Alexander Kern, M.A.

Pre-doc Researcher


Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.
Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Institut für Soziologie

Campus Westend - PEG Gebäude
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60323 Frankfurt



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  • Studied philosophy, sociology and economics in Frankfurt am Main and Toronto, M.A. degree in 2020. During his studies he was working as tutor for philosophy & law and as an assistant at the Professorship of Sociology with a focus on Family and Youth Sociology.
  • 2019 – 2020: Assistant in the LOEWE project "Religious Anti-Capitalism"
  • 2021: Research assistant in Prof. Ferdinand Sutterlüty's research project "Hidden Resistance in a Democratic Society"
  • 05/2021 – 10/2021: Research assistant at the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt
  • 2022/23: Lecturer at the Chair for Women and Gender Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • since 11/2021: Doctoral scholarship holder of the Cusanuswerks

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Research Areas

  • Sociology of Social Inequality
  • Urban Sociology and Sociology of Spaces
  • Migration and Gender Studies
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Ethnography
  • Qualitative Social Research

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PhD project: "The Order of Inequality. An Ethnography of Melilla."

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Publications (selection)

Edited volumes

  • since 09/16: Editor of "lointain. Zeitschrift für Philosophie" (

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