Institute of Sociology

Dissertation Projects

Current dissertation projects

Being co-pregnant, expecting a child, becoming a father - Men at the transition to parenthood

Doctoral candidate:  

Laura Völkle

Supervisors:             

Prof. Dr. Marion Müller (Universität Tübingen), Prof. Dr. Stefan Hirschauer (Universität Mainz)

Funding: Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg, Promotionsverbund "Die Persistenz einer 'Kultur der Zweigeschlechtlichkeit' "

Commercialisation or poverty reduction? Effects of Global Comparative Monitoring on Organizational Processes in Microfinance Organizations

Doctoral candidate:

Sophia Cramer

Supervision:

Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University Luzern

Funding:

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Threat, Diversity and Urbanity in Johannesburg

Doctoral candidate:

Manuel Dieterich

Supervisor:

Prof. Dr. Boris Nieswand (Universität Tübingen)                                 

Threat and Diversity in Frankfurt

Doctoral candidate:

Moritz Fischer

Supervisor:

Prof. Dr. Boris Nieswand  (Universität Tübingen)                                  

Cultural Capital and Academic Success: An Empirical Analysis of Underlying Mechanisms.

Doctoral candidate:

Karoline Mikus

Supervisors:

Nicole Tieben, Prof. Pia Schober (both at the University of Tübingen)                             

Context conditions of class-specific educational acquisition and status transfer

Doctoral candidate:

Marc Schwenzer

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. Steffen Hillmert, Prof. Dr. Martin Groß (both at the University Tübingen)

Sociology of gender citicism. An ethnography of the ‚Ladyfest‘

Doctoral candidate:

Michael Hutzler

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. Stefan Hirschauer (University Mainz), Prof. Dr. Boris Nieswand (University Tübingen)

The Old Anti Capitalism of the New Right: on the Renaissance of the Social Question
in the new-right milieu. (working title)

Doctoral candidate:

Richard Siegert

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. Jörg Strübing, Prof. Dr. Tanja Thomas, Prof. Dr. Fabian Virchow

The social image of the former non-voters. Disposition and positioning of the
right-wing populist organized solidarity. (working title)

Doctoral candidate:

Philipp Rhein

Supervisors:

Prof. Dr. Jörg Strübing, Prof. Dr. Stephan Lessenich, Prof. Dr. Matthias Möhring-Hesse