The President of GESIS

Prof. Dr. Christof Wolf is the President of GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and Full Professor of Social Stratification Analysis at the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim.

Prof. Dr. Wolf joined GESIS in November 2004 as Scientific Director the department Monitoring Society and Social Change and took over the Vice-presidency in December 2009. Since June 2015 he is Acting President of GESIS.

His main research areas are

  • Analysis of Social Structure
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Medical Sociology
  • Social Networks
  • Methodological Research

Assistence: Margit Bäck