Markus Klein is a Lecturer for Human Development and Education Policy in the School of Education. He previously was a research fellow for the Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) at the University of Edinburgh (2013-2015) and, in 2013, completed his PhD in Sociology at the University of Mannheim. Using quantitative methods and secondary data analysis, his research is mainly concerned with the mechansims for social inequality across the life course.
He is Associate Board member of the BSA journals Sociology and Work, Employment & Society.
Supervises in the areas of educational inequality, social mobility, education policy, returns to education, comparative research and child development.