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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 225, Simon Building, room S 810

    5037 DB Tilburg

    Netherlands

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20182021

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Research interests

My research broadly covers socio-economic stratification in contemporary capitalist societies. In my research I focus on exploring and explaining cross-national variation and the institutional drivers of wealth inequality and concentration. Further, I study class inequalities, elites, and wealth accumulation using quantitative approaches and longitudinal data. I am also interested in studying the German Power Elite and investigating the legitimisation of vast fortunes in the media.

Teaching

I teach mainly in the B.A. Sociology and M.A. Sociology GMSI-Track.

In Block1 I am the Coordinator of "Social Changes and Sustainable Development" and I teach "Social Problems in Research" (B.A. Sociology) in Block 4

 

Education/Academic qualification

Sociology, PhD, University of Bremen

Award Date: 19 Jul 2019

Political science, Master’s Degree, Free University of Berlin

Award Date: 28 Oct 2013

Political science, Bachelor’s Degree, University of Hamburg

Award Date: 5 Aug 2010

Keywords

  • wealth inequality
  • class analysis
  • elites
  • social stratification
  • comparative political economy
  • housing

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