Fakultät für Human- und Sozialwissenschaften

Curriculum Vitae – Prof. Dr. Mark Lutter

Professional Background

Spring 2022

Visiting Professor, Sociology Department at Utrecht University

Since 2017

Professor of Sociology (W3), University of Wuppertal

2014 – 2017

Head of Max Planck Research Group (W2), Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

Fall 2013/14

Visiting Scholar, Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies, Science Po, Paris

2010 – 2014

Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

Fall 2012/13

Visiting Scholar, Chair of Sociology (Prof. Dr. Andreas Diekmann), ETH Zürich

2009 – 2010

Post-Doc at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

Fall 2008/09

Visiting Fellow, Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

2005 – 2009

Doctoral Student at the „International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy,” Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne

2005

Internship in Market Research, Psychonomics AG, Cologne

2001 – 2005

Teaching Assistant at the Chair for Social Science Research Methods and Statistics, University of Duisburg-Essen

Education

2015

Habilitation. Venia Legendi in Sociology, University of Cologne

2009

Dr. rer. pol., University of Duisburg-Essen

2005

Diplom - Sozialwissenschaftler (equivalent to MA in Social Sciences), University of Duisburg-Essen

1998 – 2005

Undergraduate & Graduate Student in Social Sciences, Sociology, Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics, University of Duisburg-Essen

Awards

2016

Best Article Prize 2016, European Academy of Sociology (for the paper: "Do Women Suffer from Network Closure? The Moderating Effect of Social Capital on Gender Inequality in a Project-based Labor Market, 1929 to 2010." American Sociological Review 80: 329-358, 2015)

2014

Advisory Board Award 2014, Best-Paper Award of the Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (for the paper: "Is There a Closure Penalty? Cohesive Network Structures, Diversity, and Gender Inequalities in Career Advancement", MPIfG Discussion Paper 13/9, 2013)

2011

Best Paper Award of the Society of Friends and Former Associates of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies (for the paper: "Zur Erklärung von Diffusionsprozessen. Das Beispiel der Einführung staatlicher Lotterien in den USA", Zeitschrift für Soziologie 39(5), 2010, 363-381)

2008

First Prize of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation for the Best Journal Article in the German Social Sciences of the Year 2007 (for the paper: Jens Beckert and Mark Lutter, "Wer spielt, hat schon verloren? Zur Erklärung des Nachfrageverhaltens auf dem Lottomarkt". Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie 59, 240-270.)

2006

Prize Award for Outstanding Graduate Thesis (Diplomarbeit), University of Duisburg-Essen
(my graduate thesis examined the efficiency of weighting procedures in surveys using a monte-carlo simulation of the post-stratified ratio estimator under certain conditions of nonresponse)

Professional Activities

Since 2018

Board Member of the Section "Social Network Analysis" of the German Sociological Association

Since 2017

Member of the German Academy of Sociology

2014 - 2020

(Affiliated) Faculty Member, International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE), Cologne

2013 – 2016

Associate Board Member of the Journal "Sociology"

2009 – 2016

Book Review Editor, "European Economic Sociology Newsletter"

Since 2005

Member of the German Sociological Association

Since 2007

Occasional Reviewer for Journals such as:

American Sociological Review, American Political Science Review, European Sociological Review, International Gambling Studies, International Studies Quarterly, International Sociology, Journal of Socio-Economics/Journal of Behavioral Economics, Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, MPIfG Discussion/Working Papers, Poetics, PLOS ONE, Scandinavian Economic History Review, Social Problems, Social Science Research, Sociological Forum, Sociological Perspectives, Sociological Spectrum, Sociology, Soziale Welt, Work and Occupations, Zeitschrift für Soziologie

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