Chair Holder

Prof. Dr. Irena Kogan

Prof. Dr. Irena Kogan
Professorship of Sociology, Societal Comparisons
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A 5, 6 – Room A 529
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-2015
Fax: +49 621 181-2016
Consultation hour(s):
Tue 2–3 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Irena Kogan is a Chair of comparative Sociology at the University of Mannheim since October 2009. She is a member of the European Academy of Sociology.

Prof. Dr. Kogan's research interests lie in the areas of social inequality, migration and labor market sociology. Her research is mainly comparative and relies on the quantitative methods of social research and data analysis.

Prof. Dr. Kogan is currently co-PI for the German part of the project “Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries”. She is also leading an ERC project “Partnership Formation in the Context of Refugee Migration” (PARFORM), as well as the project “Upwardly Mobile Through STEM? STEM Competences, Participation and Returns Among Ethnic Minority Women and Men in Germany” (STEMobile), which is funded by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. Prof. Kogan is currently involved in an EU Horizon2020 project “Pioneering Policies and Practices Tackling Educational Inequalities in Europe” (PIONEERED).