Prof. Dr. Knut PetzoldMethods of Empirical Social Research
Zittau/Goerlitz University of Applied Sciences
knut.petzold (at) hszg.de
Knut Petzold is a sociologist with expertise in social stratification, sociological action theory, and sociological research methods with a specific focus on research designs and causal inference. His current research interest covers topics including higher education and work, mobility and migration, ethnic discrimination, social norms, and the validation of survey experiments.
He holds a doctoral degree in sociology (summa cum laude) from the University of Leipzig and received a habilitation (postdoctoral graduation) from the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. At present, he is affiliated as Professor in Methods of Empirical Social Research at the Zittau/Goerlitz University of Applied Sciences.
News:Session on Factorial Surveys and Choice Experiments at the 40th Congress of the German Sociological Association, TU Berlin, September 2020 (together with Hawal Shamon)
New article: Heterogeneous Effects of Graduates’ International Mobility on Employers’ Hiring Intentions - Experimental Evidence from Germany. Higher Education, 10.1007/s10734-020-00524-3
New position: Professor (W2) in Methods of Empirical Social Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Zittau/Goerlitz University of Applied Sciences
Prize for the best habilitation thesis 2019, donated by the Eichstätter Universitätsgesellschaft
Last update: September 2020