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Sophie Mützel

Visiting Scholar 2011-2012


Sophie Mützel

Mützel is a senior researcher at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) and holds a PhD from Columbia University. Her current research interests center on how newness emerges from small, social configurations in a variety of settings. Her research fields are economic and cultural sociology as well as sociological theory. She co-edited Relationale Soziologie: Zur kulturellen Wende der Netzwerkforschung (2010). She also published in Quality & Quantity, Current Sociology, and Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, among others. Mützel is currently writing a book-length study on the emergence of a new market for pharmaceutical products. Mützel will be in residence at CES from February through April 2012.

This information is accurate for the time period that the scholar is affiliated with CES.


  • Visiting Scholar 2011-2012, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University