Chair of Social Structure Analysis

Prof. Dr. Reinhold Sackmann

Vita

  • Full Professor for Sociology, Dynamic Analysis of Social Structure
    2004 – present, Martin-Luther-University of Halle
  • Ph.D. and habilitation at the University of Bremen. Visiting professor at University of the Saar, Saarbrücken and at the Free University Berlin
  • Head of project “Demographic change and public employment” at the collaborative research centre 580, head of project “Internationalization of Educational Policy” at the collaborative research centre 597, head of project “Transformation of Life Course Dynamics” at the collaborative research centre 186, all financed by the German Science Foundation (DFG)
  • Supervisor at the Graduate School “Society and Culture in Motion” and at the International Graduate School Halle-Tokyo “Change of civil societies” (DFG)

Research profile

  • Coping with demographic change
  • Life course and life course policy
  • Differentiation in educational systems
  • Technology generations
  • Fertility change
  • Generations and labour markets

Academic functions

  • Head of the board of the Centre for social research Halle e.V. (zsh)
  • Co-editor of the book series „Studienskripten zur Soziologie“ at Springer VS publisher
  • Reviewer of German Science Foundation; Swiss Science Foundation; VolkswagenFoundation; German minister for education and research; Research network old age security; DAAD, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, ZEvA und AQAS
  • Reviewer for European Sociological Review; Sociological Methods and Research; Globalisation, Societies and Education; Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie; Zeitschrift für Soziologie; Soziale Probleme; Industrielle Beziehungen; Zeitschrift für Familienforschung; Zeitschrift für Sozialisations- und Erziehungsforschung; Springer Science + Business Media Netherlands, Social Science Books; Columbia University Press
  • Member of the board of the Center for school and education research
  • Member of the board of the Research cluster

Current research projects

  • Regional reception culture for immigrants in Saxony Anhalt
  • Shaped change of education systems in shrinking regions
  • Distinguished education decisions

Recently finished research projects

  • Development potential Silberhoehe
  • Citizen Participation in Urban Planning
  • Demographic change – a challenge for municipalities in Germany and Poland
  • Demographic change and public sector employment
  • Citizens’ survey Halle 2009/10
  • Citizens’ survey Halle 2012/13
  • CE-Ageing Strategy
  • Freshmen survey East and West
  • Sociology in schools

Last five publications

  • Bartl, Walter/Sackmann, Reinhold (2014): Path Dependency, Demographic Change and the (De-)Differentiation of the German Secondary School System. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie 43 (1): 50–69.
  • Sackmann, Reinhold/ Struck, Olaf/ Weymann, Ansgar (2014): Arbeitswissenschaft. In Endruweit, Günter/Trommsdorff, Gisela/Burzan, Nicole (Hrsg.): Wörterbuch der Soziologie. 3., völlig überarbeitete Auflage. Konstanz: UVK. S. 32–34.
  • Pasternack, Peer/Sackmann, Reinhold (Hg.) (2013): Vier Anläufe: Soziologie an der Universität Halle-Wittenberg. Bausteine zur lokalen Biografie des Fachs vom Ende des 19. bis zum Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts. Halle: Mitteldeutscher Verlag.
  • Sackmann, Reinhold (2013): Lebenslaufanalyse und Biografieforschung. Eine Einführung. 2. erweiterte Auflage. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  • Sackmann, Reinhold/Winkler, Oliver (2013): Technology generations revisited: The internet generation. In: Gerontechnology 11(4): 493–503. DOI: 10.4017/gt.2013.11.4.002.00

The complete list of publications is availabe as a pdf file.

Staff

Dr. Walter Bartl
Phone: 0345 - 5 52 42 58
Fax: 0345 - 5 52 71 50
eMail: walter.bartl@soziologie.uni-halle.de
Olga Goldenberg, M.A., third-party funds project
Phone: 0345 - 5 52 42 08
Fax: 0345 - 5 52 71 50
eMail: olga.goldenberg@soziologie.uni-halle.de
Dr. Bernadette Jonda, third-party funds project
Phone: 0345 - 5 52 42 53
Fax: 0345 - 5 52 71 50
eMail: bernadette.jonda@soziologie.uni-halle.de
Katarzyna Kopycka, M.A.
Phone: 0345 - 5 52 42 57
Fax: 0345 - 5 52 71 50
eMail: katarzyna.kopycka@soziologie.uni-halle.de
Oliver Winkler, M.A.
Phone: 0345 - 5 52 42 53
Fax: 0345 - 5 52 71 50
eMail: oliver.winkler@soziologie.uni-halle.de

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Prof. Dr. Reinhold Sackmann

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg
Institute of Sociology
Adam-Kuckhoff-Straße 41
D-06108 Halle (Saale)

Phone: +49 (0)345 5524252
Fax: +49 (0)345 5527150
reinhold.sackmann@soziologie.uni-halle.de

Postal address:
Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg
Institute of Sociology
D-06099 Halle (Saale)

Secretary

Frau Sybill Uhlir
Tel: +49 345 - 5 52 42 51
Fax: +49 345 - 5 52 71 50