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Department of Political Science

Thomas Kurer

Thomas Kurer, Prof. Dr.

  • Assistant Professor / Assistenzprofessor
+41 44 634 58 38
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Curriculum vitae

Thomas Kurer is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Zurich and part of the University Research Priority Program (URPP) "Equality of Opportunity". His research focuses on the political implications of occupational change and the transformation of social hierarchies in post-industrial societies. His current projects focus on the role of new technologies, social mobility, and labor market risks. Thomas holds a PhD in political science from the University of Zurich and was previously a Berggruen-Weatherhead Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University and a research group leader at the Cluster of Excellence "Politics of Inequality" at the University of Konstanz.

Research area

Research Focus

Labor Markets, Occupational Change, Digitalization and Automation, Social Mobility, Political Behavior

Transversal research priorities at the IPZ

  • Politics and Inequality
  • Digitalization


V-Nr Course Start / End Date Lecturers Room
from 21 Feb 2024
to 29 May 2024
Wed 14:00-15:45, 29.5.: 14:15-15:45 Thomas Christian Kurer see details

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