Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Sutterlüty – Activities, Memberships, Awards

Academic Activities, Memberships

  • Interim Director of the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main (since 2019)
  • Chair of the research group "Family, Socialization, Gender Relations" at the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main (since 2016)
  • Spokesperson of the Research Unit "Microsociology, Social Psychology, and Culture" at the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt (since 2016)
  • Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh (2015–2016), also Associate Researcher (since 2015)
  • Chair of the Department of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (2015)
  • Associate member of the Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders" at Frankfurt University (since 2014)
  • Council member of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (2013–2015)
  • Reviewer for various science-promoting institutions in Germany and abroad (since 2011)
  • Associate member of the research platform "Religion and Transformation in Contemporary European Society", University of Vienna (2010–2012)
  • Member of the Department Council at Catholic University of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia in Paderborn, Department of Social Work (2010–2011)
  • Commissioner for teaching evaluations, Catholic University of Applied Sciences North Rhine-Westphalia in Paderborn, Department of Social Work (2008–2011)
  • Member of the board as permanent fellow at the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main (since 2007)
  • Reviewer for various international journals within the field of social sciences (since 2006)
  • Co-Editor of the interdisciplinary journal "WestEnd. Neue Zeitschrift für Sozialforschung" (since 2004)
  • Member of the Council at the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main (2003–2004, 2009–2011)
  • Staff representative at the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main (2003–2004)
  • Member of the German Sociological Association (since 2002)


Awards and Scholarships

  • DAAD Short Research Visit at the Canadian Center for German and European Studies at Université de Montréal (2011)
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, granted by the German Sociological Association (2002)
  • Dissertation Scholarship at Free University of Berlin, granted by a Commission of the Berlin Universities (1996–1998)