GK SOCLIFE - Board of SOCLIFE

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Andreß (Academic Director)

Professor in Social and Economic Research at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 3373
Fax:     +49 221 470 2069
E-Mail:  hja(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web:    http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/

Research interests: Methods of empirical social and economic research; statistics and multivariate methods; EDP usage in the social sciences; labour market research (in particular: unemployment); social and family policy (in particular: poverty)

Selected memberships: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the German Census (Census Commission), Member of the Board of Trustees of the Leibniz Institute of Social Sciences (GESIS), Member of the German Sociological Association

Prof. Dr. Sarah Carol

Professor in Demography and Social Inequality at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 89165
E-Mail: carol(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/de/personen/prof-dr-sarah-carol/

Research interests: Sociology of migration, religion, family sociology.

Prof. Dr. Eldad Davidov

Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Sociology, University of Zurich
Phone: +41 44 635 2322
Fax:      +41 44 635 2399
E-Mail: Davidov(at)soziologie.uzh.ch
Web: http://www.suz.uzh.ch/davidov 


Research interests: Structural equation modeling applied to survey data, especially in cross-cultural and longitudinal research; Human values, national identity, and attitudes toward immigrants and other minorities; Measurement

Selected memberships: European Survey Research Association (ESRA), International Sociological Association (ISA RC-33 and RC-45), American Sociological Association, German/Swiss Sociological Associations (DGS / SGS)

PD Dr. Hermann Dülmer

Private lecturer at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne.

Phone: +49 221 470-7914
E-Mail: hduelmer(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/duelmer.html

Research interests: Methods and Statistics of Empirical Social Research (especially Multilevel Analysis, Factorial Surveys), Comparative Culture Research, Political Sociology

Selected memberships: American Sociological Association, European Survey Research Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (Sektion Methoden der Empirischen Sozialforschung), Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaften

Prof. Dr. Lea Ellwardt

Assistant Professor at the CGS Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne.

Phone: +49 221 470-1223
E-Mail: ellwardt(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://lea-ellwardt.de

Research interests: social networks, organizations, healthy aging, quantitative methods

Selected memberships: member of the Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Prof. Dr. Detlef Fetchenhauer

Director of the department of Economic and Social Psychology at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 2500
Fax: +49 221 470 5175
E-Mail: detlef.fetchenhauer(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/

Research interests: Prosocial and antisocial behavior, laypersons’ understanding of the economy, evolutionary psychology

Selected memberships: Member of the Association for Psychological Science, the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology and the International Society for Justice Research

Prof. Dr. Martina Fuchs

Professor in Economic and Social Geography at the Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Social Sciences at the University at Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 7729
Fax: +49 221 470 5009
E-Mail: fuchs(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/wigeo

Research interests: Global-local relationships, international distribution of competencies and labour, regional learning, labour geography; regional focus: Europe and Latin America; methods of regional research

Selected memberships: Member of international research network: Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces of the International Geographical Union

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Prof. Dr. Achim Goerres

Professor of Empirical Political Science at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen

E-Mail: Achim.Goerres(at)uni-due.de
Web: http://www.achimgoerres.de

Research interests: Comparative politics, comparative political behaviour, comparative welfare state research, German politics, European politics, applied methods

Selected memberships: Deutsche Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft, American Political Science Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wahlforschung, Political Studies Association

Prof. Dr. Karsten Hank (Alternate Academic Director)

Professor in Sociology at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 1789
Fax: +49 221 470 5180
E-Mail: hank(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/

Research interests: Family sociology, population aging, cross-national comparative research, survey methods

Selected memberships: Research Professor at the Department ‘Socio-Economic Panel Study’, DIW Berlin, and at the Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA), University of Mannheim; Member of the Working Group on ‘Social Networks’ for the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)

Prof. Dr. Marita Jacob

Professor in Sociology at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 1531
Fax: +49 221 470 5025
E-Mail: marita.jacob(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/

Research interests: Social Stratification, Inequality in the Life Course (Educational Inequalities, Labour Market Participation and Family), Quantitative Methods

Selected memberships: Member of the International Sociological Association (Research Committee 28 Social Stratifi¬cation and Mobility), Member of the German Sociological Association, Research Fellow at the Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (MZES)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Jagodzinski


Phone: +49 221 47694 100
Fax: +49 221 47694 904
E-Mail: wolfgang.jagodzinski(at)gesis.org

Research interests: Comparative culture research, political sociology, methods and statistics in empirical social research

Selected memberships: Member of the European Values Survey

Prof. Dr. André Kaiser

Professor of Political Science at the Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Social Sciences at the University at Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 2852
Fax: +49 221 470 7447
E-Mail: andre.kaiser(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.cccp.uni-koeln.de/kaiser1.html?&L=1

Research interests: Comparative political institutions, comparative political economy

Selected memberships: Member of the International Max Planck Research School “The Social and Political Constitution of the Economy” Cologne, Member of international research programme: Selection and De-selection of Political Elites

Prof. Dr. Clemens Kroneberg

Professor in Sociology at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne (from April 2013 onwards).

Phone: +49 221 470 4406
Fax: +49 221 470 5169
E-Mail:  ckroneberg@uni-koeln.de
Web:  http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/

Research interests: Sociological theory (especially action theory and analytical sociology), migration and integration, crime and deviance, methodology of the social sciences.

Prof. Dr. Heiner Meulemann

 

Phone: +49 221 470 5658
Fax: +49 221 470 5025
E-Mail: meulemann(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de

Research interests: Comparative culture research, sociology of the life course, sociology of media use, social change, methods and statistics in empirical social research

Selected memberships: American sociological Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, European Sociological Association, European Survey Research Association

Prof. Dr. Bettina Rockenbach

Professor of Experimental and Behavioral Economics at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University at Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 8663
Fax: +49 221 470 8668
E-Mail: bettina.rockenbach(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.behavecon.uni-koeln.de/15046.html

Research interests: Experimental and Behavioral Economics with special interests in cooperation in social dilemmas, social responsibility, industrial economics game theory.

Selected memberships: Affiliated Member of the Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods Bonn, Member Scientific Advisory Council of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Sozialwissenschaftlicher Ausschuss im Verein für Sozialpolitik.

Prof. Ingo Rohlfing, PhD

Professor for Political Science, Qualitative Methods at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)

Phone: +49 421 218 66410
E-Mail: rohlfing(at)bigsss.uni-bremen.de
Web: https://ingorohlfing.wordpress.com

Research interests: Empirical social research methods; Case study methodology; Multi-method designs; party competition; party organizations

Selected memberships: DVPW, ECPR, APSA (Sections: Qualitative Methods and Multi-Method Research; Political Methodology; Comparative Politics; Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior; Political Networks)

 

 

PD Dr. Thomas Schlösser

Private lecturer at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne.

Phone: +49 221 470-2906
E-Mail: t.schloesser(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/schloesser.html

Research interests: Trust, individual differences in the perception of injustice, emotions in social and non-social situations under risk and uncertainty, normative behavior, social dilemmas

Selected memberships: Secretary of the International Society for Justice Research (ISJR), Executive Secretary of the Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialpsychologische Forschung e.V. (GWSF),  member of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs).

Prof. Dr. Elmar Schlüter

Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Sociology, Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen.

E-Mail:  elmar.schlueter(at)sowi.uni-giessen.de
Web:  http://www.uni-giessen.de/cms/fbz/fb03/institute/ifs/perso/schlueter/

Research interests: Interethnic relations, immigrant integration, mass media influences on society, quantitative methods for longitudinal and cross-cultural data analysis

Selected memberships: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, European Survey Research Association, European Association of Methodology

PD Dr. Olga Stavrova

Private lecturer at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne.

Phone: +49 221 470-2842
E-Mail: stavrova(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/de/personen/pd-dr-olga-stavrova/

Research interests: Morality and prosocial behavior, well-being and meaning, social perception and social judgment, religion, values and beliefs, culture, multilevel research

Selected memberships: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

Prof. Dr. Christine Trampusch

Professor of International Comparative Political Economy and Economic Sociology, Economics and Social Sciences at the Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Social Sciences at the University at Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 8807
Fax:
E-Mail: christine.trampusch(at)uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.cccp.uni-koeln.de/trampusch1.html?&L=1

Research interests: Comparative politics and political economy (especially public policies, varieties of capitalism, welfare state, industrial relations, education policy and politics, financial markets), institutional change, Europeanization und qualitative comparative and case oriented methods

Selected memberships: Member of the International Max Planck Research School “The Social and Political Constitution of the Economy” Cologne (IMPRS), Member of the executive council of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economic (SASE), Member of the Council for European Studies (CES) and Co-organizer of the CES Network „Industrial Relations, Skill Formation and Welfare State Policies”, Editorial Board of Zeitschrift für Sozialreform und German Politics.

Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner

Professor in Sociology at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470 2975
Fax: +49 221 470 5180
E-Mail: mwagner(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de

Research interests: social demography, family sociology, deviant behavior in schools and educational attainment, life course research, methods, meta-analysis in the social sciences

Selected memberhips: Member of international research programmes - European Network for the Sociological and Demographic Study of Divorce

Former Members

Prof. Dr. Eckart Bomsdorf

E-Mail: bomsdorf(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.wisostat.uni-koeln.de

Member of the Editorial Board of AStA Wirtschafts- und Sozialstatistisches Archiv

Research interests: Methods of Applied Statistics, Demography, Social Security Systems

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Quack

Associated Professor in Sociology at the Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Social Sciences at the University at Cologne and Director of the Research Group “Institution Building across Borders“ at the Max-Planck-Institute of the Study of Societies, Cologne

Phone: +49 221 2767 152
Fax: +49 221 2767 555
E-Mail: quack(at)mpifg.de
Web: http://www.mpifg.de

Research interests: Globalization and Institutional Change; Comparative International Organization Research; Transnational Communities; Institutional Context and Socio Technical Innovation; International Labor, Technology- and Financing Standards

Selected memberships: Member and former Chairwoman of the European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS)

Prof. Dr. Frank Schulz-Nieswandt

Vice Dean of the Faculty for Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne, Director of the Department for Social Policies and the Department for Cooperative Business

Phone: +49 221 470 2766
Fax: +49 221 470 5179
E-Mail: schulz-nieswandt(at)wiso.uni-koeln.de
Web: http://www.sozialpolitik.uni-koeln.de

Research interests: Social policy

Selected memberships: Chairman of the scientific advisory council of the „Bundesverbandes öffentliche Dienstleistungen“, Spokesman of the scientific advisory council of the German Centre of Gerontology
Curator in the curatorship “Deutsche Altershilfe”, Honorary chairman of the Association for Social Progress