AS Dissertation Award

Article published: 07.09.2021

Academy of Sociology Dissertation Award 2021 goes to Dr. Katrin Paula (TU München)

The Academy of Sociology is proud to highlight an outstanding dissertation submitted in 2019/2020 which contributes to the discipline in terms of originality of research, stringent argumentation, transparency of results, and the scientific and societal (if applicable) impact. The award comes with 1,500€ prize money.

This year, Dr. Katrin Paula (TU München) is the winner of our 2021 dissertation prize. Her dissertation is about ‘Micro-Dynamics of Mobilization: Evidence from the German Democratic Republic’. She wrote her dissertation at the Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Mannheim. She is now a Professor of Global Security & Technology at TU München.

The committee received 15 excellent dissertation theses from 11 universities. The committee run by Professor Sonja Drobnič (Bremen), Professor ...

... Stefanie Kley (Hamburg), Professor Karl-Dieter Opp (Leipzig), and Professor Peter Schmidt (Giessen) evaluated the dissertations submitted to the Academy of Sociology.

Dr. Paula will have the floor to present thoughts and insights of the thesis at our 2021 0nline AS conference (Wednesday, September 29, 18:00 - 19:30). All sociologist are welcome to join the ceremony. For details register here.

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