Alexandra Starr received her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Psychology from Bielefeld University in 2017 and 2019, respectively. In 2016 she started working as a student research assistant for the DFG-funded interdisciplinary longitudinal study "Genetic and social causes of life chances. A genetically informative, longitudinal study of the life course and individual development (TwinLife)". Since October 2019, she has been working as a research assistant and Ph.D. student in the Department of Differential Psychology, Personality and Psychological Assessment at Bielefeld University. Her main research interests are behavioral genetics, school performance and the development of social inequalities in childhood and adolescence.