Curriculum Vitae of Univ. Prof. i.R. Mag. Dr. Max Preglau

(per September 30, 2018)


Personal Data


Date of Birth:

March 28, 1951

Place of Birth:

Vienna, Austria/ Europe






Secondary school (Humanist Gymnasium) in Vienna, Austria

1970 -1974

Master-Study of Social and Economic Sciences, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration


Doctoral Study of Social and Economic Sciences (Sociology), Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration


Post Graduate Study at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna


Habilitation in Sociology (University of Innsbruck)

Career History


1991 – 2016

Professor of Sociology (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Sep – Dec 2015

Jan – June 2011

Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professor for Austria and American Studies at the Department of Government of the UT at Austin/ TX (USA)

Distinguished Austrian Visting Chair Professor at The Europe Center of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Relations, Stanford University, Stanford, CA (USA)

Sep. 2006 – June 2007

Schumpeter-Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (WCFIA), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (USA)

1991-2001, 2003 – 2006

Director of the Institute of Sociology, University of Innsbruck

1985 -1991

Associate Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Innsbruck


Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Innsbruck

International Teaching and Research Activities

Visiting Professor at Shanghai University, Shanghai/China (June 2017)

Guest Lectures at Okan University, Istanbul/ Turkey (2010)

Guest Lectures at the Universities of Minnesota (2006/07 and 2011), New Orleans and Notre Dame/ USA (2006/07)

Visiting Professor at the Universities of Trento (Italy) and the International School of Tourism in Brunico/ Bruneck (Italy) (1991 – 2005)

Direction of and participation in several research projects sponsered by the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research, SCASSS and the EU


Books (author or editor):

Book chapters:

Articles in reviewed journals:

Research reports:






Oesterreichische Gesellschaft fuer Soziologie (Austrian Sociological Association),

Oesterreichische Gesellschaft fuer Geschlechterforschung (Gender Studies Association Austria),

European Sociological Association.

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