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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  • since 11/2021: Doctoral scholarship holder of the Cusanuswerks
  • 05/2021–10/2021: Research associate at the Institute for Social Research Frankfurt
  • 10/2020–04/2021: Research assistant in Prof. Ferdinand Sutterlüty's Research Projekt "Hidden Resistance in a Democratic Society"
  • 01/2019–12/2020: Student Assistant in the LOEWE Project "Religious Anti-Capitalism? Jewish, Christian and Islamic Positionings in Comparison".
  • 04/2015–03/2019: Student assistant at the chair of sociology with focus on family and youth sociology
  • 10/2013–03/2019: Tutor for "Introduction to Philosophy", "History of Philosophy", "Introduction to Logic" and "Introduction to Philosophy and Sociology of Law".


  • 12/2020: M.A. Philosophy, Goethe Universität Frankfurt
  • WS 2017/18: Semester abroad at the University of Toronto/Canada
  • 12/2019: B.A. Sociology, Goethe Universität Frankfurt
  • 03/2017: B.A. Philosophy, Goethe Universität Frankfurt (Minor Study: VWL)

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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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Research Projects, Working Groups, Editorial Office

  • since 12/21: Member of the editorial board of the IfS Working Papers
  • since 04/15: Member of the "AK Familie, Sozialisation, Geschlechterverhältnisse" at the IfS
  • since 10/20: Member of the "AK Feldforschung" at the IfS
  • since 09/16: Editor of "lointain. Zeitschrift für Philosophie" (
  • 10/19 to 03/20: Student research project: "How to recognize the structural method?", supported by QSL funds at the Goethe University Frankfurt
  • 04/15 to 03/16: Participation in the research project "Critical Theory and Religion", based at the Martin Buber Professorship for Jewish Philosophy of Religion

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