Prof. Dr. Reinhold Sackmann

Sociology Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Reinhold Sackmann, born in Passau in 1959, has been professor of sociology with a focus on social structure analysis at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg since 2004. Following his studies, doctorate and habilitation in Bremen, he held visiting professorships in Saarbr├╝cken, Berlin, Anchorage and Krakow. He was project leader in the DFG Collaborative Research Centers 186, 597, and 580. His more than 100 publications focus on issues of life course sociology; coping with demographic change; and mechanisms of change in the stratification system.
His current research projects focus on local social cohesion (FGZ); community education systems in peripheral social areas (Neobi); and reintegration into the labor market (Rehapro).