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Stephan Christian Leibfried

Stephan Christian Leibfried, German social sciences educator, administrator. Foundation Volkswagen grantee, 1993-1994. Member German Sociological Organization (chairman social policy association 1987-1991).


  • Leibfried, Stephan Christian was born on February 1, 1944 in Göttingen, Germany. Son of Günther and Ilse (Meyerhoff) Leibfried.

  • Education

    • 1st Law Exam, University Berlin, 1969. 2d Law Exam, University Berlin, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bremen, Germany, 1972.


    • Professor University Bremen, since 1974, co-director Center for Social Policy Research, since 1988. Co-director National Science Foundation German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) approved Special Research Unit on Status Passage and Social Risks, Bremen University, 1987-2001. Visiting professor various universities in the United States and England.


    • Author: Time and Poverty, 1999, Welfare State Futures, 2001, Limits to Globalization in the Age of Welfare Democracies, 2001.


    Member German Sociological Organization (chairman social policy association 1987-1991).


    • father: Günther Leibfried
    • mother: Ilse (Meyerhoff) Leibfried
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    Born February 1, 1944
    (age 73)
    • 1969
      University Berlin
    • 1974
      University Berlin
    • 1972
      University Bremen
    • 1974
      Professor, University Bremen
    • 1988
      Professor, University Bremen