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Richard Friedrich Muench

Richard Friedrich Muench, German sociology educator. Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Soziologie, American Sociological Association, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Muench, Richard Friedrich was born on May 13, 1945 in Niefern, Germany. Son of Richard F. and Lisa A. (Issel) Muench.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant University Augsburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1970-1974. Associate professor University Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, 1974-1976. Professor sociology Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf, Germany, 1976-1995, Otto-Friedrich-U. Bamberg, Germany, since 1995.

      Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1985, 86, 88, 89.

    Works

    • The Ethics of Modernity
    • Based on intensive, long-term study, this comparative book traces the role of ethics in the formation of modernity in four Western nations (the US, Britain, France, and Germany).

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Soziologie, American Sociological Association, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Petra Mittendorf. 2 children.
    • father: Richard F. Muench
    • mother: Lisa A. (Issel) Muench
    • spouse: Petra Mittendorf
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    Born May 13, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1969
      University Heidelberg
    • 1971
      University Heidelberg
    • 1970 - 1974
      Assistant, University Augsburg
    • 1974 - 1976
      associate, professor University Cologne
    • 1976 - 1995
      professor, sociology Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf
      Germany
    • 1995
      professor, sociology Heinrich-Heine-University Duesseldorf
      Germany