Dr Laura Langner


Dr Laura Langner has recently been awarded the Future Research Leaders grant from the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to work as a Principal Investigator on the project ‘What Makes Dual Career Couples Work?’. Further details can be found here.

From August to December 2015, Laura has been working as a Postdoctoral Researcher in Life Course and Family Dynamics at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. From April to July 2015 she was working as a Researcher in Work and Life History Data at the Centre for Time Use Research, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. Dr Laura Langner completed her doctorate at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford (examiners: Prof. Karl Ulrich Mayer & Prof. Melinda Mills) in spring 2015.

Dr Laura Langner’s research explores how partners’ careers evolve jointly over time. She further explores how the different types of careers couples pursue may be related to either partner’s characteristics (e.g. education). For the analysis of couples’ careers, she develops own and advances other researchers’ longitudinal models. Please klick here to find out more about her academic profile.