Prof. Neil Fligstein
Neil Fligstein was a visiting researcher at the reseach unit "Inequality and Social Policy" in March 2013. During his stay he gave a lecture on "Sucker Punched by the Invisible Hand: The Spread of the Worldwide Financial Crisis, 2007-2010" which was part of the newly established lecture series The WZB Distinguished Lecture in Social Sciences.
Neil Fligstein is the Class of 1939 Chancellor's Professor at the University of California Berkeley. In addition to a sociology professor, he is also the Director of the Center for Culture, Organization and Politics at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.
For more information please see his website.