BIGSSS Inhouse Faculty

The BIGSSS inhouse faculty consists of our:

Deanery

Director of Studies

Field Coordinators

Methods Center Faculty

Deanery

Prof. Dr. Klaus Boehnke
Vice Dean
Tel.: +49 421 200 3401

Research Interests

  • Political Socialization (Xenophobia, Right-wing extremism)
  • Value Change and Value Transmission
  • Social Cohesion

Methods Expertise
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Latent Growth Modeling
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Structural Equation Modeling

Prof. Dr. Sonja Drobnič
Vice Dean
Tel.: +49 421 218 66360

Research Interests

  • Quality of Life, Quality of Work, Work-Life Balance
  • Family, Household, Gender
  • Social Capital and Social Cohesion
  • Life Course Research

Methods Expertise
  • Event History (Survival) Analysis
  • Questionnaire Construction
  • Research Design and Modeling
  • Survey Design
  • Various Regression Techniques

Prof. Dr. Olaf Groh-Samberg
Dean
Tel.: +49 421 218 66440

Research Interests

  • The Impact of Social Stratification on Social Mobility
  • Global Dynamics of Middle Classes

Director of Studies

Dr. Mandy Boehnke
Director of Studies
Tel.: +49 421 218 66430

Research Interests

  • Social Inequality
  • Families in the Context of Migration
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Value and Transitions

Field Coordinators

Dr. Franziska Deutsch
Field C Coordinator
Tel.: +49 421 200 3958

Research Interests

  • Political Culture, esp. Values and Value Change
  • Political Participation, esp. Protest

Prof. Dr. Matthias Wingens
Field B Coordinator
Tel.: 0421 218 66350

Research Interests

  • Life Course Research

Dr. Arndt Wonka
Field A Coordinator
Tel.: +49 421 218 66370

Research Interests

  • European Union Studies
  • Comparative Politics
  • Institutions and institutionalist theories
  • Political mobilization and political contestation
  • Interest groups and political parties


Methods Center

Dr. Mandi M. Larsen
Methods Center Coordinator
Tel.: +49 421 200 3411

Research Interests

  • Social Cohesion
  • Health Inequalities
  • Gender-based Violence

Methods Expertise
  • Survey Design and Methodology
  • Secondary Data Analysis
  • Phenomenological qualitative Research