Sara Geven is a postdoctoral researcher at the Sociology Department of the University of Amsterdam and is affiliated with the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) and the programme group Institutions, Inequalities and Life courses (IIL). She completed her Ph.D. at the Interuniversity Center of Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) at the Department of Sociology at Utrecht University. Her work as a postdoc is part of the NWO-VICI project of Herman van de Werfhorst "Between institutions and social mechanisms: education and inequality in comparative perspective".
Her research interests include: educational sociology, social stratification, social networks, and quantitative methods and statistics
S. Geven, J. O. Jonsson & F. Van Tubergen (2017). Gender Differences in Resistance to Schooling: The Role of Dynamic Peer-Inﬂuence and Selection Processes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, DOI 10.1007/s10964-017-0696-2
S.A.J. Geven, M. Kalmijn & F. Van Tubergen (2016). The ethnic composition of schools and students' problem behaviour in four European countries: the role of friends. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 42 (9). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1369183X.2015.1121806
S.A.J. Geven, J. Weesie & F. Van Tubergen (2013). The influence of friends on adolescents' behavior problems at school: The role of ego, alter and dyadic characteristics. Social Networks, 35 (4), 583-592. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socnet.2013.08.002
S.A.J. Geven. Adolescent problem behavior in school: the role of peer networks. Utrecht University (281 pag.). Supervisor(s): F. Tubergen & J. Weesie.