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Wolfgang Lehmann

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Wolfgang Lehmann, Professor

Assistant Dean, Student Experience, Faculty of Social Science
Ph.D Sociology, University of Alberta

Wolfgang Lehmann is Professor and Undergraduate Chair in the Department of Sociology at Western University. The focus of his work is on the role of social class and how it relates to inequalities experienced in education and subsequent transitions to work. He has authored Choosing to Labour? School-Work Transitions and Social Class (McGill-Queen’s University Press) and edited Education and Society: Canadian Perspectives (Oxford University Press).

Areas of Specialization

  • Social inequality
  • Social class
  • Sociology of work
  • Sociology of education
  • Higher education
  • Vocational education
  • School-work transitions
  • Qualitative methods

Selected Publications