Dr. Phil. Morten Wahrendorf
|Ph.D.||University of Düsseldorf, Ph.D. in Sociology (Dr. Phil), "summa cum laude" 01/2009|
|M.Sc.||University of Montréal, Master in Sociology (Master of Science), 12/2004|
|B.A.||University of Düsseldorf, Bachelor in Social Science (Bachelor of Arts), 10/2002|
|since 09/2013||Senior research associate, Department of Medical Sociology, University of Düsseldorf|
|09/2011 – 08/2013||Research associate, International Centre for Life Course Studies in Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London|
|10/2009 – 03/2010||Visiting Researcher, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London|
|10/2004 – 08/2011||Research associate, Department of Medical Sociology, University of Düsseldorf|
|04/2003 - 04/2004||Student assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Montréal|
|12/1999 - 10/2002||Student assistant, Institute of Social Science, University of Düsseldorf|
|Morten Wahrendorf is a sociologist with expertise in research methodology. His research areas are work stress, health inequalities, life course epidemiology, data visualization, comparative welfare research and ageing.|
|Editorial positions and peer review services:|
|Associated editor for the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health (JECH) since 06/2012|
|Peer review services for Aging & Mental Health, European Sociological Review, PLoS One, BMC Public Health, European Journal of Public Health, Journal of Gerontology – Social Sciences, International Journal of Public Health, Ageing & Society, Gerontology, Sociology of Health and Illness, European Journal of Ageing, Longitudinal and Life Course Studies|
|Attached member of the International Centre For Life-course Studies in Society and Health (ICLS) http://www.ucl.ac.uk/icls/|
|Member of the research group "Working longer - paid employment after age 65 years" within the scientific programme of the International Centre for Life Course Studies in Society and Health (ICLS).|
|Collaborating investigator in the international consortium "Research consortium on determinants of extending working lives (renEWL)" (http://www.ucl.ac.uk/renewl).|
|Member of the German Research Project "AeKo / Occupational health research in epidemiological Cohort studies"|
|Member of the completed project part on employment in the European Project "Determinants to Reduce health Inequity Via Early childhood, Realising fair employment, and Social protection - DRIVERS" (http://health-gradient.eu/).|
|Member of the completed project "Workage: Long-term effects of working conditions on ageing and health social inequalities" based on the French Gazel cohort (http://www.gazel.inserm.fr/ ).|
|Peer reviewed Journals:|
|Wahrendorf M, Blane D, Matthews K and Siegrist J. (2015) Linking Quality of Work in Midlife to Volunteering During Retirement: a European Study. Journal of Population Ageing: 1-18.|
Wahrendorf M. (2015) Previous employment histories and quality of life in older ages: sequence analyses using SHARELIFE. Ageing & Society 35: 1928-1959.
Lunau T, Siegrist J, Dragano N and Wahrendorf M. (2015) The Association between Education and Work Stress: Does the Policy Context Matter? PLoS ONE 10: e0121573.
Hoven H, Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2015) Occupational position, work stress and depressive symptoms: a pathway analysis of longitudinal SHARE data. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 69: 447-452.
Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2014) Proximal and distal determinants of stressful work: framework and analysis of retrospective European data. BMC Public Health 14: 849-861.
Wahrendorf M and Dragano N. (2014) Arbeitsstress und Gesundheit in Europa. Politische Bildung 2: 84-103.
Wahrendorf M and Blane D. (2014) Does labour market disadvantage help to explain why childhood circumstances are related to quality of life at older ages? Results from SHARE. Aging & Mental Health: 1-11.
Fekete C, Wahrendorf M, Reinhardt JD, Post MW and Siegrist J. (2014) Work stress and quality of life in persons with disabilities from four European countries: the case of spinal cord injury. Quality of Life Research: 1661-1671.
Dragano N and Wahrendorf M. (2014) Consistent health inequalities in Europe: the importance of labour market disadvantage. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 68: 293-294.
Wahrendorf M, Reinhardt JD and Siegrist J. (2013) Relationships of Disability with Age Among Adults Aged 50 to 85: Evidence from the United States, England and Continental Europe. PLoS ONE 8: e71893.
Wahrendorf M, Dragano N and Siegrist J. (2013) Social Position, Work Stress, and Retirement Intentions: A Study with Older Employees from 11 European Countries. European Sociological Review 29: 792-802.
Wahrendorf M, Blane D, Bartley M, Dragano N and Siegrist J. (2013) Working conditions in mid-life and mental health in older ages. Advances in Life Course Research 18: 16-25.
Reinhardt JD, Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2013) Socioeconomic position, psychosocial work environment and disability in an ageing workforce: a longitudinal analysis of SHARE data from 11 European countries. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 70: 156-163.
Platts LG, Netuveli G, Webb E, Zins M, Goldberg M, Blane D and Wahrendorf M. (2013) Physical occupational exposures during working life and quality of life after labour market exit: results from the GAZEL study. Aging & Mental Health 17: 697-706.
Lunau T, Wahrendorf M, Dragano N and Siegrist J. (2013) Work stress and depressive symptoms in older employees: impact of national labour and social policies. BMC Public Health 13: 1086-1096.
Wahrendorf M, Sembajwe G, Zins M, Berkman L, Goldberg M and Siegrist J. (2012) Long-term Effects of Psychosocial Work Stress in Midlife on Health Functioning After Labor Market Exit—Results From the GAZEL Study. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 67: 471-480.
Siegrist J, Lunau T, Wahrendorf M and Dragano N. (2012) Depressive symptoms and psychosocial stress at work among older employees in three continents. Globalization and Health 8: 27-35.
Sembajwe G, Wahrendorf M, Siegrist J, Sitta R, Zins M, Goldberg M and Berkman L. (2012) Effects of job strain on fatigue: cross-sectional and prospective views of the job content questionnaire and effort--reward imbalance in the GAZEL cohort. Occup Environ Med 69: 377-384.
Li J, Loerbroks A, Shang L, Wege N, Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2012) Validation of a Short Measure of Effort-Reward Imbalance in the Workplace: Evidence from China. Journal of Occupational Health.
Blane D, Wahrendorf M, Webb E and Netuveli G. (2012) Life course influences on quality of life at age 50 years: evidence from the National Child Development Study (1958 British birth cohort study). Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 3: 346-358.
Lange D, Wahrendorf M, Siegrist J, Plachta-Danielzik S, Landsberg B and Muller MJ. (2011) Associations between neighbourhood characteristics, body mass index and health-related behaviours of adolescents in the Kiel Obesity Prevention Study: a multilevel analysis. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 65: 711-719.
Dragano N, Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2011) Welfare regimes, labour policies and unhealthy psychosocial working conditions: a comparative study with 9917 older employees from 12 European countries. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 65: 793-799.
Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2010) Are changes in productive activities of older people associated with changes in their well-being? Results of a longitudinal European study. European Journal of Ageing 7: 59-68.
Wahrendorf M, Ribet C, Zins M, Goldberg M and Siegrist J. (2010) Perceived reciprocity in social exchange and health functioning in early old age: Prospective findings from the GAZEL study. Aging & Mental Health 14: 425-432.
Leineweber C, Wege N, Westerlund H, Theorell T, Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2010) How valid is a short measure of effort-reward imbalance at work? A replication study from Sweden. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 67: 526-531.
Siegrist J, Wege N, Puhlhofer F and Wahrendorf M. (2009) A short generic measure of work stress in the era of globalization: effort-reward imbalance. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 82: 1005-1013.
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2009) Participation in socially productive activities and quality of life in early old age: findings from SHARE. Journal of European Social Policy 19: 317-326.
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2009) Quality of work, health, and retirement. The Lancet 374: 1872-1873.
McMunn A, Nazroo J, Wahrendorf M, Breeze E and Zaninotto P. (2009) Participation in socially-productive activities, reciprocity and wellbeing in later life: baseline results in England. Ageing & Society 29: 765-782.
Huppert FA, Marks N, Clark A, Siegrist J, Stutzer A, Vitterso J and Wahrendorf M. (2009) Measuring well-being across Europe: Description of the ESS Well-being Module and preliminary findings. Social Indicators Research 91: 301-315.
Wahrendorf M, Ribet C, Zins M and Siegrist J. (2008) Social productivity and depressive symptoms in early old age - results from the GAZEL study. Aging & Mental Health 12: 310-316.
Siegrist J, Wahrendorf M, Knesebeck O, Jurges H and Borsch-Supan A. (2007) Quality of work, well-being, and intended early retirement of older employees--baseline results from the SHARE Study. The European Journal of Public Health 17: 62-68.
Knesebeck O, Wahrendorf M, Hyde M and Siegrist J. (2007) Socio-economic position and quality of life among older people in 10 European countries: Results of the SHARE study. Ageing & Society 27: 269-284.
Wahrendorf M, Knesebeck O and Siegrist J. (2006) Social productivity and well-being of older people: Baseline results from the SHARE study. European Journal of Ageing 3: 67-73.
|Books and book chapters:|
|Wahrendorf M and Dragano N. (2014) Arbeitsstress und Gesundheit in Europa. In: Pohl K (ed) Moderne Zeiten: Arbeitswelt heute. Schwalbach: Wochenschau Verlag, 107-130.|
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2013) Quality of work, wellbeing, and retirement. In: Field J, Burke RJ and Cooper CL (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society. London: SAGE Publications, 314-326.
Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2011) Working conditions in mid-life and participation in voluntary work after labour market exit. In: Boersch-Supan A, Brandt M, Hank K, et al. (eds) The Individual and the Welfare State – Life Histories in Europe. Heidelberg: Springer, 179-188.
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2011) Quality of Work, Health and Early Retirement: European Comnparisons. In: Boersch-Supan A, Brandt M, Hank K, et al. (eds) The Individual and the Welfare State – Life Histories in Europe. Heidelberg: Springer, 169-178.
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2010) Socioeconomic and psychosocial determinants of well being in early old age. In: Bovenberg AL, Soest Av and Zaidi MA (eds) Aging, Health and Pensions in Europe: An Economic and Social Policy Perspective. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 107-133.
Wahrendorf M. (2009) Soziale Produktivität und Gesundheit im höheren Lebensalter. Vergleichende Untersuchungen, Berlin: Lit Verlag.
Wahrendorf M, O.v.d. K and Siegrist J. (2008) Social Productivity and Quality of Life - First Prospective Findings. In: Börsch-Supan A, Brugiavini A, Jürges H, et al. (eds) Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe – Starting the longitudinal dimension. Mannheim: Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Ageing, 188-194.
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2008) Quality of Work and Well-bein: The European Dimension. In: Börsch-Supan A, Brugiavini A, Jürges H, et al. (eds) Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe – Starting the longitudinal dimension. Mannheim: Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Ageing, 253-260.
Wahrendorf M and Siegrist J. (2007) Soziale Produktivität und Wohlbefinden im höheren Lebensalter. In: Hank K and Erlinghagen M (eds) Produktives Altern und informelle Arbeit in modernen Gesellschaften. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 51-74.
Siegrist J and Wahrendorf M. (2007) Soziale Produktivität und Wohlbefinden im höheren Lebensalter. Vergleichende Untersuchungen in Deutschland, Frankreich und England. In: Fangerau H, Gomille M, Herwig H, et al. (eds) Alterskulturen und Potentiale des Alter(n)s. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 25-35.
Siegrist J, von dem Knesebeck O and Wahrendorf M. (2005) Quality of Employment and Well-Being. In: Börsch-Supan A, Brugiavini A, Jürges H, et al. (eds) Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. First Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe. Mannheim: Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Ageing, 30-34.
|09/2015||Research grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for an 18 months research project (Project title: "Lifecourse socioeconomic disadvantage, stressful working careers and health in older ages – an analysis of European data")|
|04/2015||Research grant from the research committee of the medical faculty of the University Düsseldorf ("Forschungskommission") for a 2 years research project (Project title: How are men’s and women’s work histories related to health in later life? Piloting a comparative life course study using the example of coronary heart disease.")|
|05/2014||Travel grant from the German Academic Research Service (DAAD) for the International Congress for Occupational Health and Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors, Adelaide, Australia|
|06/2011||Post-doc fellowship from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a 2 years project at the ICLS, London, United Kingdom|
|10/2009||Post-doc fellowship from the German Academic Research Service (DAAD) for a 6 month project at the ICLS, London, United Kingdom|
|2004||Scholarship from the Research Group “GRASP” (Research Group on the Social Aspects of Health and Prevention), University of Montréal, Canada|
|Some own data visualizations: http://www.wahrendorf.de/lifecourses/|