Assistant de recherche et d'enseignement
Research and teaching assistant
Stefan Heeb is currently in the fifth and last year of his assistantship and his PhD project.
He holds a BA in Sociology (2004-2008), a BA in Philosophy and Russian Studies (2005-2010), and a BA in Japanese and Chinese Studies (2008-2018) from the University of Geneva, as well as an MA in Asian Studies (2008-2010 – thesis on Confucian moral philosophy) from the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, Geneva, and the University of Geneva.
In 2015/16 and in the summer of 2018, he was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Institute of Social Science at the University of Tokyo, and in the spring semester 2018 a Visiting Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany.
Teaching (academic year 2018/19):
T105006 (automne) Séminaire d'introduction à la sociologie
T205002 (printemps) Séminaire d'approfondissement en sociologie B: Capitalisme contemporain et institutions socio-économiques au Japon
T205041 (automne) Epistémologie des sciences sociales (Prof. Cornelia Hummel)
T405237 (printemps) Méthodes qualitatives avancées (Prof. Claudine Burton-Jeangros)
Other interests and skills:
Stefan is co-founder and president of the committee of the Swiss think tank Pro Ethica – think tank en sciences morales. Pro Ethica (a non-profit association recognized by the Canton of Geneva) is mainly concerned with research and vulgarization in the fields of applied and normative ethics (www.proethica.ch).