislocation (First International Conference of the SFB 1265) – with Henrik Schultze, Daniela Krüger & Talja Blokland

 

 

Grants and scholarships

 

01/2017 – 05/2017

Fellowship, Center for Urban Studies, Graduate Center, City University of New York

2016  -2018

Fellow of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (“Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”)

 

Teaching

 

WiSe 2019/2020, Methods III-Proseminar, B.A. Social Sciences

Mapping the city (and more): sozialwissenschaftliche Kartierungen in ArcGIS