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Department of Sociology

Kaspar Burger

Kaspar Burger, Prof. Dr.

  • Schwerpunkte: Bildungssoziologie
  • Bildungspsychologie
  • Lebensverlaufsforschung
  • Kinderrechtsstudien
+41 44 634 06 75
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AND 4.15

Kaspar Burger has been an SNSF Eccellenza Professor at the Institute of Sociology and the Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development since 2020. He is also an Honorary Professor at the Institute of Education, University College London. He studied psychology at the Universities of Zurich and Rouen and received his PhD in educational science from the University of Fribourg in 2012. He was a research fellow at Sorbonne University Paris and at the University of Maryland College Park and a senior research scientist at the University of Geneva. Before joining the University of Zurich, he was a Marie Skłodowska Curie Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and at University College London. His main research interests include sociology of education, educational psychology, life course research and children’s rights studies.