Wolfgang Lehmann, Professor
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;
- Lehmann, Wolfgang. 2019. "Forms of Capital in Working-Class Students' Transition from University to Employment." Journal of Education and Work 32(4): 347-359.
- Lehmann, Wolfgang. 2016. Education and Society: Canadian Perspectives. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press.
- Lehmann, Wolfgang and Alison Taylor. 2015. "On the Role of Habitus and Field in Apprenticeships." Work, Employment and Society 29(4): 607-623.
- Lehmann, Wolfgang. 2014. "Habitus Transformation and Hidden Injuries: Successful Working-class University Students." Sociology of Education 87(1): 1-15.
- Lehmann, Wolfgang. 2012. "Working-class students, habitus, and the development of student roles: A Canadian Case Study." British Journal of Sociology of Education 33(4): 527-546.