Lindenberg, Siegwart

Siegwart Michael Lindenberg was born in Munich in 1941 and educated in both Germany and the United States, receiving an MA in sociology from the Mannheim School of Economics in 1966 and a PhD in sociology from Harvard in 1971. His first faculty position was assistant professor of sociology at Princeton from 1969 to 1973. He then moved to Groningen University, where he is currently professor of sociology. While at Groningen University, he cofounded and codirected the Interuniversity Center for Social Science theory and Methodology (ICS), a major research graduate education center focusing on developing and extending formal social theory, and making that theory relevant to public policy issues.

The range of Lindenberg's work is broad, including macro-social analyses of revolts and social revolutions, the role ...

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