Patrick Witzak Doctoral Researcher at the Chair of Sociology with focus on Comparative Sociology
Patrick Witzak is doctoral researcher at the Chair of Sociology with focus on Comparative Sociology (Prof. Dr. Sigrid Quack) and holds a doctoral scholarship from the Hans-Böckler-Foundation. In his research, he focuses on processes of juridification in the field of transnational labour regulation and the role of legal professionals and transnational activist networks within these processes. As part of his research, he was a visiting researcher at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Universitat de València (Prof. Dr. José-Manuel Rodríguez Victoriano) and at the School of Management and Labor Relations of Rutgers University (Prof. Tobias Schulze-Cleven Ph.D.).
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Duisburg-Essen with focus on organisation, work, and social structure. He completed the Master of Arts in Sociology with focus on comparative studies in society and transnationalisation at the University of Duisburg-Essen with a Hans-Böckler-Foundation scholarship.