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Susanne Vogl

Prof. Dr.

Head of Department Sowi IV
Institute for Social Sciences
Department of Sociology and Social Research Methods


Seidenstr. 36
70174 Stuttgart
Room: 4.001

Office Hours

on appointment by E-Mail


Area of Research:
Sociology and Research Methods

Thematic Priority:
Methodological research; qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research; interviews; integrating methods; sociology of deviant behavior; sociology of childhood, adolescence and family

Field of Work:
Susanne Vogl focusses on social science research methodology beyond paradigmatic boundaries. She engages with theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of research methods as well as their applicability. By critically reflecting on research practice, she advances research methodology and stimulates discussion on best practice. Her substantive fields of research include social inequality, deviant behaviour, young people, family, and the life course.

Key Publications

Vogl, S. (2023) Mixed Methods Longitudinal Research (MMLR). Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 24(1), Art. 21.

Malschinger, P., Vogl, S., & Schels, B. (2023) Drop in, drop out, or stay on: Patterns and predictors of panel attrition among young people. Österreichische Zeitschrift Für Soziologie, 48(3), 427–450.

Vogl, S. (2022) Gruppendiskussionen. Baur, N.; Blasius, J. (eds.) Handbuch Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung. 3rd ed. Springer. pp. 913-919.

Vogl, S. (2019) Integrating and Consolidating Data in Mixed Methods Data Analysis: Examples from Focus Group Data with Children. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 13(4), 536-554.

Vogl, S. (2019) Schmidt, E.-M.; Zartler, U.: Triangulating Perspectives: Ontology and Epistemology in Qualitative Multiple Perspective Research. International Journal of Social Research Methodology. 22(6), 611-624.

Vogl, S. (2013) Telephone versus Face-to-Face Interviews: Mode Effect on Semi-Structured Interviews with Children. In: Sociological Methodology 43(1), 138-182.

List of publications (Susanne Vogl)

Susanne Vogl is a Full Professor for Sociology and quantitative and qualitative social science research methods at the University of Stuttgart. She has previously held appointments at the Department of Sociology and the Department of Education at the University of Vienna.  She has also worked at the Austrian Institute for Family Studies, the University of West of England in Bristol (UK), the KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, the TU Berlin and the Ludwig Boltzmann-Institute for Health Promotion Research (LBIHPR, Vienna). She got her Diploma in Sociology (2005) and her PhD (2012) at the University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. In 2021, she received her venia docendi (Habilitation) at the University of Vienna

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