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Nico Sonntag

Doctoral researcher

Nico's PhD project deals with the spread and survival of Christian orders in medieval and early modern Europe (800-1800) from an organizational sociology and diffusion perspective. Nico studied sociology at University of Mannheim. He was a researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and a visiting fellow at the Department of Sociology at Columbia University.

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Current classes (WUSEL)


  • Sociology of religion
  • Economic sociology
  • Social stratification
  • Organizational ecology
  • Historical social research
  • Diffusion of innovation


  • Causal inference
  • Natural experiments
  • Applied data analysis
  • Analytical sociology and formal models
  • Economic inequality and stratification

Office hours

Wednesday 14-16 (by prior appointment)


Room: O.13.18

Bergische Universität Wuppertal  
Fakultät für Human- und Sozialwissenschaften  
Gaußstr. 20  
42119 Wuppertal