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  • October 2018: Günter Stummvoll and Bruce C Wearne have published a book on Talcott Parsons Dr.Phil Thesis introduced and translated in Engslish: "Der Kapitalismus bei Sombart und Max Weber" (1927)
  • July 2018: Günter Stummvoll has won funding from the programme ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnerships to co-ordinate a project for the development of a co-education training package for social workers and police liaison officers (SWaPOL - Social Work and Policing)
  • June 2017: Günter Stummvoll has given a keynote-speech at the "First Academic Conference on Urban Security and Urban Development" at the Faculty of Architecture at the Univeresity of Belgrade, Serbia. Topic: "the Ladder of Abstraction in Urban Security"
  • March 2017: Günter Stummvoll has started a new job at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research in Vienna.
    1. I am working on the EU-project "EPPIC - Exchanging Prevention Practices on Polydrug Use among Youth in Criminal Justice Systems" funded by the 3rd Health Programme of the European Commission.
    2. I have prepared a project-proposal for funding from the EU ERASMUS+ Programme "Strategic Partnerships in Vocational Education": "Bildungskooperation: Soziale und Polizeiliche Präventionsarbeit" (Deadline 31. March 2017).
  • March - June 2017: Günter Stummvoll is teaching two seninars at the Department of Sociology, Vienna University: "Deviance and Social Control" and "Research Design for Bachelor Theses"

Short Biography of Günter Stummvoll (Dr.Phil)

Work experience:

  • 2017-    : Researcher at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Reserach, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2014-2016: Researcher at the Insitute mediacult - International research Institute for Media, Communication and Cultural Development, Vienna, Austria.
  • 2015-        : Lecturer ('Reading Classics in Sociology', 'Sociology of Trust' and 'Communities in Society') at the Department of Sociology at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2011-        : Lecturer ('Deviance and Social Control') at the Department of Sociology at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 1010-        : Lecturer ('Crime Prevention and Urban Development', 'Reserach Methodology') at Danube University Krems, Austria
  • 2010-2012: Social Scientist at the Department of Building and Environment, Danube University Krems, Austria
  • 2008-2010: European 'Marie Curie Research Fellow' at the Centre for Criminological Research, Keele University, UK
  • 2007-2008: Lecturer at the University of Applied Science St. Pölten, Austria
  • 2004-2008: Researcher at the Institute for the Sociology of Law and Criminology (Institut für Rechts- und Kriminalsoziologie IRKS), Vienna, Austria
  • 2003-2004: Research assistant at the Department of Sociology, Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna, Austria
  • 1998-2001: Research assistant at the Department of Traffic Psychology, Austrian Road Safety Board (KfV), Vienna, Austria

Academic education:

  • 2003: Doctoral degree in sociology (Dr.Phil) at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2000-2002: Post-graduate training in social science at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna
  • 1999: Masters degree in sociology at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Social Science and Economics 
  • 1996-1997: Study abroad (sociology) at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1988-1991: Study of architecture at the Technical University in Vienna (1st section) 

Additional training:

  • 2012: Project Management for Research Projects; Roland Gareis GmbH, Vienna, Austria
  • 2009: Crime Prevention Design Advisor, National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA), Harrogate, UK
  • 2008: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Advisor, International Security Management and Crime Prevention Institute (ISMCPI), Calgary, Canada


Curriculum Vitae:  CV_Günter Stummvoll_europass-en.pdf (4065393)