- Jane Addams -

Sociologist, Activist, Public Administrator 

“The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.”

Departmental Service
  • Seminar Series Chair, Lab of Digital and Computational Demography, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, 2018-2020

  • Head of Committee addressing Gender Issues in the Workplace, Lab of Digital and Computational Demography, MPIDR, Rostock, Germany, 2020

  • Founder of the “Local Friend” Support system, Lab of Digital and Computational Demography, MPIDR, Rostock, Germany, 2019-2020

  • Executive Committee Member, Lab of Digital and Computation Demography, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, 2019-present

  • Recruitment Committee Member, Lab of Digital and Computation Demography, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, 2019

  • Graduate Student Representative (elected), Faculty Recruitment Committee, University of South Carolina, 2015

  • Graduate Student Representative (elected), Graduate Committee, University of South Carolina, 2013-2014

  • Treasurer (elected), Experimental Social Psychology Student Group, University of South Carolina, 2012-2014

  • Graduate Student Representative (elected), Educational Committee of the Research Master Program, University of Groningen 2010-2012

  • Lead Organizer Guest Speaker Series (3 series: William Kalkhof, Murray Webster, Christin Munch), Social Psychology Student Group, University of South Carolina, 2012-2014

  • Member Organizing Team, Symposium of the ISA Research Committee 45 “Rational Choice”, University of Groningen, Netherlands on 15th of May 2011

University/Institute Service
  • Co-coordinator (with Mathias Lerch) of Süßmilch Lecture Series, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, 2019-2020

  • Scientific Committee Member, Scientific Retreat, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, December 2018 - February 2019

  • Assessor of the Carolina Core Curriculum (Social Sciences section), University of South Carolina, February 2016

  • Panel member for the GA/TA Orientation Workshops, University of South Carolina, 2014

Discipline & Professional Service
  • Member of the Program Committee, 11th International Conference on Social Informatics, Doha, Qatar, November 2019

  • Student representative (elected), ASA, Section: Altruism, Morality & Solidarity, 2014 -2015

  • Assessor of Humanitarian Projects (volunteer), United Way, Romania, 2009

  • Assistant Educational Activities (volunteer), Queen Elizabeth Foundation, Romania 2005-2006

Reviewer
  • American Sociological Review, Sociological Science, Social Science & Medicine, Journal of Marriage and Family, Social Psychology Quarterly, Journal of Family Psychology, PLOS ONE, Journal of Family Issues, Canadian Sociological Review