Nikki Graf, Ph.D.

University of Mannheim
Post Doctoral Researcher

A5, 6,
entrance C, room 213

Phone: +49 (0)621 181-3214
E-mail: graf[at]
Office Hours: by appointment


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Research Interests

Social Stratification, Political Sociology, Gender, Work and Occupations, Education, Family, Social Demography, Quantitative Methods, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis


Nikki Graf received her Ph.D. and M.S. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the 2014 recipient of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Seymour Sudman Student Paper Competition Award. Prior to graduate school, she was employed as a Statistician-Demographer at the U.S. Census Bureau in Washington, DC. She also has a B.S. degree in Sociology and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Since August 2014 Nikki Graf has been a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Statistics and Methodology (Prof. Dr. Frauke Kreuter) at the University of Mannheim.