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Prof. Dr. Martin Diewald - Curriculum Vitae

detailed CV


Current Position

Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology
University of Bielefeld

since 2004

Research professor, DIW Berlin


Former employment and academic positions

2010 -

Spokesperson of CRC 882 "From Heterogeneities to Inequalities"

2004 -

Full professor (C4/W3) of Sociology and Social Structural Research at the University of Bielefeld, Department of Sociology

2000 – 2004

Professor (C3) of Sociology and Empirical Research on Social Structure at the University of Duisburg, Institute of Sociology

1992 - 2000

Senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Center for Sociology and the Study of the Life Course

1990 – 1991

Marketing Research Manager, BASF + Compo GmbH

1987 – 1990

Research fellow at the Social Science Center Berlin (WZB), working group „Social Reporting“

1985 – 1987

Teaching assistant (statistics and methods of empirical research) at the Technische Universität Berlin, Institute of Sociology


Research fellow in the project “household production” of the Collaborative Research Unit 3 “Microanalytical Foundations of Social Policy”


Research fellow in the project “welfare production” of the Special Research Unit 3 “Microanalytical Foundations of Social Policy”




Habilitation, Freie Universität Berlin (Free University Berlin)
Venia legendi for Sociology
Title of Habilitation thesis: “Entwertungen, Umwertungen, Aufwertungen. Ostdeutsche Erwerbsverläufe zwischen Kontinuität und Wandel“
(„Continuities and Breaks in occupational careers in East Germany after 1989“)


Dr. phil in Sociology at the Technische Universität Berlin (“summa cum laude”)
Title of dissertation: “Soziale Unterstützung in informellen Netzwerken”
(„Social support in informal networks“)


Diplom in Sociology, University of Mannheim


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