Jonas Radl

Research & Institution

Institutional Contact

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Department of Social Sciences

Calle de Madrid 126, 28903 Getafe, Spain


Jonas Radl is Associate Professor of Sociology and “Ramón y Cajal” Fellow at the Department of Social Sciences of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid as well as member of the Carlos III-Juan March Institute of Social Sciences (IC3JM). Since March 2018, he is the Principal Investigator of the research project “Effort and Social Inequality” (EFFORT), funded by a Starting Grant by the European Research Council, and he leads a Research Group at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center related to this interdisciplinary project. His research focuses on the relationship between social stratification and the life course. Representing the Spanish State Research Agency (AEI), Jonas Radl is furthermore a member of the Network Board of the transnational funders network NORFACE and of the General Assembly of the Joint Programming Initiative "More Years Better Lives"

Awards & Affiliations


“Premio Julián Marías” 2018, Community of Madrid

“Friends of the WZB Award” 2017, WZB Social Science Center Berlin

“la Caixa” Prize in Social Sciences 2013, LaCaixa Foundation

FNA-Forschungspreis 2011, Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund, Germany

Gerhard-Fürst Förderpreis 2006, Federal Statistical Office, Germany