University of Duisburg-Essen

Institute for Socio-Economics

Paul Marx

Curriculum Vitae



Academic positions


12/2017 Professor of Political Science and Socio-Economics, University of Duisburg-Essen


01/2016 Professor (MSO) in Comparative Political Sociology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense


06/2014 Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense


12/2011 Assistant Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense


07/2011 Senior Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn


10/2008 Resident Research Affiliate, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn





07/2011 Dr. rer. pol., University of Cologne


12/2008 Diplom (M.Sc.) in Political Science, Free University of Berlin


06/2005 Vordiplom (B.A.) in Political Science, Marburg University



Grants and awards


2018 Research project commissioned by the European Parliament „A single labour contract as a tool to fight dualism and foster job creation“ with Andrea Broughton, Paul de Beer, Werner Eichhorst and Daphné Valsamis (40'000 EUR)


2017-2022 Grant from North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of Culture and Science to establish a research group on "The influence of socio-economic problems on political integration" as part of NRW-Rückkehrerprogramm (1'250'000 EUR)


2014 Best-paper award of Council for European Studies' Political Economy and Welfare Network (with Patrick          Emmenegger and Dominik Schraff)


2012-2014 Carlsberg Foundation postdoctoral grant for research project “The political preferences of temporary workers” (150'000 EUR)