Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans

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Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans (David Aussserhofer)
David Aussserhofer

Contact

fax
+49 30 25491 452
mail
ruud.koopmans [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
B 409

Research fields

Immigration and Integration Policies | Ethnic Inequality and Ethno-cultural Conflicts | Religious Fundamentalism | The Politics of Globalization | Social Movements | Evolutionary Sociology

CV

Selected Career Stages:

Since November 2013 Professor of Sociology and Migration Research at the Humboldt University of Berlin

Since 2007  Director of the research unit "Migration, Integration, Transnationalization" at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center

2011 – 2016 Head of the bridging project "The Political Sociology of Cosmopolitanism and Communitarianism" at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center (with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Merkel and Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn)

Selected Academic Posts:

Since 2018 Member of the Board of Trustees of the German Center for Integration and Migration Research (DeZIM), Berlin

Since 2011 Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Nuremberg

Since 2010 Guest professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Amsterdam

Education:

1992 Doctorate in Political and Social – Cultural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. Title of Dissertation: "Democracy from Below. New Social Movements and the Political System in West Germany". 

Selected Publications

Wzbaktiv
Koopmans, Ruud (2017): Assimilation oder Multikulturalismus? Bedingungen gelungener Integration. Migration, Bd. 4. Berlin/Münster: LIT Verlag, 261 S.
Koopmans, Ruud/Michalowski, Ines (2017): "Why Do States Extend Rights to Immigrants? Institutional Settings and Historical Legacies Across 44 Countries Worldwide". In: Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 50, No. 1, S. 41-74.
Koopmans, Ruud (2016): "Does Assimilation Work? Sociocultural Determinants of Labour Market Participation of European Muslims". In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 42, No. 2, S. 197-216.
Koopmans, Ruud/Schaeffer, Merlin (2016): "Statistical and Perceived Diversity and Their Impacts on Neighborhood Social Cohesion in Germany, France and the Netherlands". In: Social Indicators Research, Vol. 125, No. 3, S. 853-883.
Koopmans, Ruud (2015): "Religious Fundamentalism and Hostility against Out-groups. A Comparison of Muslims and Christians in Western Europe". In: Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Vol. 41, No. 1, S. 33-57.
Koopmans, Ruud/Schaeffer, Merlin (2015): "Relational Diversity and Neighbourhood Cohesion. Unpacking Variety, Balance and In-Group Size". In: Social Science Research, Vol. 53, S. 162-176.
Koopmans, Ruud/Lancee, Bram/Schaeffer, Merlin (Eds.) (2015): Social Cohesion and Immigration in Europe and North America. Mechanisms, Conditions, and Causality. Routlegde Advances in Sociology, Vol. 137. London/New York, NY: Routledge, XIX, 234 S.
Koopmans, Ruud/Veit, Susanne (2014): "Ethnic Diversity, Trust, and the Mediating Role of Positive and Negative Interethnic Contact. A Priming Experiment". In: Social Science Research, Vol. 47, S. 91-107.
Koopmans, Ruud/Veit, Susanne (2014): "Cooperation in Ethnically Diverse Neighborhoods. A Lost-letter Experiment". In: Political Psychology, Vol. 35, No. 3, S. 379–400.
Braun, Robert/Koopmans, Ruud (2014): "Watch the Crowd. Bystander Responses, Trickle-down Politics, and Xenophobic Mobilization". In: Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 47, No. 4, S. 631–658.
Koopmans, Ruud (2013): "Multiculturalism and Immigration. A Contested Field in Cross-national Comparison". In: Annual Review of Sociology, S. 147-169.
Carol, Sarah/Koopmans, Ruud (2013): "Dynamics of Contestation over Islamic Religious Rights in Western Europe". In: Ethnicities, Vol. 13, No. 2, S. 165-190.
Koopmans, Ruud/Michalowski, Ines/Waibel, Stine (2012): "Citizenship Rights for Immigrants. National Political Processes and Cross-National Convergence in Western Europe, 1980–2008". In: American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 117, No. 4, S. 1202-1245.
Koopmans, Ruud/Statham, Paul (Eds.) (2010): The Making of a European Public Sphere. Media Discourse and Political Contention. Communication, Society and Politics. Cambridge u.a.: Cambridge University Press, XVIII, 335 S.
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Portrait Foto Prof. Dr. Ruud Koopmans (David Aussserhofer)
David Aussserhofer

Contact

fax
+49 30 25491 452
mail
ruud.koopmans [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
B 409

Office

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Book Presentation on June 21, 2017 at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center: "Assimilation oder Multikulturalismus? Bedingungen gelungener Integration".