Sebastian Kohl appointed professor at Freie Universität Berlin
In February 2022, Sebastian Kohl takes up his post as Professor of Sociology at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies (JFKI) at Freie Universität Berlin. Kohl was a senior researcher in Jens Beckert’s Economic Sociology Project Area from 2017. His research interests are comparative-historical sociology, housing, finance and insurance, and urban sociology. His most recent research at the MPIfG centered around the political economy of the private insurance industry. Previously, Kohl had been a doctoral researcher at the IMPRS-SPCE and a postdoctoral researcher at the MPIfG.