Katharina Müller

Institut für Soziologie


University of Leipzig,
Institut für Soziologie
Beethovenstraße 15
04107 Leipzig

Office H4 1.04
Telephone +49 (0)341 / 97-35609
E-Mail katharina.mueller[at]

Office Hours: By arrangement (by phone or mail).

Fields of Research

  • Inequality research
  • Social structure analysis
  • Change of attitudes and behaviour as a consequence of status uncertainty
  • Prosocial behaviour

Curriculum Vitae


  • 2014-2012: M.A. Sociology, University of Leipzig
  • 2012-2009: B.A Sociology & Educational Science, University of Potsdam

Academic Occupation

  • since 02/2015: research assistant with Prof. Dr. Holger Lengfeld at the University of Leipzig (chair: Institutions and Social Change)
  • 2015-2013: staff/student assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology)
  • 2014-2013: student assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences (Department of Social Neuroscience)
  • 2013-2012: test coordinator at the DPC (StEG Study, Berlin Study)