Curriculum Vitae

1989 - 1994 Studies of Sociology (minor subjects: Political Economy, Statistics, and Psychology) and History (minor subjects: North American Studies and Pilosophy) at the Freie Universität Berlin
1994 - 1999 Research Associate at the Institute of Cultural Studies at the University of Leipzig
1999 - 2006 Scientific Assistant at the Institute of Cultural Studies at the University of Leipzig
2003 - 2004 John F. Kennedy Fellow at the Center for European Studies at Harvard University
2004 - 2005 Visiting Professor an der International University Bremen
2005 - 2006 Substitute for the Professorship of General Sociology at the University of Erfurt
2006 - 2007 Professor of General Sociology at the University of Erfurt
2007 - 2008 Professor of Sociology at the Sociological Research Institute of the University of Cologne
since 2008 Professor of Sociology at the Sociological Institute of the University of Zurich
since 2013 Director of the Sociological Institute of the University of Zurich

Interview: »Demokratisierung« der Kunst? 
(done by Uwe Schimank and Nadine Schöneck; in German)

Research Interests

Social Stratification, Sociological Theories, Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology, Comparative Historical Sociology