Prof. Dr. Johannes Giesecke

Head of the Department "Labor Market, Migration, and Integration"; Professor for Empirical Social Research at the Humboldt University of Berlin and DIW

Current Position

Seit 2013    W3-Professor for Empirical Social Research, Humboldt-University Berlin
Seit 2011    Research Professor at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Education and Past Positions

2010-2013    Professor of Sociology, Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg, Germany
2007-2010    Senior Researcher, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, President's Project Group, Germany
2005-2007    Senior Researcher, Methods of Empirical Social Research, University of Mannheim, Germany
2000-2005    Senior Researcher, Social Research Methods, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany
2000-2005    Dr. phil. in Sociology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
1995-2000    “Diplom” in Social Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Research areas

Sociology of labor markets, social inequality, methods

Current Funded Research

2010-2014: Atypical Employment and Social Inequality in Europe. Funded by Hans-Böckler-Foundation. (together with Jutta Allmendinger and Kathrin Leuze).

Prof. Dr. Johannes Giesecke


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Lehrbereich Empirische Sozialforschung
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin


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