Dr. Till Kaiser

Dr. Till Kaiser


Room: IB 4/173

E-Mail: till.kaiser@rub.de
Phone: +49-234-32 27182

Research Fields

  • Work and family research
  • Social stratification and mobility
  • Well-being
  • Loneliness
  • Personality

Current Projects

Teaching

  • Winter term 19/20     Multivariates Statistics
  • Winter term 19/20     Multivariates Analysis in R (Course 3 and 4)
  • Summer term 2019   Test Theory
  • Winter term 17/18      Multivariate Analysis in SPSS (Course 3 and 4)
  • Summer term 2017    Methods II in R (Course 6)

Workshops

  • 01/2019         Data Analysis in R
                            Graduate School of the Faculty of Human Sciences, University of Cologne
  • 10/2018         Data Analysis in R
                            DeGPT-Autumn-School 
  • 09/2017         Mediation Analysis in Stata
                            CO:STA Workshop, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

 

Publications

  • Hawkley, L., Wroblewski, K., Kaiser, T., Luhmann, M., Schumm, P.L.L. (in press). Are U.S. older adults getting lonelier? Age, period, and cohort differences. Psychology and Aging.
     
  • Li J., Kaiser, T., Pollmann-Schult M., Strazdins. L. (2019). Long work hours of mothers and fathers are linked to increased risk for overweight and obesity among preschool children: Longitudinal evidence from Germany. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health,
  • Kaiser, T., Li J., Pollmann-Schult M. (2019). The reproduction of educational inequalities - do parenting and child behaviour problems matter?. Acta Sociologica 62(4), 420-439.

  • Kaiser, T., Li J., Pollmann-Schult M. (2019). Evening and night work schedules and children's social and emotional well-being. Community, Work & Family 22(2), 167-182.

  • Kaiser, T., Li J., Pollmann-Schult M., Song AY. (2017). Poverty and Child Behavioral Problems: The Mediating Role of Parenting and Parental Well-Being. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017; 14(9), 981.
     
  • Kaiser, T. (2017). Socioeconomic status, parenting and conscientiousness: the unequal development of children's focus. Journal of Family Studies. Vol. 23, Issue 1, 62-85.
     
  • Kaiser, T. & Schneickert, C. (2016). Cultural participation, personality and educational inequalities. Sociological Research Online, 21 (3), 14.
     
  • Kaiser, T. & Diewald, M. (2014). Social origin, conscientiousness, and school grades: Does early socialization of the characteristics orderliness and focus contribute to the reproduction of social inequality?. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 38, 93-105.
     
  • Kaiser, T. & Diewald, M. (2014). Ordentliche Arbeiterkinder, konzentrierte Mittelschichtkinder?. KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 66(2), 243-265.

 

Conference Presentations (Selection)

  • Kaiser, T., Hawkley, L., Holt-Lunstad, J. (2019). A latent class approach to the study of the social lives of older adults: Defining typologies and their associations with health.15. Arbeitstagung der Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik (DPPD), Dresden.
     
  • Kaiser, T., Luhmann, M., Hennecke, M. (2018). The motivational consequences of life satisfaction.
    Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs), University of Frankfurt, Germany
     & 19th European Conference on Personality, University of Zadar, Croatia
     
  • Kaiser, T. (2017). Social origin and personality development in the early life course (Poster)     
    Spring Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA), University of Cologne, Germany
     
  • Kaiser, T., Li, J., Pollmann-Schult, M.(2016). Evening and night work schedules and children’s social and emotional well-being in Germany. European Population Conference (EPC), University of Mainz, Germany
     
  • Kaiser, T., Li, J., Pollmann-Schult, M.(2016). Parents` joint non-standard work schedules and children`s wellbeing in Germany - The mediating role of parenting. Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) Conference, Washington, USA
     
  • Kaiser, T. (2015). Social origin and conscientiousness – The unequal development of focus (round table). Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), Chicago, USA
     
  • Kaiser, T. (2015). Cultural capital vs. non-cognitive skills? The role of children’s personality and cultural participation in the intergenerational transmission of educational inequalities in primary school.
    Spring Meeting of the Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA), University of Tilburg, Netherlands

 

Ad-Hoc Reviewer

  • Acta Sociologica
  • Advances in Life Course Research
  • British Journal of Psychology
  • Demography
  • European Journal of Social Psychology
  • European Sociological Review
  • Infant Behavior and Development
  • International Sociology
  • Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie
  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Research in Social Stratification and Mobility
  • Social Forces
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science
  • Soziale Welt
  • Zeitschrift für Familienforschung | Journal of Family Research

Link to Publons

Academic positions

04/2017 –

Research Associate (Postdoc)
Psychological Methods
Ruhr University Bochum
 

04/2017 –

Visiting researcher
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
President's Project Group

2015 – 03/2017

Research Associate (Postdoc)
WZB Berlin Social Science Center
President's Project Group

  • Project “The 24/7 Economy and the Health and Wellbeing of Family and Children in Germany”

 

2011 - 2015

Research Associate
CRC 882 "From Heterogeneities to Inequalities"
Department of Sociology, Bielefeld University

  • Project “Social Closure and Hierarchization: Contextual Conditions of Unequal Developmental Opportunities in Early Phases of Life“

 

Education

2015    Dr. phil., Bielefeld University

  • Title of Dissertation: “How personality contributes to the (re-)production of social inequality - The unequal development of conscientiousness and its relevance in the intergenerational transmission of educational inequalities”

2011    Master of Arts, Sociology, Bielefeld University

2008    Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, Bielefeld University