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researcher , Social sciences educator

Claus Wendt, German social sciences educator, researcher. Recipient Ruprecht Karls prize, University Heidelberg, 2003; Research grant, German Research Foundation, Hans-Boeckler-Foundation, Commonwealth Fund and Robert-Bosch Foundation.

Background

Wendt, Claus was born on April 16, 1968 in Neumuenster, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Son of Juergen and Brigitte Wendt.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Heidelberg University, Germany, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, Heidelberg University, Germany, 2003.

Career

Research fellow Heidelberg University, 1996—1997, lecturer, 1999—2003. Research fellow Danish National Institute Social Research, Copenhagen, 1997—1998, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, 1998, Roskilde University, Denmark, 1998—1999. Senior researcher Bremen University, Germany, 2003.

Project director senior researcher Mannheim University, MZES, Germany, since 2005. Consultant World Health Organization, Copenhagen, 1997.

Membership

Member of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Humboldt Network, Research Committee Sociology of Health, Remote Control 15/ Industry Standard Architecture, Research Committee Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy, Remote Control 19/ Industry Standard Architecture, German Sociological Association, International Sociological Association.

Interests

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Connections

Married Sabine Kubesch. Children: David Claus, Jonas Merlin.

father:
Juergen Wendt

mother:
Brigitte Wendt

spouse:
Sabine Kubesch

child:
David Claus Wendt

child:
Jonas Merlin Wendt