Jan A. Fuhse

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Education
1995-2000Studies in Political Science (Diplom), Free University Berlin
1998-1999Master in Social and Political Thought, Warwick University (UK)
March 2007Dr. phil (Sociology), Universität Stuttgart, doctoral thesis: "Ethnicity, Acculturation, and Inter-ethnic contacts of Italian migrants in Germany"
October 2011Habilitation (Sociology), University of Bielefeld, cumulative thesis on "Social Networks with Meaning"

Academic positions
2000-2007Academic Assistant (Sociological Theory, Social Inequality), Institute of Social Sciences, Universität Stuttgart
2007-2008Feodor Lynen-Fellow (post-doc), Paul Lazarsfeld Institute for the Social Sciences, Columbia University, funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2008-2009Feodor Lynen-Fellow (post-doc), International Center for Cultural and Technological Research (IZKT), Universität Stuttgart
2009-2013Assistant Professor (Political Sociology), Department of Sociology, University of Bielefeld
2013-Heisenberg Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences, Humboldt University of Berlin (funded by the German Research Association)

Organization of Conferences
April 2007"Gegenwärtige Zukünfte: Technik und Gesellschaft in der Science Fiction der Gegenwart", International Center for Cultural and Technological Research, Universität Stuttgart
September 2008"Relational Sociology - Transatlantic Impulses for the Social Sciences", Berlin Graduate School of Social Science, Humboldt University of Berlin (with Sophie Mützel)
May 2009"Kultur und Kommunikationstechnologien in sozialen Netzwerken", International Center for Cultural and Technological Research, Universität Stuttgart (with Christian Stegbauer)
May 2016"Netzwerke in gesellschaftlichen Feldern", Berlin Graduate School of Social Science, Humboldt University Berlin (with Karoline Krenn).

Service to the Community
2012-2014Member of the Steering Commitee of the Section for Sociological Network Research, German Sociological Association
2014-Chair of the Section for Sociological Network Research, German Sociological Association
2009-2016Organizer of the informal discussion group "Berliner Netzwerk für Netzwerkforschung"

Occasional Reviewer for:
American Journal of Sociology; American Sociological Review; European Journal of Social Theory; Journal of Social and Personal Relationships; Medien Journal; Österreichische Zeitschrift fuer Soziologie; Quality & Quantity; Social Forces, Social Psychology Quarterly; Sociological Theory; Soziale Systeme; Soziale Welt; Zeitschrift für Kulturmanagement; Zeitschrift für Soziologie
German Research Association; Swiss National Fund for Research; Ministry for Education, Universites and Research (Italy); Ministry for Education and Science of the Russian Federation; Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes