Katarina is leading a junior research group on the regional infrastructure and occupational segementation. Her research group is located at the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) in Bonn and at ROA.
She joined ROA as a postdoctoral researcher in 2017. Before that she obtained her doctoral degree in 2016 in Sociology at the University of Tuebingen.
Her research interests lie in influences of spatial and institutional contexts on educational and labour market outcomes, in occupational characteristics as well as in survey methodology and quantitative methods.