European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Siegwart M. Lindenberg

Department of Sociology / ICS
University of Groningen
Grote Rozenstrasse 31
NL-9712 TG Groningen
The Netherlands


Prof. Dr. Siegwart M. Lindenberg

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Siegwart Lindenberg, Ph.D. (Harvard), is Professor of Cognitive Sociology in the Department of Sociology and the Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS), University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. His interests lie in the development, test and application of theories of “social rationality” that deal with the influence of the social environment on social behavior via its influence on cognitive and motivational processes (goal-framing), especially on the satisfaction of need-related goals and on processes of self-regulation.