Anne Sophie Krossa

Anne Sophie Krossa is Professor in Social Sciences, with a focus on Macro-sociological Theory and Empirical Research of Migration and Integration at the Catholic University of Mainz/Germany. Her research interests focus on Social Theory - in particular themes such as Conflict, Society, Difference, Border, Globalisation and Europe.

Sophie gained her doctorate at the University of Osnabrück as a member of a Research Group of the German Research Foundation (DFG). From 2007 to 2011 she was Lecturer in European Studies at Lancaster University, and from 2011 to 2015 she has been Associate Professor at the universities of both Giessen and Siegen.

She has authored, edited and co-edited several books and articles, most recently a book on sociology’s ambivalent core term ‘Society’. She has taught at various universities continuously since 2004, mostly in Germany, the UK and Austria. She has developed and established new study programs (for example, at MA and Dual PhD level), is a reviewer for several journals, publishers and the ESRC. Since 2011, she is the editor for the book series ‘Europe in a Global Context’ with Palgrave Macmillan.

She has authored, edited and co-edited several books and articles (see below) and has taught at various universities continuously since 2004. She has developed and established new study programs (for example, at MA and Dual PhD level), is a reviewer for several journals, publishers and the ESRC. Since 2011 she has been the editor for the series Europe in a Global Context with Palgrave Macmillan, and is also Associate Editor for Sociology at De Gruyter Open.

Research focuses : Social Theory - in particular themes such as Conflict, Society, Difference, Border, Globalisation and Europe.

Professorship : Social Sciences, with a focus on Macro-sociological Theory and Empirical Research of Migration and Integration.