Prof. Dr. Holger Lengfeld

Professor of Sociology

Leipzig University, Institute of Sociology, Beethovenstraße 15, 04107 Leipzig, GERMANY

2008 Habilitation (Venia Legendi Sociology), Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Title: Class, Organisational Structure, and Social Inequality: An Analysis of the Social Structure Using the Example of the USA
2003 Dr. phil., Sociology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
1998 Diploma, Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany0

Selected publications
Lengfeld, H. & Kroh, K. (2016). Solidarity with EU countries in crisis: results of a 2015 Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) survey. DIW Economic Bulletin 39: 473-479.
Gerhards, J., Lengfeld, H. & Häuberer, J. (2016). Do European citizens support the idea of a European welfare state? Evidence from a comparative survey conducted in three EU member states. International Sociology 31, 677-700.
Gerhards, J. & Lengfeld H. (2015): European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union. London: Routledge ([revised and translated version of »Wir, ein europäisches Volk«?, see below.].
Gerhards, J. & Lengfeld. H. (2013). Wir, ein europäisches Volk? Sozialintegration Europas und die Idee der Gleichheit aller europäischen Bürger. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
Gerhards, J. & Lengfeld. H. (2013). European Integration, Equality Rights and People’s Beliefs: Evidence from Germany. European Sociological Review 29 (1), 19-31.
Gerhards, J. & Lengfeld. H. (2009). Europäisierte Chancengleichheit? Einstellungen zur Öffnung des deutschen Arbeitsmarkts für EU-Ausländer. Berliner Journal für Soziologie 19 (4), 627-652.
Gerhards, J. & Lengfeld. H. (2008). The Growing Remit of the EU in Climate Change Policy and Citizens Support across the Union. Journal of European Social Policy 18 (4), 337-341.
Jürgen Gerhards & Lengfeld, H. (2008). Support for European Union Environmental Policy by Citizens of EU-Member and Accession States. Comparative Sociology 7 (2), 215-241.

Experience in externally funded projects
Solidarity in European Societies: Empowerment, Social Justice, and Citizenship (SOLIDUS). Funded by European Commission, Horizon 2020 (2015-2017)
Institutional Change and subjective insecurity of the German middle class; Funded by German Science foundation (DFG); 2015-2017.
Passages from Employment to University; funded by German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF); 2012-2015.
Fiscal Solidarity in the EU; funded by the University of Hamburg; 2012-2013.
Legitimacy of Equality of all Citizens of the European Union. A Comparative Analysis; Funded by German Science foundation (DFG); in cooperation with Jürgen Gerhards; 2008-2011.