Curriculum Vitae

born 1964, married, one child, since 2010 Professor of Socialization with a focus on Migration and Intercultural Education at the University of Kassel, Institute of Social Work, Department of Human Sciences.

Scientific career - studies

  • 1984 - 1991 Studies of Educational Science at the Universities of Hanover and Osnabrück, Dipl. Pädagogin degree.
  • 1996 Doctorate at the University of Osnabrück, Dr. phil, dissertation thesis: "Gender, Occupation and Education under Immigration Conditions. A comparative study using the example of the professional integration of Aussiedler women".
  • 2005 positive evaluation as junior professor

Scientific career and professional occupations

  • 1991 -1997 Research Assistant at the University of Osnabrück, Department of Educational and Cultural Studies Research Project FAFRA (=Family Orientation, Women's Image, Educational and Vocational Motivation of Immigrant and West German Families in an Intercultural Comparative Perspective) together with. Dr. S. Gümen, under the direction of Prof. Dr. L. Herwartz-Emden within the framework of the DFG priority program FABER (=Consequences of Labor Migration for Education and Upbringing)
  • 1997 - 2002 Lecturer at the University of Osnabrück and the Kath. Fachhochschule Norddeutschland, Dept. Osnabrück
  • 1997 - 1998 Scientific work contract for the preparation of an expertise for the 6th family report of the Federal Government of Germany (together with Prof. Dr. L. Herwartz-Emden)
  • 1998 - 1999 Continuing Education: Quality Management, Personnel and Organizational Development, Klett WBS (=Wirtschafts- und Bildungsservice), Hamburg
  • 1999 - 2002 Head of the Coordination Office CHANCE, Professional and Corporate Advancement of Women, County of Grafschaft Bentheim Managing Director of the Association CHANCE, Promotion of Family-Friendly Personnel Development in SMEs, e.V.
  • 2002 - 2009 Assistant Professor for General Education / Women's Studies, University of Osnabrück, Department of Educational and Cultural Sciences
  • 2008 - 2009 Visiting Professor for Heterogeneity and Education, University of Augsburg, Faculty of Philosophy, Chair of Pedagogy
  • Since 2010 Professor at the University of Kassel, Department of Human Sciences, Institute for Social Work