Researcher and doctoral student
Marina Pumptow holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Wuppertal and a Master's degree in Social Sciences (Sociology, Political Science and Media & Communication Science) from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.
During her studies Marina Pumptow was involved in research and teaching in the field of statistics and methods of empirical social research, among other things through her several years of work at the Chair of Economic Statistics in Wuppertal, as a tutor for social science methods at the University of Düsseldorf and within the scope of a research project at the Westphalian University in Bocholt.
Since 2017, Marina Pumptow is a researcher at the Chair of Economic Education, University of Tübingen. In the context of her PhD-Thesis and her work in the BMBF-funded research project You(r) Study, she is engaged, among other things, in the quantitative measurement and analysis of the relevance of (media-related) self-efficacy expectations, digital media behaviour and social background factors for academic performance in contemporary higher education studies.