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archivist , Geneticist , politician , writer , Esperantist

Volkmar Weiss, German geneticist. Certified privatdozent 1992; facultas docendi University Leipzig, 1991. Cofounder political party Deutsche Soziale Union, Leipzig, 1989—1990; Member of Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft genealogischer Verbände(vorstand) (medal honor international organization 1998).

Background

Weiss, Volkmar was born on May 23, 1944 in Zwickau, Saxony, Germany. Son of Heinz Weiss and Anita Heyn.

Education

Doctor rerum naturalium habilitatus, University Leipzig, 1972. Doctor philosophy habilitatus, Humboldt-Universität Berlin, 1992.

Career

He is mostly known for his controversial thesis that biological intelligence is fixed to social class and for co-founding the German Social Union. In his controversial book Deutschland schafft sich ab Thilo Sarrazin refers to and uses Weiss' arguments to support his own conclusions in ch. 8. \r\nNouvelle École\r\nMankind Quarterly.

Achievements

  • Certified privatdozent 1992. Facultas docendi University Leipzig, 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Politics

Christian Democratic Union, German Social Union.

Membership

Cofounder political party Deutsche Soziale Union, Leipzig, 1989—1990. Member of Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft genealogischer Verbände(vorstand) (medal honor international organization 1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, botany.

Connections

Married Rosemarie Busch. Children: Harald, Cornelia Weiss-Haljiti, Clarissa Dägelmann.

father:
Heinz Weiss

mother:
Anita Heyn

spouse:
Rosemarie Busch

children:
Harald Weiss

Cornelia Weiss-Haljiti Weiss

Clarissa Dägelmann Weiss