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Department of Sociology Dr. Klaus Preisner

Curriculum Vitae


2012 Equality commission, Representative of mid-level-academic staff
2010-2012 Co-President of mid-level-academic staff Universtiy of Zurich (VAUZ)
  Visiting scholar, Oxford Institute of Ageing, University of Oxford
2008 Ph.D Sociology (summa cum laude)
Thesis “Pflege in Europa” ["Care in Europe"]
  Member of faculty council, School of Humanities and Sciences, University of Zurich
2006-2008 Representative of mid-level-faculty, Institute of Sociology
Since 2005 Member Research group AGES
  Associate lecturer, Institute of Sociology
  Assistant professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Zurich
2002-2005 Student assistant (Methods of empirical research), Humboldt University Berlin
2001-2005 Student, Humboldt University Berlin (Diploma Social Scientist)
Thesis: "Haushalts als kleine Fabrik? Zeitverwendung und Arbeitsteilung in Paarhaushalten"
["Household as small factory? Time-use and the household division of labour"]
2004 Guest researcher, National Statistical Office, Brand Berlin
2001 Guest researcher, Max Planck Institute for Remographic Research, Rostock
2000-2001 Student, APU Cambridge, BA European Social Policy (First Class)
2000 Student assistant, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  Member of faculty council, School of Humanities and Sciences
1998-2000 Student, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
(Political Science, Sociology, Economics)


2007 Vontobel-Award for Research on Ageing (with Martina Brandt, Co-Author Marc Szydlik)

Research Interests

Care, time-use, family, labour, methods of empirical research


German Sociological Association (DGS), RN: "Social inequality and social structure, "Social indicators" und "Family sociology"

European Sociological Association




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