The Board of Directors manages the Kohli Foundation. It is composed of the Chair, Prof. Martin Kohli, and the Deputy Chair, Dr. Isabell Stamm. The Board of Directors strategically plans and implements the programs of the Kohli Foundation for Sociology. The work of the Board of Directors is supported by a foundation officer and a student assistant.

Martin Kohli is the founder of the Kohli Foundation for Sociology. He is Emeritus Professor for Sociology at the European University Institute (EUI) in Fiesole/Florence and Professor a.D. at the Free University of Berlin.

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Isabell Stamm is group leader at the Max-Planck-Institute for die Study of Societies. Her research focuses on the family embeddedness of German capitalism, norms and practices of transgenerational transfer, concentration of ownership in the wealth elite, and collaborative methods. After receiving her doctorate from the Free University in Berlin, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California Berkeley and head of a Freigeist-Research Group at the Technical University Berlin.

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Johanna Häring

Johanna Häring supports the Kohli Foundation for Sociology as a foundation officer. She received her M.A. in cultural studies from Leipzig University and has since worked as a researcher in the fields of social inequality, youth research and norms and normality.

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Thomas Ausserfeld

Thomas Ausserfeld works as student assistant for the Kohli Foundation for Sociology. He is a master student in the social sciences at the Humboldt University Berlin. He specializes in sociological theory, economic sociology and sociology of law.

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