Appointments/Education

Since 2013: Professor of Sociology/Management of Social Change at the University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz

2012-2013: Professor of Sociology (in substitution) at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena

2011-2012: Senior researcher at the Department of Sociology, Friedrich-Schiiller-University of Jena

2010- : Adjunct professor ("Privatdozent") at the Department of Sociology, Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg

2010: Dr. phil. habil. (Habilitation), University of Magdeburg

2002-2010: Associate professor ("Juniorprofessor") for Sociology and European Studies at the Department of Sociology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg

2006-2007: Distinguished Visiting Professor for German and European Studies, University of Toronto (Canada)

2000-2002: Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg

1999: Dr. phil. in Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena

1998-2000: Assistant at the Department of Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena

1992-1996: Scientific Assistant at the „Commission for the Research of Social and Political Change in the New Federal States ", Berlin and Halle/Saxony-Anhalt

1990: Diploma in Philosophy, Humboldt University of Berlin

1985-1990/92: Study of Philosophy, Sociology and Economics in Berlin

Born in 1963 in Leipzig (Saxony)

 

 

Professional Activities:

Editorial Board, book series "Political Sociology" (Meine Verlag, Magdeburg, 2011-)

Editorial board, book series: "Transpekte" (P. Lang, Frankfurt/New York), (2005-)

Editorial board, book series: "Societal Transformations" (LIT Verlag, Münster), (2004-)

Spokesman of the University´s Main Emphasis of Research "Transformation as Break of Epoch" (2004-2010)

Member of the steering committee of the "Network East Germany Research" (2006-)

Memberships: Leibniz Society of Sciences (Berlin), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (German Association of Sociology)