Marieke Voorpostel


Deputy head of group SHP

Office 5646

+41 (0)21 692 37 27

Languages: English, French, German, Dutch


Marieke Voorpostel received her PhD in sociology from Utrecht University in 2007. She was a Post-doc at Utrecht University and a visiting scholar at the Department of Sociology of the University of Oxford. She started working for the Swiss Household Panel in 2008.


Marieke Voorpostel is part of the Swiss Household Panel team. She is also the editor of the FORS Working Paper Series. Her research focuses on various topics within family sociology, such as relationship formation and dissolution, new family forms and political and civic involvement in the family. She also studies attrition and nonresponse in longitudinal surveys.