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history professor

Juergen Kocka, German history professor. Member American Academy Arts and Sciences (honorary foreign), Academia Europaea, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Turin Academy of Sciences (foreign).

Background

Kocka, Juergen was born on April 19, 1941 in Haindorf, Germany. Son of Josef and Elisabeth (Worf) Kocka.

Education

Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Free University, Berlin, 1968. Hab., University Muenster, Germany, 1972.

Dr HC, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, 1988. Dr HC, University Uppsala, Sweden, 2000. Dr HC, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2003.

Career

Assistant professor modern history University Muenster, 1968-1973. University professor social history University Bielefeld, Germany, 1973-1988. Professor history Free University, Berlin, since 1988.

Permanent fellow Wissenschaftskolleg-Institute Advanced Study, 1991-2000. President Social Science Center, 2001—2007, research professor, since 2007. Vice president Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, since 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous books. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Academy Arts and Sciences (honorary foreign), Academia Europaea, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (honorary), Turin Academy of Sciences (foreign).

Connections

Married Urte Kocka, 1967.

father:
Josef Kocka

mother:
Elisabeth (Worf) Kocka

spouse:
Urte Kocka