Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Böschen

Chair of Society and Technology | Faculty of Arts and Humanities | RWTH Aachen University



  • Changing societies & economies

Prior to this senior research scientist and group leader for the area “knowledge society and knowledge politics“ at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) at KIT. Training in Chemical Engineering (Diploma), PhD and Habiliation in Sociology.

Special interests

sociology of science and technology, risk research technology assessment, theory of modern societies.

Running projects
„ComplexEthics“ (BMBF, 2017-2020)

„Forschungscampus Flexible Elektrische Netze (FEN): DC-Sozio-Ökonomik“ (BMBF, 2020-2025)

„Corona Divides“ (VW Stiftung, 2021-2022).


Böschen, S.; Legris, M.; Pfersdorf, S.; Stahl, B.C. (2020): Identity Politics: Participatory Research and Its Challenges Related to Social and Epistemic Control, In: Social Epistemology 34:4, 382-394.

Böschen, S. (2016): Hybride Wissensregime. Skizze einer soziologischen Feldtheorie. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Böschen S.; Groß, M.; Krohn, W. (Hrsg.; 2017): Experimentelle
Gesellschaft. Das Experiment als wissensgesellschaftliches Dispositiv. Baden-Baden: Nomos/Sigma (Reihe Gesellschaft – Technik – Umwelt, Neue Folge 19).

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