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
E-mail: irena.kogan
Consultation hour(s):
Tue 12–1 p.m.

Prof. Dr. Irena Kogan is holder of the Professorship of Sociology, Societal Comparisons, at the University of Mannheim, since October 2009. Since 2013, she is Secretary-Treasurer of the European Consortium for Sociological Research (ECSR), the largest association of sociological research institutes in Europe. Additionally, she is a member of the European Academy of Sociology and co-editor of the sociological journal European Sociological Review.

The research interests of Prof. Dr. Kogan lie in the fields of social inequality, migration sociology, and sociology of the labour market. Her research is mainly comparative and based on modern methods of quantitative social research and data analysis.

Currently, Prof. Dr. Kogan is co-director of the German part of the project “Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Survey in Four European Countries” (CILS4EU) and of a project on migrants’ life satisfaction in Europe.