I am now a Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Austria.

Previoudsly I was president of the Austrian Sociological Association (2005-09) and the ISA’s Research Committee History of Sociology (2006-10). Until 2019 I worked as an Associate Professor at the Department for Sociology, University of Graz, Austria.

Research and teaching posts abroad: 1993-94 Schumpeter Fellow at Harvard University, 1999-2000 Fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, The New York Public Library; 2008 Fulbright Visiting Professor University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and May 2011 Directeur d’études invite at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris; February to March 2015 Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow University of California, Berkeley; 2016-18 Higher School of Economics, Moskwa, Russian Federation.