(Maja) M. Djundeva MSc

(Maja) M. Djundeva MSc

Academic Researcher Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Latest academic publication

M. Djundeva, T.E. Emery & P.A. Dykstra (2017). Parenthood and depression: is childlessness similar to sonlessness among Chinese seniors? Ageing & Society. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X1700054X

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Maja Djundeva is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Sociology of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Maja Djundeva received her Ph.D. degree from the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS) at the Department of Sociology at the University of Groningen in 2016. In her dissertation she studied how marital histories, the timing of having children, and the relationships with adult children are related to the mental and physical health of older people across European countries. She is interested in the consequences of fertility and partnership over the life course for late-life health. Next to participating in Families in Context, Maja is a part of the research project Life Course and Family Dynamics in a Comparative Perspective co-funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). In both projects, she examines the risks, vulnerabilities and opportunities that European and Chinese older citizens face over their life course and how these contribute to differences in health.


Visiting address

Burg. Oudlaan 50 3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738 3000 DR Rotterdam