Stine Mollegaard

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociogenomics

Degree: PhD, University of Copenhagen

College: Nuffield

Stine Møllegaard has been a postdoctoral researcher at Department of Sociology, University of Oxford since June 2016. She is working on Melinda Mills' ESRC project on the integration of genetic data into social sciences funded from the National Centre for Research Methods.

Stine's research focuses on the role of nature and nurture in social science research, mechanisms generating inequality in later life outcomes, and intergenerational transmission in the family.

Stine holds a PhD (2016) in Sociology from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, funded from SFI - The Danish National Centre for Social Research. In her dissertation, she investigated the role of cultural capital and behavioral problems in educational inequality, as well as multigenerational effects of family resources, and the effects of prenatal nurture.



Sociogenomics, biosociology, intergenerational transmission of inequality, educational inequality, multigenerational effects.

Møllegaard, Stine and Mads Meier Jæger. 2015. "The Effects of Grandparents' Economic, Cultural, and Social Capital on Grandchildren's Educational Success". Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 42:11-19.