Professor Georg Krücken, Dr. rer. soc. - CV

Date of Birth: September 21, 1962
Nationality:    German

Education:

2004   Professorial Thesis (Habilitation), University of Bielefeld

1996   Dr. rer. soc., University of Bielefeld

1989   Diplom in Sociology, University of Bielefeld (based on undergraduate and graduate studies of Philosophy, Political Sciences and Sociology at the Universities of Bielefeld and Bologna)

Fields of Specialization:

    • Higher Education Research
    • Science Studies
    • Organizational Research
    • Neo-institutional Theory

     
    Professional and Research Experience:

    • Visiting Scholar, Sciences Po, Centre de Sociologie des Organisations, Paris, February July 2016
    • Full Professor and Director of International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel), University of Kassel, 2011 – present
    • Project Director, Management Consultancy in Business, Public Administration, Science and Higher Education, 2015 –
    • Project Director, Quality Assurance of Studying and Teaching via Processes of Accreditation and Evaluation, 2013 –
    • Project Director, University Graduates and the Labor Market, 2013 –
    • Project Director, Organizational Development through Internationalization, 2013 –
    • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, School of Education, Febr. – July 2011
    • Project Director, Conflicting Goals within Universities, 2009 – 2011
    • Project Director, The Professionalization of the German Higher Education System, 2007 – 2010
    • Member, EU-Research Network MEHEM (Mapping Higher Education Models in Europe), 2007 – 2009
    • Full Professor, German University of Administrative Sciences, 2006 – 2011
    • Member, PRIME-EU Network of Excellence, Research Project SUN (The Steering of Universities), 2005 – 2008
    • Visiting Professor, Sciences Po, Centre de Sociologie des Organisations, Paris, 2005
    • Associate Professor, University of Bielefeld, Department of Sociology and Institute for Science and Technology Studies, 2004 – 2006
    • Project Director, Knowledge Transfer from Universities to Industry in Germany and the United States, 2003 – 2006
    • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Sociology,1999 – 2001
    • Assistant Professor, University of Bielefeld, Department of Sociology and Institute for Science and Technology Studies, 1997 – 1999, 2001 – 2004
    • Researcher, University of Bielefeld, Department of Sociology and Institute for Science and Technology Studies, 1992 – 1997
    • Researcher, Centro di Studi sul Rischio, Lecce, 1990 – 1991

    For further information see list of publications


    Teaching Experience:

    • Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate Teaching, University of Kassel, 2011 present
    • Graduate and Post-Graduate Teaching, German University of Administrative Sciences, 2006 – 2011
    • Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching, Department of Sociology, University of Bielefeld, 1992 – 2006
    • Graduate Teaching, Institute for Social Studies of Science, University of Vienna, 1998 – 2006
    • Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching, Environmental Sciences, University of Bielefeld, Department of Biology, 1994 – 2004

    Review Activities:

    a) Political and Funding Agencies

    • Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, Germany
    • Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Germany
    • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Germany
    • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany
    • European Commission FP 7
    • National Science Foundation, USA
    • Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Germany
    • Swiss National Science Foundation
    • Thyssen Foundation, Germany
    • Fund for the Promotion of Scientific Research (Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung), Austria
    • Germany Office of Technology Assessment at the German Parliament (Büro für Technikfolgenabschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag)
    • Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Germany

    b) Scientific Journals

    • Beiträge zur Hochschulforschung
    • Die Hochschule
    • European Journal of Education
    • Higher Education
    • Hochschulmanagement
    • International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development
    • International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations
    • International Journal of Technology Management
    • Journal of the Knowledge Economy
    • M@n@gement
    • Minerva
    • Public Administration
    • Research Policy
    • Scandinavian Journal of Management
    • Science and Public Policy
    • Science, Technology, and Human Values
    • Sociology of Education
    • Soziale Systeme
    • Soziale Welt
    • Zeitschrift für Soziologie

    Administrative Functions:

    • Member, Research Committee of the University of Kassel, 2016 -
    • Chairman, Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung e.V. (GfHF), 2014 -
    • Editorial Board, European Journal of Higher Education, 2013 -
    • Editorial Board, Studies in Higher Education, 2012 -
    • Editorial Board, Higher Education Policy, 2012 -
    • Director, International Centre for Higher Education (INCHER-Kassel), University of Kassel, 2011 – present
    • Member, EU-CREST Working Group „Mutual Learning on Approaches to Improve the Excellence of Research in Universities”, 2008 – 2009
    • Executive Board, Center for Science Management, Speyer, 2007 – present
    • Scientific Advisory Board, HoF (Institute for Higher Education Research) Wittenberg, 2006 –
    • Spokesperson, Research Network “New Institutionalism”, 2004 – present
    • Spokesperson, Network of European Centres in Science and Technology Studies (NECSTS), 1999 – 2006
    • Chairman, Research and Teaching Unit „Science and Technology", Department of Sociology, University of Bielefeld, 1992 – 2006
    • Editorial Board, Hochschulmanagement, 2005 – present
    • Editor, Book Series “Public Organization & Management”, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2008 - present
    • Editorial Board, Science, Technology, and Human Values, 2005 – present
    • Editorial Board, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 2004 – 2006
       

    Professional Memberships:

    • Academia Europaea
    • Consortium of Higher Education Research
    • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie
    • European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
    • European Group for Organizational Studies
    • Gesellschaft für Hochschulforschung