Stefan Beljean is a sociologist and works as a senior researcher in the research area of "Academic Change" at INCHER. After studying sociology and philosophy at the University of Konstanz, Stefan earned his PhD at the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. After positions at the Science Center for Social Research Berlin and the University of Heidelberg (Max Weber Institute for Sociology), he has started working at INCHER in Kassel in March 2024. In the research area of “Academic Change” he will work on a research project on the rise of higher education marketing.