Persons

Judith Köhler

Research Associate

Judith Köhler has been working as a research associate at the Berlin Institute for Empirical Migration and Integration Research (BIM) of the Humboldt University of Berlin since August 2020 in the project "Transnational Perspectives on Migration and Integration (TRANSMIT)". She studied (clinical) psychology and political science at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, at the Universidad de Concepción (Chile) and at the University of Potsdam. She wrote her master's thesis on "The importance of gainful employment for refugees in their new phase of life in Germany. A qualitative interview study". Before joining the BIM, she worked as a psychologist in a vocational rehabilitation project with psychologically and physically disadvantaged people.

Research interests:

  • Psychological processes in (forced) migration
  • Social exclusion and racisms
  • Psychotraumatology
  • Construction of self and society in the context of gainful employment

Methodological Approaches:

  • Qualitative research perspectives and mixed methods designs
  • Research from the subject's perspective

Publications:

Köhler, J. (2020a). Der Ausbruch aus dem „Warteraum des Ankommens“. Berufstätigkeit und Identität im Prozess der Fluchtmigration. In L. Kirjuchina (Ed.), Der diskrete Charme der Xenophobie. Junge Forschende fragen nach. Potsdam: Universitätsverlag [in press].

Köhler, J. (2020b). Die Bedeutung von Erwerbsarbeit für Menschen mit Fluchterfahrung in ihrem neuen Lebensabschnitt in Deutschland. Eine qualitative Interviewstudie [manuscript in preparation].

Köhler, J., Dutschke, V., & Herrmann, M. (2017). Auswertung der Studiengangbefragung 2015 zur Studierbarkeit der Bachelorstudiengänge der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Potsdam. Die Studierbarkeit aus Sicht der Studierenden. Retrieved from https://www.uni-potsdam.de/fileadmin/projects/philfak/Dokumente/QSK/studierbarkeit_ba_2015.pdf.

Judith Köhler

Address

Hannoversche Straße 25
House 25, 1st floor, room 1.08
10115 Berlin

Contact

Fon: +49 30 2093 46262
judith.koehler@hu-berlin.de

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