Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Urban Sociology

Overview of the Research Staff


Information on Doctoral Students can be found in the section Research Projects/ Dissertations. Here you can find an overview of the past faculty.


Prof. Dr. Talja Blokland - Professor
  • Social Theory
  • Relational Theory
  • Urban Sociology


M.A. Vojin Serbedzija - Office Manager & Research Staff


Dr. Henrik Schultze - Member of Research Staff

  • social inequalities
  • spatial and social identities


Dr. Andrej Holm - Member of Research Staff

  • Gentrification
  • housing policies in an international perspective
  • european urban policies


PD Dr. Henrik Lebuhn - Member of Research Staff

  • urban policies in an international perspective
  • Migration, Citizenship, Grenzregime
  • participatory urban policies
  • urban social movements


Dr. Nina Margies - Lecturer

  • Emotion and change

  • Emotion and space

  • Transformation of work and mental health

  • Urban youth


M.A. Robert Vief - Ph.D. research fellow

  • neighborhood effects

  • intersection of residential & school segregation

  • resources‘ use in the city


M.A. Daniela Krüger - Ph.D. research fellow

  • urban inequalities

  • local welfare institutions

  • practices of care and translocal resource mobilization


M.A. Hannah Schilling - Ph.D. research fellow


Student Assistants:

Kaspar Metzkow

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Häußermann - former Professor


  • Segregation
  • Migration
  • Social City
  • Urban Policies