Technical University Dresden, Germany
Dr Antonia Kupfer is Professor of Macrosociology at TU Dresden. Previously, she held the position of Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton, UK from 2011-2014, the Schumpeter Fellowship for the Weatherhead Center of International Affairs at Harvard University from 2010-2011, and she has worked as Assistant Professor at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria where she obtained her habilitation in sociology with work on social inequality. In 2003 Dr Kupfer obtained her PhD in political sciences from Duesseldorf University, Germany. She has held three workshops and published papers in the same area as this volume, and is currently writing a monograph on the same topic.