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Prof. Dr. h.c. Jutta Allmendinger, Ph.D.

Jutta Allmendinger is President of the WZB Berlin Social Science Center and Professor of Sociology of Education
and Labor Market Research at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. From 1992 to 2007, she was Professor at LMU
München and, from 2003 to 2007, she served as head of the Federal Employment Agency’s Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nürnberg. She obtained her PhD from Harvard University and earned her habilitation degree at Freie Universität Berlin.

Jutta Allmendinger‘s latest book, Die Vertrauensfrage. Für eine neue Politik des Zusammenhalts (together with Jan Wetzel, Berlin, 2020), shows the importance of mutual trust as the "glue" of society, and outlines political solutions for restoring a viable foundation of trust. Other books include Das Land, in dem wir leben wollen. Wie die Deutschen sich ihre Zukunft vorstellen (München, 2017), Schulaufgaben. Wie wir das Bildungssystem verändern müssen, um unseren Kindern gerecht zu werden (München, 2012) and Frauen auf dem Sprung. Wie junge Frauen heute leben wollen (München, 2009).

Jutta Allmendinger is member of the CAS Research Group "Relationships in Transition: Normative Challenges" of Prof. Dr. Monika Betzler.