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Walter Richard Heinz

Walter Richard Heinz, German sociology educator. Member R.C. Alienation, International Sociological Association (board directors 1986-2001), American Sociological Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Soziologie.

Background

  • Heinz, Walter Richard was born on November 21, 1939 in Munich, Germany. Son of Walter and Dorothea (Schwarz) Heinz.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Munich University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, Regensburg University, Federal Republic Germany, 1969.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Department Sociology, University Munich, 1964-1965. With Department Sociology, University California, Berkeley, 1965-1966. Research associate, Harkness Fellow Department Social Relations, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967.

      Assistant professor Department Sociology, University Regensburg, 1967-1972. Visiting professor Department Sociology, University Minnesota, 1971. Professor sociology Department Social Sciences, University Bremen, Federal Republic Germany, since 1972.

      Visiting professor Department Anthropology, Sociology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1982-1983. Fellow Netherlands Institute Advanced Study, Wassenaar, The Netherlands, since 1989. Vice president for research Bremen University, 1984-1986, director Graduate School Social Science, 2002-2004.

      Chairman Collaborative Research Programme "Status Passages and Social Risks in the Life Course", Bremen, since 1988. Visiting professor Life Course Center, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1992. Noted scholar University British Columbia, Vancouver, 1992.

      Distinguished visiting professor University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1995. Visiting chair for European and German Studies, University Toronto, Canada, 1995-1996. Director International Organization for Standardization-Research Institute of Social Opportunities, Cologne, 1998-2004.

    Works

    Membership

    Member R.C. Alienation, International Sociological Association (board directors 1986-2001), American Sociological Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Soziologie.

    Connections

    • Married Eva C. Drust, 1965. Children: Oliver, Nina.
    • father: Walter Heinz
    • mother: Dorothea (Schwarz) Heinz
    • spouse: Eva C. Drust
    • children: Oliver Heinz
    • Nina Heinz
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    Born November 21, 1939
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    • 1964
      Munich University
    • 1969
      Regensburg University
    • 1964 - 1965
      Assistant, professor Department Sociology
    • 1965 - 1966
      with Department Sociology
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1967
      research associate, Department Social Relations
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1967
      Harkness Fellow, Department Social Relations
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1967 - 1972
      assistant, professor Department Sociology
    • 1971
      visiting professor, Department Sociology
    • 1972
      professor, sociology Department Social Sciences
    • 1982 - 1983
      visiting professor, Department Anthropology
      Vancouver, Washington, United States
    • 1989
      fellow, Netherlands Institute Advanced Study
      Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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