Prof. Dr. Martin Abraham

Prof. Dr. Martin Abraham

Prof. Dr. Martin Abraham

Chair of Sociology and Empirical Social Research

Curriculum vitae

Martin Abraham (born in 1964) studied social sciences at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), where he also earned his doctoral degree. He then worked as a research fellow at the University of Leipzig and completed his habilitation in sociology there. After a visiting professorship at LMU Munich, he accepted a full professorship in sociology and empirical social research at the University of Bern, Switzerland, in 2005. He also completed research and teaching stays at the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, and the University of Utrecht, Netherlands. Professor Abraham has been Chair of Sociology and Empirical Social Research at FAU since 2007.

His research focuses on the labor market and organizational sociology, and involves elements of both sociology and economics. His research priorities include careers, regional mobility, how reputations form, how the supplier-client relationship is socially and institutionally ingrained, and balancing family life and work.

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  • Foreign occupational credentials on the German labour market
    (Third Party Funds Group – Sub project)
    Overall project: SPP 1764: The German Labour Market in a Globalised World: Challenges through Trade, Technology and Demographics
    Term: Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 1, 2017
    Funding source: DFG / Schwerpunktprogramm (SPP)
  • Reputation Formation in Social Systems
    (Third Party Funds Single)
    Term: Apr 1, 2010 - Sep 20, 2012
    Funding source: DFG-Einzelförderung / Sachbeihilfe (EIN-SBH)
    URL: http://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/166176814

Prof. Dr. Martin Abraham