Zsófia S. Ignácz, Ph.D

Contact

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

Room 3.G 169
Tel. +49 69 798 36675
ignacz[at]soz.uni-frankfurt[dot]de

Office hours

Thursdays 9:30-10:30 am exclusively via Vidyo until further notice.
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Research interests | Short biography | Teaching | Publications


Research interests

  • Justice research
  • Social inequalities, stratification, mobility
  • Post-socialist countries
  • Quantitative methodology and structural equation models (SEM)
  • Attitude research
  • European Solidarity and European integration

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Short biography

  • Since May 2018: Research associate at the department methods of empirical social research at the faculty of social sciences of the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main
  • 2014-2018. Research associate at the chair of macro-sociology (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Gerhards) at the institute for sociology of the Free University Berlin
  • March 2014: Ph.D. at the philosophical faculty III of the Humboldt University Berlin, title of the dissertation: Justice Attitudes towards the Wage Distribution. Justice Profiles in Post-Socialist Countries
  • September 2012 - March 2014: Research associate at Jacobs University Bremen in a joint project with the Bertelsmann Stiftung "Radar of social cohesion"
  • October 2009 - September 2012: Scholarship holder at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS)
  • June 2009: Diploma in sociology
  • March 2009 - August 2009: Research assistant at the TÁRKI research institute for the project "Child Poverty and Child Well-being in the E.U."
  • August 2008 - October 2009: Trainee at the Bürgeramt for Statistics and Elections in Frankfurt am Main in the context of the program "Kommunaler Austausch für Fortbildung und Kooperation junger Akademiker (kafka)" of the Hertie Foundation
  • nce 2006: Freelance work as social scientist (see CV for details)
  • September 2004 - June 2009: Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University, focusing on "Survey Statistics" in Budapest, Hungary

 Complete CV for download as pdf here.

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Teaching

Winter term 2020/2021

Applied data analysis contrasting SPSS, STATA and R
Vertiefung angewandter Statistik: Einführung in die multivariate Datenanalyse mit SPSS
Vertiefung angewandter Statistik: Einführung in die multivariate Datenanalyse mit Stata


Current courses
Applied data analysis contrasting SPSS, STATA and R
Einführung in die multivariate Datenanalyse mit SPSS

Multivariate data analysis with R
Kolloquium
Introduction to multivariate data analysis with SPSS
Normative and Empirical Justice Research (BA Proseminar)

Research Training: Attitudes toward social inequalities (Part I)
Quantitative Data Analysis

Courses in previous semesters

Further courses see CV.





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Publications

Monographies

Gerhards, Jürgen, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia S. Ignácz, Florian K. Kley, and Maximilian Priem. 2019. European Solidarity in Times of Crisis: Insights from a Thirteen-Country Survey. Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY: Routledge.

Ignácz, Zsófia S. 2018. Wage Distribution Fairness in Post-Socialist Countries. Situation and Socialization. London: Routledge.

Dragolov, Georgi, Zsófia S. Ignácz, Jan Lorenz, Jan Delhey, Klaus Boehnke, and Kai Unzicker. 2016. Social Cohesion in the Western World. What Holds Societies Together: Insights from the Social Cohesion Radar. Cham: Springer International Publishing (SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research).

Ignácz, Zsófia. 2014. Justice Attitudes towards the Wage Distribution. Justice Profiles in Post-Socialist Countries. Berlin: Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (Dissertation).

Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Ignácz, Zsófia S. 2018. "The Remains of the Socialist Legacy: The Influence of Socialist Socialization on Attitudes toward Income Inequality." Societies 8(3):62.

Delhey, Jan, Klaus Boehnke, Georgi Dragolov, Zsófia S. Ignácz, Mandi Larsen, Jan Lorenz, and Michael Koch. 2018. "Social Cohesion and Its Correlates: A Comparison of Western and Asian Societies." Comparative Sociology 17(3-4):426–455.

Articles in anthologies

Gerhards, Jürgen, Zsófia S. Ignácz, Florian K. Kley, Holger Lengfeld, and Maximilian Priem. 2019. “How Strong Is European Welfare Solidarity? Results from a Comparative Survey Conducted in 13 EU Member States.” 39-62, in Horizontal Europeanisation, edited by M. Heidenreich. Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY: Routledge.

Ignácz, Zsófia, and Zita Herman. 2011. "A jövedelmi egyenlőtlenségek mértékének és az elosztási szabályok megítélésnek generációs eltérései. [The extent of inequality and the evaluation of distributive rules in generational perspective.]" Pp. 111–129 in Az igazságosság labirintusaiban. Társadalmi méltányosság és generációs igazságosság a 21. század Magyarországán. [In the Labyrinths of Justice], edited by A. Örkény and M. Székelyi. Budapest: Sík K.

Herman, Zita, and Zsófia Ignácz. 2009. "Knowledge Gain and Attitude Change during a Deliberative Poll. The DP on Unemployment in the Kaposvár Region." Pp. 29–53 in Deliberative Methods in Local Society Research. The Kaposvár Experiences, edited by G. Lengyel. Budapest: Corvinus Univ. of Budapest Centre for Empirical Social Research; Új Mandátum.

Ignácz, Zsófia, and Péter Antók. 2007. "Csanytelek –egy dél-alföldi falu lakói a Magyar Agorán. [Csanytelek -Residents of a South Hungarian Village at the Magyar Agora.]" Pp. 231–258 in Deliberatív közvélemény-kutatás a magyarországi romák és nem romák viszonyáról, edited by A. Örkény and M. Székelyi. Budapest: ELTE Társadalomtudományi Kar (TáTK).

Scientific reports

Ignácz, Zsófia S. 2019. Contrasting Generalized and Policy Attitudes toward Social Europe: Understanding the Discrepancies. BSSE Working Paper. No. 39. Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin. (only online available)

Gerhards, Jürgen, Holger Lengfeld, Zsófia S. Ignácz, Maximilian Priem, and Florian K. Kley. 2018. “European Welfare Solidarity in Focus: High Support for European Social Safety Net.” EUVisions (online).

Dragolov, Georgi, Zsófia Ignácz, Jan Lorenz, Jan Delhey, and Klaus Boehnke. 2014. Radar Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt. Messen Was Verbindet. Gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhalt im innerdeutschen Vergleich. [Social Cohesion Radar. Measuring Common Ground. An Intra-German Comparison of Social Cohesion.] Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Dragolov, Georgi, Zsófia Ignácz, Jan Lorenz, Jan Delhey, and Klaus Boehnke. 2013. Social Cohesion Radar. Measuring Common Ground. An International Comparison of Social Cohesion. Methods Report. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Dragolov, Georgi, Zsófia Ignácz, Jan Lorenz, Jan Delhey, and Klaus Boehnke. 2013. Social Cohesion Radar. Measuring Common Ground. An International Comparison of Social Cohesion. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Reviews

Ignácz, Zsófia S. 2016. “Review of Gerechtigkeit ist gut, wenn sie mir nützt. Was den Deutschen wichtig ist.” Soziologische Revue 39(3).

Work-in-Progress

Ignácz, Zsófia. Distributive Justice Profiles: A New Measurement Tool for Justice Research. (Working Paper)

Ignácz, Zsófia. Cognition or Congruency? The Meaning of Justice Profiles. (Working Paper)

Talks (selection)

Ignácz, Zsófia S. 2017. "Proximities in the Meaning of Latent Constructs: Explaining Structural Variance by the Application of Network Analysis." Presented at the ESRA 7th Biennial Conference. July 19-22. Lisbon.

Ignácz, Zsófia; Boehnke, Klaus. 2014. "The Convergence of Post-Socialist Attitudes. The Interaction of Welfare State Regimes and Socialist Legacy on Attitudes Toward Income Inequalities." Submitted to the ISJR 15th Biennial Conference. June 19-22. New York.

Ignácz, Zsófia. 2014. "Economic Legitimacy in Central and Eastern Europe. Path Dependency and Generational Divides in Hungary, the Czech Republic and the Former German Democratic Republic." Presented at the 13th International Postgraduate Conference on Central and Eastern Europe, UCL SSEES. June 19-22. London.

Ignácz, Zsófia, Georgi Dragolov, Jan Lorenz, Jan Delhey, and Klaus Boehnke. 2013. "Measuring the degree of social cohesion: An international comparison of 34 countries from 1989 to 2012." Presented at the ECSR Conference 2013 'Developments in Social Inequality and Social Cohesion'. October 14-16. Tilburg.

Ignácz, Zsófia, David Schiefer, Jolanda van der Noll, Georgi Dragolov, Jan Lorenz, Jan Delhey, and Klaus Boehnke. 2012. "Measuring Social Cohesion: Results from a Screening Study. Social Change in Cross-National Perspective." Presented at the 2nd International Annual Research Conference 2012 for Labratory of Comparative Social Research, HSE. November 6-10. Moscow.

Ignácz, Zsófia. 2012. "Distributive Justice Profiles: A New Measurement Tool for Justice Research. Social Justice in a Complex Reality." Presented at the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Justice Research (ISJR). September 9-12. Tel-Aviv.

Ignácz, Zsófia. 2011. "The Cognition of Wage Distribution in the Post-Communist Region: Justice Profiles on the Micro Level." Presented at the Political Psychology Networking Conference for the Post-Communist Region. Budapest.

Ignácz, Zsófia, and Zita Herman. 2010. "A jövedelmi egyenlőtlenségek mértékének és az elosztási szabályok megítélésnek generációs eltérései. [The extent of inequality and the evaluation of distributive rules in generational perspective.]” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Hungarian Sociological Association. November 5-7. Budapest.

Ignácz, Zsófia. 2009. "Justice for All! The Perception of Social Inequalities on Macro and Personal Level." Presented at the 3rd CEU Graduate Conference "The Politics of Inequality and Difference". June 13-14. Budapest.

Ignácz, Zsófia, and Zita Herman. 2008. "Knowledge Gain and Attitude Change During a Deliberative Poll." Presented at the Annual Meeting of Hungarian Sociological Association. November 14-15. Veszprém.

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