Margaret Archer#


Margaret Archer
Email:margaret.archer 'at' epfl.ch
Membership Number:1439
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:SOCIAL SCIENCES
Username:marcher
Elected:1993
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1979 - present Professor at University of Warwick
  • 1973 - 1979 Reader at University of Warwick
  • 1966 - 1973 Lecturer at University of Reading
  • 1964 - 1966 Supervisor at Christ's College, Cambridge
  • 1967 - Ph.D. at London School of Economics at University of London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Comparative and historical development of social institutions
  • Constitutive of ‘social structure’
  • Elaboration of my ‘Morphogenetic Approach’ as a theoretical framework for practical use in substantive institutional investigations
  • Prospects for the transformation of late Modernity into a fully morphogenetic global society

Honours and Awards
  • 1994 Founder Member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences
  • Member of European Amalfi Prize Scientific Committee
  • Member of Academia Europea
  • Member of (Austrian) Wittgenstein Prize Committee
  • Member of Presidential Nominating Committee and World Congress Programme Committee of the International Sociological Association

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