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 Researchers at the MPI for the Study of Societies

Dr. Lisa Suckert

Dr. Lisa Suckert
Senior Researcher
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Paulstr. 3 | 50676 Cologne | Germany
Phone: +49 221 2767-268
Fax: +49 221 2767-555


Research Interests

market sociology; sociology of organization; sustainability research; capitalism; field theory; discourse and conventions; institutional entrepreneurship

Research Projects

Selected Publications

Same Same but Different: Die Feldtheorien Fligsteins und Bourdieus und das Potenzial einer wechselseitig informierten Perspektive für die Wirtschaftssoziologie. Berliner Journal für Soziologie, published online June 27, 2018  
Unravelling Ambivalence: A Field-Theoretical Approach to Moralised Markets. Current Sociology 66, 5, 682-703 (2018)  
Temporality in Discourse: Methodological Challenges and a Suggestion for a Quantified Qualitative Approach (with J. Hamann). Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum Qualitative Social Research 19, 2 (2018)  
Book review: "New Economic Sociology à la Française: Encountering the Field of the 'Economics of Conventions'." European Journal of Sociology 58, 3, 498-505 (2017)  
Die Dynamik ökologischer Märkte: Eine feldanalytische Betrachtung des Marktes für Bio-Molkereiprodukte. Konstanz: UVK, 2015  
Organisierter Kompromiss: Wie Ecopreneur-Unternehmen das Dilemma der Nachhaltigkeit lösen. In: Organisationen und Konventionen: Die Soziologie der Konventionen in der Organisationsforschung. (Hg.) L. Knoll. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 2014, 193-224



2016-present Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
2014-2016 Research Fellow, Department for Sociology II (Sociological Theory), University of Bamberg
2015 Doctorate in sociology, University of Bamberg; thesis on the dynamics of ecological markets based on a field study of the market for organic dairy products
2012-2015 Associate Fellow, Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS)
2010-2012 Fellow, DFG graduate program "Markets and Social Systems in Europe," University of Bamberg
2005-2006 Year abroad with Erasmus Program, École Supérieure de Commerce, Montpellier, France
2003-2008 Diplom (MA equivalent), European Economics and Business Administration, University of Bamberg


Awards and Honors (Selected)

2017: Dissertation Award from the Soroptimist Club of the University of Bamberg

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