Prof. Dr. Robert Seyfert

Westring 400, R. 04.56
Phone: +49 431 880-4373
seyfert@soziologie.uni-kiel.de

About

Academic Degrees

  • April 2019: Habilitation (venia legendi in Sociology), Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • November 2010: Dr. rer. soc in Sociology, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • July 2005: Magister Artium in Philosophy, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Curriculum Vitae

  • April 2021 – present: Full Professor of Sociology with a focus on Sociological Theory
  • April 2017–March 2021: Akademischer Rat (Senior Lecturer / Senior Research Associate), Department of Sociology, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • October 2015–March 2017: Interim Full Professor, Comparative Cultural Sociology at Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany (substituting for Andreas Reckwitz)
  • July 2012–September 2015: Principal Investigator, research project: “Risk, Uncertainty and Non-Knowledge in Financial Markets”, Cluster of Excellence Cultural Foundations of Social Integration, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • October 2010–June 2012: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Lecturer / Research Associate), Department of History and Sociology (Bernhard Giesen), Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • September 2009–February 2010: Research Fellow, Department of Political Science (Jane Bennett and William Connolly), Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, U.S.A.
  • March 2009–August 2009: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Lecturer / Research Associate), Department of History and Sociology (Andreas  Reckwitz), Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • September 2007–March 2008: Research fellow, Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, U.S.A.
  • 2006–2010: PhD student “The Figure of the Third”, Universität Konstanz, Germany
  • September 2002–May 2003: Visiting student, Department of Philosophy, Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, New School University New York, U.S.A.
  • 1999–2005: M.A. student in Philosophy, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany