Stefanie Hiss

Department of Sociology, University of Jena, Germany

Stefanie Hiss is Professor of economic sociology/sociology of financial markets at the University of Jena, Germany, and was a visiting scholar at the Minda de Gunzberg Center for European Studies atHarvard University from January to July 2012. As a Schumpeter fellow funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, she heads the Junior Research Group "Sustainability and Financial Markets." Additionally, Professor Hiss is working on a research project on corporations and gender. She is also a member of the Junge Akademie of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences. In 2005, she received her PhD from the University of Bamberg. In her dissertation, she dealt with the question of why corporations act socially responsible. Her research interests focus on sustainability (socially responsible investment, corporate social responsibility) and financial markets (credit, rating).

Stefanie Hiss