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Univ. Prof. Dr. Ingolfur Blühdorn

Institute Head

Research interests: social change, sustainability, social movements, emancipatory politics, social and democratic theory

Contact: ingolfur.bluehdorn@wu.ac.at

Assoc.Prof. Dr. Mag. Daniel Hausknost

Deputy Head of Institute

Research interests: democracy and sustainability; societal transformations, theories of the state, political and social movements

Contact: daniel.hausknost@wu.ac.at

Mag. Mirijam Mock

Research interests: social practice theory, sharing economy, sustainable consumption, theories of modern societies

Contact: mirijam.mock@wu.ac.at

Hauke Dannemann, MSc

Research interests: environmental sociology and politics, critical social theory, socio-ecological transformation, emancipation and far-right social movements

Contact: hauke.dannemann@wu.ac.at

Karoline Kalke, MSc

Research interests: political sociology, subject theory, autonomy, emancipation, digitization, socio-ecological transformation.

Contact: karoline.kalke@wu.ac.at


Georg Diezi, MSc

Research interests: social and democratic theory, sociological systems theory, theories of the state, democracy and sustainability, political sociology

Contact: georg.diezi@wu.ac.at

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Dr. Sarah Kessler

Research interests: climate cultures, social theory, social movements, societal change, environmental sociology, sustainability research, practice theory, science communication and digital ethnography

Contact: sarah.kessler@wu.ac.at

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Lisa Riedl, MA

Institute secretary

Contact: lisa.riedl@wu.ac.at

Former Employees

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Katharina Wankat, MSc.

Project Assistant (FWF Project "Urbane Experimente für eine sozial-ökologische Transformation")

Dr. Mag. Felix Butzlaff

Research interests: democratic research, actual and historical development of societies; parties, and party systems, citizen demonstrations.

Michael Deflorian, MA

Research interests: Lifestyle Movements, Prefigurative Politics, Sustainable Consumption, Post-Growth Societies, Theories of Modern Society

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Dr. Mag. Margaret Haderer, MA

Research interests: social transformation(s), urban space, political ideologies, local politics, political theory, social theory, spatial theory

Leonie Bleiker, MSc

Research interests: normative foundations of transformation research, politicization of the climate discourse, environmental ethics, societal relations to nature

Master’s program Socioeconomics

Katharina Wick

Dr. Katharina Wick

Coordinator of the Master’s Programme in Socioeconomics

Contact: mastersozoek@wu.ac.at


Zoë Maria Großbötzl, BA

Study assistant

Contact: zoe.maria.grossboetzl@wu.ac.at

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Andreas Zöchling-Schlemmer, BA

Tutor of "Planung und Durchführung empirischer Studien 1"

Contact: andreas.zoechling-schlemmer@wu.ac.at

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Benedikt Kraus, B.Sc

Master Student Guide

Contact: benedikt.kraus@wu.ac.at