- Collaborative research project on the consequences of commuting on relationships and family with Prof. Dr. Michael Feldhaus, at Universität Oldenburg (project homepage)
- Chair of the working group on geographical mobility in the urban and regional sociology section at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (German society for sociology, DGS) together with Prof. Dr. N. Nisic.
- In the international advisory board of the journal Population, Space and Place.
- Working group Sustainable Lives at the Center for Sustainable Society Research at the University of Hamburg.
- Co-supervision of a dissertation project on migration in the context of climate change and security with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Scheffran in the CliCCS Cluster of Excellence.
- Member of the Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability CEN at the University of Hamburg.