Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Empirical Social Research, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Personal Data: born 26th of July 1956 in Vienna (Austria), Austrian Citizenship
Professional Affiliation: Associate Professor, Institute for Sociology and Social Research, Department of Socioeconomics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Head of the Institute, Director of the Master-Program "Sozioökonomie"
Adress: Institute for Sociology and Social Research, WU-Wien, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria.
A.Prof. Dr. Gerda Bohmann:
Phone: +43 1 31336 4744
Fax: +43 1 31336 740
Education and Professional Curriculum:
1975-1976 Studies in Philosophy and German Linguistics (University of Vienna)
1976-1979 Studies in Social Work (National Academy of Social Work in Vienna)
1979-1987 Studies in Sociology at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences (University of Vienna) M.A. with honors.
1984-1992 Research Fellow and Research Director in various research projects, funded by BMWF, OeNB, WZB, FWF and the Vienna University of Economics and B.A.
1987-1989 Research and Documentation at the "Wiener Institut für sozialwissenschaftliche Dokumentation und Methodik (WISDOM)" and Lecturer at the University of Vienna
1988-1990 Contract Assistant Professor in the Department of General Sociology and Sociology of Economics; since 1990 Assistant Professor
1994 PH.D Sociology with honors
2003 Venia docendi in Sociology (Habilitation: "Politik, Wissenschaft, Weltbild - Gesellschaften im Wandel")
Since 2004 Associate Professor aht the Institute of Sociology and Empirical Social Research, Vienna University of Economics and B.B.
Fellowships and Visisting Research Positions
1997-1998 "Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung (ZiF)" at the University of Bielefeld, Germany (Project "Theorie des kulturellen und sozialen Wandels")
1998-1999 and 2001 "Forschungsstelle sozialer und kultureller Wandel" at the University of Freiburg, Germany
2002 Département Sciences Sociales at the University of Toulouse II, Le Mirail, France
2004 Centre d'Anthropologie (CNRS, EHSS, UTM, UPS), Toulouse, France.
Membership in Academic Associations:
Austrian Association of Sociology (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie - ÖGS)
International Association of French speaking Sociologists (Association Internationale des Sociologues de Langue Francaise - AISLF)
Viennese Sociological Association (Wiener Gesellschaft für Soziologie – WGS): member oft he board (Vorstandsmitglied)
University of Vienna (Courses: The Elderly on the Labour Market in Austria)
University of Linz (Social Policy and State Theory)
Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst, Germany (New Political Religions)
Vienna University of Economics and B.A. (Courses: Sociological Theory, Social Policy, Social Inequality, Fundamentalisms, Governance and Social Change, Social Structure and Social Change, Social Problems, Economic Sociology, Modern Socienties, Structures and Dynamics of Systems)