New research professor in Global Sociology

Yasemin Soysal has been appointed as a research professor for the Global Sociology unit at the WZB.

Her research focuses on the nation-state and citizenship, taking a close look at their historical development and current reconfiguration. She will also serve as a professor of sociology at the Freie Universität Berlin, and as principal investigator with the SCRIPTS Cluster of Excellence. She received her PhD at Stanford University and held prior academic appointments at Harvard University and the University of Essex, UK.