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Thomas S. Eberle

title Prof. Dr.
name Thomas S. Eberle
institute Institute of Sociology (SFS)
address SfS-HSG, Büro 50-211, Tigerbergstrasse 2, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 2929
e-mail
homepage www.sfs.unisg.ch
publications papers (106)
School SHSS - School of Humanities and Social Sciences
university status professor
position Co-Director of the Institute of Sociology of the University St Gallen
main focuses Sociology of communication, organization, culture, time and knowledge as well as social theory and methodology.
fields of research sociological methodology and qualitative social research
phenomenological sociology of knowledge
further fields of... cultural sociology
sociology of communication
ethnomethodology
sociology of organization
former positions Vice-president of The European Sociological Association (ESA)
(2007-2011); President of the Swiss Sociological Association (SSA) (1998-2005);
member of The Social Science Policy Council (SSPC) (2000-2005); guest professor
at the University of Constance and the University of Vienna; regular lectureship
at the University of Basel, and lectureship at the University of Zürich; adviser
of the DFG-project "build-up of an international open-access-document
server for the social sciences (SSOAR)" (2008-2012); member of the Board
of Directors of the American Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology
(AACS) (2002-2008);







member
of the steering committee and expert group of the Swiss National Science
Foundation’s priority program "Future Switzerland" (1998-2004) Visiting Research Associate at the University of
California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) (1994); Visiting Scholar at UCSB (1980-1982).

 
awards John-Latsis-Award for outstanding scientific achievements (1984); Amicitia-Award for the best doctorate in economic sciences at the University of St. Gallen (1984).
affiliations Senior Board member and former chair of the Research Network
"Qualitative Methods" (since 2001), and board member and former chair of the
Research Network "Sociology of Culture" of the European Sociological
Association (ESA) (since 2005).

Regular Memberships: Swiss Sociological Association (SSA), American
Sociological Association (ASA), German Sociological Association (GSA), European
Sociological Association (ESA), International Sociological Association (ISA),
Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS, U.S.), Academy of
Management,

Association of the Swiss
university lecturers.

 
editorial board Member
of the scientific advisory board of the Forum Qualitative Social Research (FQS) (since 2003); Editorial Board Member of Schutzian Research (since 2007).
additional inform... Sociological practice: seminars, workshops and consulting for public administrations and private-sector companies in the realms of leadership, communication, intercultural management, conflict management, project management, teambuilding, organisational development, personality development, time management and self-management.