Katharina Burgdorf

Katharina Burgdorf

University of Mannheim
Faculty of Social Sciences
Chair in Economic and Organizational Sociology
A 5, 6
Building A – Room 512
68159 Mannheim

Katharina Burgdorf is a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Mannheim and at the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS). She holds a Bachelor's and Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Mannheim and was a visiting student at the University of Exeter and Columbia University. In her research, Katharina studies the construction of social and symbolic boundaries in different socio-cultural contexts. In her dissertation, she investigates the emergence of a new collective identity, the auteur identity, in New Hollywood filmmaking. To capture this process, she analyzes the temporal dynamics of collaboration and citation networks of filmmakers.

  • Academic and Professional Career

    Professional Career

    03/2016 – 08/2018 University of Mannheim, Chair in Economic and Organizational Sociology, Student Assistant
    07/2015 – 08/2018 University of Mannheim, Collaborative Research Centre 884, German Internet Panel, Student Assistant

    Academic Career

    since 09/2018 University of Mannheim, Germany, Doctoral Student in Sociology, Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences
    08/2016 – 07/2018 University of Mannheim, M.A. Sociology
    09/2017 – 12/2017 Columbia University, New York, USA (visiting scholar)
    09/2013 – 07/2016 University of Mannheim, Germany, B.A. Sociology
    01/2015 – 06/2015 University of Exeter, United Kingdom (visiting student)
  • Publications and Conference Papers

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