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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

Unravelling Ambivalence: A Field-Theoretical Approach to Moralised Markets. Current Sociology, published online November 20, 2017, doi 10.1177/001 13921 17737820 >>more  
Die Dynamik ökologischer Märkte: Eine feldanalytische Betrachtung des Marktes für Bio-Molkereiprodukte. Konstanz: UVK, 2015 >>more  
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 >>more  
Making Moralized Markets: How Power and Discourse Shaped the Market for Organic Dairy Products. (Presentation of PhD project.) In: Economic Sociology: The European Electronic Newsletter 14, 2, 80-81 (2013). >>more



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," Universtity 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


Professional Activities (Selected)

2012-2015: FeRNet Fellow, University of Bamberg (a research network for female doctoral students and early-career female researchers)  
2013-2014: Step-by-Step Research Scholarship (for women in academia), University of Bamberg  
2010-2013: Research scholarship from the State of Bavaria for exceptionally talented and highly motivated students (based on the BayEFG law)

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