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Vita

Boris Heizmann studied Sociology at the Free University of Berlin and graduated in 2007 with a Diplom (MA equivalent). He conducted his PhD studies at the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena where he earned his Dr.phil. in 2012. In 2011 he was a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley. From 2012 to 2016 he was a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Hamburg, Faculty for Economic and Social Sciences, Department Socioeconomics (Prof. Dr. Petra Böhnke). From 2016 onwards he is a research associate in the Department Data Archive for the Social Sciences, Team International Surveys.

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Service

User service for and provision of data from the Eurobarometer surveys.

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Research

Migration and integration,  labour market and social inequality, social policy and the welfare state, migration-related attitudes in comparative perspective, intergenerational transmission processes, poverty research, political sociology

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Publications

Publication

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Journal article

Heizmann, Boris, and Nora Huth. 2020. "Ausmaß und Ursachen von zuwanderungsbezogenen Bedrohungswahrnehmungen in Ost- und Westdeutschland." Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren : ISI (65): 28-33. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15464/isi.65.2020.28-33.

Heizmann, Boris, and Conrad Ziller. 2020. "Who is Willing to Share the Burden?: Attitudes towards the Allocation of Asylum Seekers in Comparative Perspective." Social Forces 98 (3): 1026–1051. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/sf/soz030.

Heizmann, Boris, and Nora Huth. 2019. "Bedrohungsgefühle und die Befürwortung selektiver Einwanderungskriterien im internationalen und temporalen Vergleich." Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren : ISI (61): 12-17. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15464/isi.61.2019.12-17.

Ziller, Conrad, and Boris Heizmann. 2019. "Economic Conditions and Native-Immigrant Asymmetries in Generalized Social Trust." Social Science Research online first. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2019.102399.

Heizmann, Boris, and Petra Böhnke. 2019. "Immigrant life satisfaction in Europe – The role of symbolic and social boundaries." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 2019 (45:7): 1027-1050. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2018.1438252.

Heizmann, Boris, Alexander Jedinger, and Anja Perry. 2018. "Welfare chauvinism, economic insecurity and the asylum seeker "crisis"." Societies 8 (3): 83-100. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/soc8030083.

Schachner, Maja, Jia He, Boris Heizmann, and Fons van de Vijver. 2017. "Acculturation and School Adjustment of Immigrant Youth in Six European Countries: Findings from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)." Frontiers in Psychology 8 1-11. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00649.

Heizmann, Boris, Anne Busch-Heizmann, and Elke Holst. 2017. "Immigrant Occupational Composition and the Earnings of Immigrants and Natives in Germany: Sorting or Devaluation?." International Migration Review 51 (2): 475-505. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/imre.12209/full.

Heizmann, Boris, and Petra Böhnke. 2016. "Migrant Poverty and Social Capital: The Impact of Intra- and Interethnic Contacts." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 46 73-85. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rssm.2016.08.006.

Heizmann, Boris. 2016. "Symbolic Boundaries, Incorporation Policies, and Anti-Immigrant Attitudes: What Drives Exclusionary Policy Preferences?." Ethnic and Racial Studies 39 (10): 1791-1811. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2015.1124128.

Heizmann, Boris. 2015. "Social Policy and Perceived Immigrant Labor Market Competition in Europe: Is Prevention Better Than Cure?." Social Forces 93 (4): 1655-1685. http://sf.oxfordjournals.org/content/93/4/1655.

Schachner, Maja, Alaina Brenick, Fons van de Vijver, Peter Noack, and Boris Heizmann. 2015. "Structural and Normative Conditions for Interethnic Friendships in Multiethnic Classrooms." International Journal of Intercultural Relations 47 (5): 1-12. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147176715000498.

Dören, Martina, Boris Heizmann, and Dagmar Vinz. 2009. "Arbeitslosigkeit und Gesundheit : eine intersektionale Analyse." Femina Politica 18 (1): 35-47. http://www.budrich-journals.de/index.php/feminapolitica/article/download/1670/1303.

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Contribution to edited volume

Böhnke, Petra, and Boris Heizmann. 2018. "Armut und intergenerationale Mobilität." In Handbuch Armut : Ursachen, Trends, Maßnahmen, edited by Petra Böhnke, Jörg Dittmann, and Jan Goebel, 131-143. Stuttgart: UTB.

Böhnke, Petra, and Boris Heizmann. 2014. "Die intergenerationale Weitergabe von Armut bei MigrantInnen zweiter Generation." In Zwischen den Generationen. Transmissionsprozesse in Familien mit Migrationshintergrund, edited by Hilde Weiss, Philipp Schnell, and Gülay Ateş, 137-166. Wiesbaden: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-658-03123-7_6.

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Monograph

Lampert, Thomas, Christine Hagen, and Boris Heizmann. 2010. Gesundheitliche Ungleichheit bei Kindern und Jugendlichen in Deutschland. Beiträge zur Gesundheitsberichterstattung des Bundes. Berlin: Robert Koch Institut. https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/Gesundheitsmonitoring/Gesundheitsberichterstattung/GBEDownloadsB/soz_ungleichheit_kinder.pdf?__blob=publicationFile.

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Conference contribution

Heizmann, Boris, and Nora Huth. 2019. "How do crisis phenomena affect immigration policy attitudes?: A comparative longitudinal perspective." 26th International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies, 20.06.2019.

Heizmann, Boris, and Nora Huth. 2019. "Temporal Crisis Dynamics and Perceived Immigrant Threat in a Cross-National Perspective." 114th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, 10.08.2019.

Heizmann, Boris, and Nora Huth. 2018. "Wie beeinflussen Krisenphänomene Einstellungen zur Zuwanderungsbeschränkung? Eine komparativ-längsschnittliche Perspektive." GESIS Tagung zu Migration und interethnischen Beziehungen , 11.10.2018.

Heizmann, Boris, and Nora Huth. 2018. "Zum Einfluss persönlicher und gesellschaftlicher Krisen auf Fremdenfeindlichkeit in Europa: Individuelle Wahrnehmungen und objektive Bedingungen." 39. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), 26.09.2018.

Heizmann, Boris, and Conrad Ziller. 2017. "Willing to Share the Burden? Attitudes Towards the Allocation of Asylum-Seekers in Comparative Perspective." 24th International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies.

Heizmann, Boris. 2016. "Die Arbeitsmarktintegration von Zugewanderten in Europa: Wohlfahrtsregime, Inkorporationspolitiken und Selektivität der Migration." 38. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS).

Böhnke, Petra, and Boris Heizmann. 2016. "Intergenerationelle Weitergabe von Armut bei Personen mit und ohne Migrationshintergrund." 38. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS).

Böhnke, Petra, and Boris Heizmann. 2015. "Armut über Generationen – Zur intergenerationalen Transmission von Armut bei Personen mit Migrationshintergrund." Frühjahrstagung der DGS-Sektion Familiensoziologie .

Heizmann, Boris, and Petra Böhnke. 2015. "Immigrant Subjective Well-Being in Europe: The Role of Social and Symbolic Boundaries." BIGSSS International Conference 2015.

Heizmann, Boris, and Petra Böhnke. 2015. "Immigrant Subjective Well-Being in Europe: The Role of Social and Symbolic Boundaries." 22nd International Conference of Europeanists, Council for European Studies.

Heizmann, Boris, and Petra Böhnke. 2013. "Migrant Networks and Poverty." XXXIII Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA).

Heizmann, Boris. 2013. "Public Preferences for Immigration Restriction in Europe: The role of Anti-Immigrant Attitudes and Integration Policies." 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

Heizmann, Boris. 2013. "Public Preferences for Immigration Restriction in Europe: The role of Anti-Immigrant Attitudes and Integration Policies." 20th International Conference of Europeanists des Council for European Studies.

Heizmann, Boris. 2013. "The Role of Social Policy in the Formation of Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Europe." Post-Doc-conference „The Future of Welfare State Studies“.

Böhnke, Petra, and Boris Heizmann. 2012. "Die intergenerationale Weitergabe von Armut: Ein Vergleich Einheimischer mit MigrantInnen zweiter Generation." Conference „Intergenerationale Transmissionsprozesse in MigrantInnenfamilien“ .

Heizmann, Boris. 2012. "Social Distance and Boundarymaking in Europe." Second ISA Forum.

Heizmann, Boris. 2012. "Soziale Distanz und Grenzziehung in Europa." 36. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS).

Heizmann, Boris, Anne Busch, and Elke Holst. 2011. "Immigrant Occupational Composition and the Earnings of Immigrants and Natives in Germany." 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

Heizmann, Boris, Anne Busch, and Elke Holst. 2011. "Immigrant Occupational Composition and the Earnings of Immigrants and Natives in Germany." Fourth Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA).

Heizmann, Boris. 2011. "Social Policy, Economic Conflicts and Perceived Economic Threat – Is Prevention Better than Cure?." 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

Heizmann, Boris. 2011. "Social Policy, Economic Conflicts and Perceived Economic Threat – Is Prevention Better than Cure?." Seventh CRONEM/VISOR Conference "Global Migration and Multiculturalism: Religion, Society, Policy and Politics".

Heizmann, Boris. 2010. "Der Einfluss migrantenspezifischer Arbeitsmarktsegregation auf die Verdienste von MigrantInnen und Nicht-MigrantInnen." 35. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS).

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Posterpräsentation

Huth, Nora, and Boris Heizmann. 2019. "Toleranz und Fremdenfeindlichkeit in Deutschland und Europa. Poster auf der Veranstaltung "Zukunft gestalten – Europa entwickeln. Europatag der Kölner Wissenschaftsrunde"." Zukunft gestalten – Europa entwickeln. Europatag der Kölner Wissenschaftsrunde.

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Contribution not at conference

Böhnke, Petra, and Boris Heizmann. 2014. "Armut über Generationen - Zur intergenerationalen Transmission von Armut bei Personen mit Migrationshintergrund." Seminar „Erben – Zur Soziologie sozialer Reproduktion“ (Prof. Dr. Peter A. Berger).

Heizmann, Boris. 2014. "Fremdenfeindliches Europa?." Public panel discussion at the Körber-Stiftung.

Heizmann, Boris. 2013. "Fremdenfeindlichkeit in europäischen Ländern. Eine Analyse individueller, struktureller und politischer Faktoren." Endrunde des Deutschen Studienpreises 2013, Sektion Sozialwissenschaften.

Heizmann, Boris. 2011. "Social policy, economic conflicts and perceived economic threat? Is prevention better than cure?." Interdisciplinary Immigration Workshop, University of California, 18.03.2011.

Organisation

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Event

Jedinger, Alexander, Boris Heizmann, and Anna K. Schwickerath. 2017. "CESSDA Data Discovery Workshop: Data on Migration." 13.11.2017 - 14.11.2017.

Heizmann, Boris, and Alexander Jedinger. 2017. "Workshop on Methodological Issues in Surveying Immigrant Populations." 14.11.2017 - 14.11.2017.

Heizmann, Boris. 2013. "Migrants and their Networks (three sessions)." XXXIII. Sunbelt Social Networks Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA), 21.05.2013 - 26.05.2013.