Prof. Dr. Torsten H. Voigt

  Prof. Dr. Torsten H. Voigt Copyright: Peter Winandy

Dr. Torsten H. Voigt has been Professor of Technology and Diversity at the RWTH Aachen Institute of Sociology since September 2018. His key research areas include the many-faceted interdependencies of technology and diversity, particularly in the areas of medicine, forensics, and neuroscience.


Born October 13, 1979 in Berlin.


2000 to 2005 Studied Sociology, Political Science, and Social Psychology at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Diploma
2010 Doctoral Degree in Sociology at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main


2010 to 2013 Research Associate in the Social Sciences area of inquiry at Goethe University with a focus on Biotechnology, the Environment and Society
2013 to 2014 Research Associate at the Institutes of Sociology and European Ethnology at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2014 to 2018 Junior Professor of Sociology, insbesondere soziale Probleme und soziale Kontrolle
2015 to 2018 Marie Curie Fellow an der University of California, Berkeley (USA)


Family: married
Free time: outdoor activities – particularly running, hiking, biking, skiing, sailing