Dr. Andreas Folkers
Haus E, Raum 216
Andreas is a post-doc researcher at the Institute for Sociology. He is currently employed at the chair for “Allgemeinen Gesellschaftsvergleich” and in his collaborative research project “Symbiotic Collectives” funded by the Volkswagen-Foundation. He completed his PhD in Sociology at the Goethe-University Frankfurt in 2017 where he worked as a research associate at the sociology department (2011-2018). He was fellow at the Max-Weber-Centre (Erfurt University) in 2018 and a visiting scholar at the New School University, New York in 2013. He works on security, biopolitics, energy/environment, and infrastructure drawing on diverse research traditions in the social sciences and social theory. He is author of a monograph and numerous articles that have been published in journals such as Theory, Culture & Society, Soziale Welt, EPD: Society and Space, Economy and Society.