studied Philosophy, Sociology, and Economics at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. From 2007 to 2010 he worked in the project “Factors Determining the Occupational Careers of University Graduates under Conditions of Flexibilized Labor Markets” at the Institute of Social Science, HU Berlin. After a research stay in the SOEP Department at DIW Berlin until 2013, he was engaged in the project “Affective Foundations of Sociality” at the Cluster of Excellence “Languages of Emotion”, Freie Universität Berlin, where he is currently writing his dissertation. His research interests include survey management, social stratification research and theories of social action. Jens Ambrasat is working for the iFQ since October 2014.