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Chenru Hou

Chenru Hou - akademische Mitarbeiterin im MuHiK-Projekt

Research associate


Campus Golm
Building 24, Room 2.77
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24-25
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
after arrangements

Academic and occupational background:

since 08/2022

Doctoral Student at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin Graduate School of Social Science (BGSS)


since 12-2021

Research assistant in the the project “Multidimensional Heterogeneity in the Classroom: Measurement, Effects, Mechanisms (MuHiK)” funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)



Master of Art in Sociology – European Societies, Free University of Berlin



Bachelor of Art in Sociology, Shanxi Normal University (China)




Research Interests:

  • Diversity within the classroom
  • Educational inequality
  • Interaction of adolescents
  • Quantitative methods in social science


Selected conference presentations:

Hou, C.,  Rjosk C. & Lorenz, G. (2023, März). Effects of (multidimensional) classroom diversity on students' achievement:  the possible role of student cohesion. Presentation on the 10. Tagung der Gesellschaft für empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF), Essen.