Prof. Dr. Roger Berger

Prof. Dr. Roger Berger


Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15, Room 4105
04107 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-35691
Fax: +49 341 97-35669


Study of Sociology, Modern History and Economic History at the Universities of Bern, Basel and Leipzig. Ph.D. (Dr. rer.pol.) in Sociology at the University of Leipzig. Habilitation in Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.

Since 2011 professor for Sociology and Methodology at the University of Leipzig.

Research interests are methodology and methods of empirical social research, especially experimental designs, causal analysis and the foundations of social cooperation.

Selected recent Publications.

- M. Sarközi, St. Jütersonke, S. Banisch, R. Berger and St. Poppe. 2022: The effects of social feedback on private opinions. Empirical evidence from the laboratory. PLoS ONE 17(1): e0274903.

- L. Bösch and R. Berger. 2019: Explaining Fairness: Results from an Experiment in Guinea. Human Nature.

- F. Bader, B. Baumeister, R. Berger and M.Keuschnigg. 2019: On the Transportability of Laboratory Results. Sociological Methods and Research. 1-30.