Institute of Sociology

Members of Staff

Phone (07071 ...)
Consultation hours (room)
Prof. Dr. Martin Groß


Wed 14:30-16 (R 115)

by e-mail appointment with Mrs. Benz


Prof. Dr. Steffen Hillmert


Wed 14-15:30 (R 106) after prior email appointment with Ms. Schlotterer  ( 07071 29-76892) 
Please send organisational queries about courses to Ms. Schlotterer.


Prof. Dr. Marion Müller 29-72951

Lecture period: Thu 12-13 (R 112)
Lecture-free period: by e-mail appointment

Prof. Dr. Boris Nieswand 29-72948

Wed 9-10:30 (R 113)
Appointments via Doodle

Prof. Pia S. Schober, Ph.D. 29-73462

Wed 15-16 (R 108)

Prof. Schober is on maternity leave from 1.3.2019.
Replacement: Dr. Sandra Krapf (MZES Uni Mannheim), contact details at the University of Tübingen will follow.


Prof. Dr. Jörg Strübing


Wed 14-16 (R 124)
Appointment by e-Mail:

Visiting Professor
Dr. Sandra Krapf 29-73462 Wed 3–4 pm (R 108) by prior appointment @Krapf
Researchers, senior researchers and doctoral candidates
Hannah Bennani, Dr. 29-72949 by appointment (R 111)


Silke Büchau, M.A. 29-78383 by appointment (R 104) @Buechau
Sophia Cramer, M.A   by appointment (R 111) @Cramer
Dr. Anno Dederichs


on leave @Dederichs
Manuel Dieterich, M.A. 29-78381 by appointment (R 110) @Dieterich
Moritz Fischer, M.A. 29-77574 n. a. (Keplerstr. 2, R 087) @Fischer
Michael Hutzler 29-78381 by appointment (R 110) @Hutzler
Silvia Kopecny, M.A. 29-75436 by appointment (Wilhelmstr. 36, R 109) @Kopecny
Helen Law, Ph.D 29-78383 by appointment (Wilhelmstr. 36, R104) @Law
Dr. Damián Omar Martínez 29-77275 by appointment (Keplerstr. 2, R 284) @Martinez
Karoline Mikus, M.A. 29-77461 Mon 2:30-4 pm after prior appointment by email (Keplerstr. 2, R 145) @Mikus
Scott Milligan, PhD 29-72947 by appointment (R 126) @Milligan
Dr. Sophie Müller 29-72949 currently not teaching @Müller
Dr. Ursula Offenberger 29-7513 by appointment (Hausserstr. 11/U6) @Offenberger
Antonia Platten 29-75497 Wed, 2-4pm by prior e-mail appointment (R 102) @Platten
Philipp Rhein, M.A.   by app. (Doctoral College-Rightwing Populism, Gartenstr. 29) @Rhein
Dr. Laia Sanchez Guerrero 29-78383 by appointment (Wilhelmstr. 36, R104) @Sanchez
Dr. Marc Schwenzer 29-77460 by appointment (Keplerstr. 2; R145) @Schwenzer
Richard Siegert, M.A.   by app. (Doctoral College-Rightwing Populism, Gartenstr. 29) @Siegert
Fabian Stöhr, M.A. 29-78376 by appointment (Keplerstr. 2, R 146) @Stöhr
Associate / Visiting Professors
Prof. Dr. John Neelsen 29- by appoinment ( Hegelbau, room 127) @Neelsen
Prof. Dr. Herman G. van de Werfhorst   n.a. @vandeWerfhorst
Teaching staff (temporary)
Dr. Renate Baumgartner 29-75674 by appointment @Baumgartner

Louise-Alice Härtig, B.A.

  by appointment


Dr. Andreas Kögel

0921 55-4850/55- -4197 Universität Bayreuth,
Kulturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Debora Niermann, M.A. 0761 203-54137

University of Freiburg, Department of Sociology



Daniel Pastuh, M.A.

  by appointment (University of Jena)


Dr. Kie Sanada   by appointment @Sanada

Alexander Schlager, M. A.

29-72929 by appointment (Keplerstr. 4, R 3)


Svitlana Benz 29-74217 Tue, Wed, Thu 9-13 (R 114) @Benz
Karolin Mattes 29-74664 Mon-Fri 9-15:30 (R 107) @Mattes
Karin Schlotterer


Mon-Fri 8-12 (R 105)

Dr. Jürgen Plieninger


by appointment
IfP, Melanchthonstr. 36, R 102
Student assistants
Carlo Heimisch (EDV) 29-78384 by appointment (R 128) @computerhiwi
Michael Steigele (EDV) 29-78384 by appointment (R 128) @computerhiwi

Emeriti and Former Staff Members

Emeriti and former staff members

Name Title Previous function Email
Deutschmann, Christoph Prof. Dr. Hochschullehrer i. R. @Deutschmann
Gildemeister, Regine Prof. Dr. Hochschullehrerin @Gildemeister
Schweiker, Michael M.A. Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter @Schweiker
Sprondel, Walter Prof. Dr. Hochschullehrer i.R. @Sprondel
Vandecasteele, Leen Prof. Dr. Hochschullehrerin @Vandecasteele
Weßling, Katharina Dr. Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin @Weßling