Lisbeth Trille Gylling Loft

Lisbeth Trille Gylling Loft

Part-time lecturer

  • Department of Sociology, Study Council

    Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postboks 2099, 1014 København K, CSS - Bygning 16, Opgang i, Building: 16.0.55

    Phone: +45 35 32 39 03Mobile: +45 26 80 15 14

Member of:

  • Web Track 2: Retirement and transitions

  • Web: Center for Healthy Aging

Current Position

  • Asst. Professor

Current Affiliation

  • Columbia University in the CIty of New York
  • Copenhagen University, Department of Sociology

Education

  • 2014    Postdoc, Princeton University, USA & University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • 2013    PhD in Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2011    PhD in Sociology, Brown University, USA
  • 2008    MA in Sociology Brown University, USA
  • 2005    Visiting graduate student, Department of Sociology, Yale University, USA
  • 2004    BA in Sociology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Theses

  • Dissertation: "Four Essays on Family Life Events",Committee: Peter Gundelach, Heather Joshi, Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Peter Abrahamsen
  • Dissertation: "Young Pioneers: Cohabitation and Family Life Pathways in Denmark", Committee: Dennis Hogan, Carrie Spearin, Margot Jackson
  • MA thesis: "A somewhat Different Journey: The Transition to Adulthood for Young Adults with Down Syndrome", Advisor: Dennis Hogan; Reader: Nancy Luke, (Awarded the Alden Speare, Jr. Memorial Award)

Scientific Focus Areas

  • Social Demography
  • The Life Course Perspective
  • Family Studies
  • Health and Disability
  • Methods of Longitudinal Data Analysis

Awards Honors and Scholarships

  • The Carlsberg Foundation post-doctoral research grant (2014)
  • Aalborg University, Forskeruddannelsesprogram Velfærdsstat og Forskellighed, travel and research grant (2012)
  • University of Copenhagen, Department of Sociology, travel grant (2012)
  • University of Copenhagen Research Training Council, travel grant (2011)
  • Knud Højgaards Fond, graduate studies and dissertation grant (2005, 2009)
  • East–West Center 40th Summer Seminar on Population, Research and travel grant (2009)
  • Brown University Alden Speare, Jr. Memorial Award for a Distinguished Master's Thesis (2008)
  • Brown University, graduate student fellowship (2006-2007)
  • Kai Houmanns Fond, graduate studies and research grant (2007),
  • Rebild Fonden, graduate studies grant (2006)
  • Oticon Fonden, graduate studies grant (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • Jorks Fond, graduate studies grant (2005)
  • Müllers Fond, graduate studies (2004)

Research Fellowships, Visits, and Previous Affiliations

  • 01.03.14 - 29.08.14     Princeton University, USA
  • 01.02.12 – 31.03.12    Stockholm University, Sweden
  • 21.11.11 – 30.11.11    Australian National University, Australia
  • 01.06.09 – 01.07.09    East–West Center, University of Hawaii Manoa, USA
  • 26.02.09 – 05.03.09    University of Birzeit, Palestine. Health under Occupation Conference II.
  • 2008    NSF Successful Transitions Project.
  • 2006    Brown University and Ethiopia Partnership Project.
  • 2006 – 2011   Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, USA

Conference Presentations (selected)

  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G. 2014. “Multigenerational Perspectives on Pathways of Family Formation” Paper presented at Association of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G. 2011. “Young Pioneers: Cohabitation and Family Life Pathways in Denmark” Paper presented at Association of America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G. and Dennis Hogan. 2011 "Because Care Matter; Examining how the availability of childcare accelerates mothers time to labor force entry.” Paper presented at European Population Conference.
  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G., Carrie Spearin, and Dennis Hogan 2010. "Not just Luck; The Emergence of a Merit-based System of Stratification in Rural Ethiopia" Paper presented at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Dallas TX, USA.
  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G., Carrie Spearin, and Dennis Hogan 2009. "Not just Luck; The Emergence of a Merit-based System of Stratification in Rural Ethiopia.” Poster presented at the XXVI International Population Conference of the IUSSP  - Marakech, Morroco.
  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G. and Dennis Hogan. 2009. "Does Care Matter; Care Capital and the Work/Family Dilemma.” Paper presented at Annual Meeting of Population Association of America - Detroit, MI.
  • Loft, Lisbeth Trille G. and Dennis Hogan. 2008. "A Somewhat Different Journey; The Transition to Adulthood for Young Adults with Down Syndrome" Paper presented at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

Teaching and Instruction

  • 2010    Brown University, Department of Sociology, Teaching Assistant: The Family
  • 2009     Brown University, Department of Sociology, Teaching Assistant: Introductory Statistics for Social research
  • 2008 – 2009   Brown University, Department of Sociology, Primary instructor for: Introduction to STATA I, Introduction to STATA II and Introduction to SAS
  • 2008  Brown University, Department of Sociology, Teaching Assistant: Marketing Research in Private and Public Sectors
  • 2007  Brown University, Department of Sociology, Teaching Assistant: Methods of social Research
  • 2005  University of Copenhagen, Department of Sociology, Teaching Assistant: Qualitative Methods
  • 2005  University of Copenhagen, Department of Sociology, Teaching Assistant: Cultural Sociology

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • 2008  Member: Dansk Sociologi [Danish Sociology]
  • 2008  Member: Nordic Network on Disability research
  • 2007  Member: Population Association of America
  • 2007  Member: American Sociological Association, Sections: Aging and the life course, Disability and Society, Sociology of Population, and Theory
  • 2007   Member: European Population Council
  • 2008  2010   Graduate student council representative, Brown University, Department of Sociology
  • 2008  Departmental representative at American Sociological Association's annual meeting on behalf of Brown University’s Department of Sociology
  • 2004  Member (2004), ‘Sociologisk Udsyn' - Copenhagen University

Language

  • Danish: Native speaker.
  • Danish Sign Language: Intermediate
  • English: Fluent
  • Swedish, Norwegian, and German: Good comprehension

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