Matthias Duller

Academic Rank: 
Research Fellow

Matthias Duller is a historical sociologist and a recipient of an APART-GSK Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in the Department of History at Central European University. His research has focused on the institutional and political history of the social sciences in Cold War Europe, comparing developments East and West of the Iron Curtain. His current habilitation project studies the effects of American fellowship programs for social scientists from Communist Eastern Europe from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Past fellowships and positions

Research fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society (IAS-STS), Graz University of Technology. March 2019 – March 2020

Botstiber Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University, Budapest. October 2018 – February 2019 

Advanced Academia Fellowship for International Scholars, Centre for Advanced Study Sofia. March – June 2018

Grant-in-Aid. Rockefeller Archive Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY. October – November 2016

Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Graz (courses taught: philosophy of the social sciences, classical sociology, sociological theory, empirical social research, social studies of science). 2014-2020

Research associate, Department of Sociology, University of Graz, various projects, 2012-2018
JoinEU-SEE scholarship, University of Zadar. October 2011 – July 2012


PhD sociology, University of Graz, 2017
MA Southeast European history, University of Graz and Babeș-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca (Joint Degree), 2011
BA sociology, University of Graz, 2009

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