Curriculum Vitae


  • University Studies „Food Science and Nutrition“ at Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen; (1971 - 1975)
  • Doctorate: Dr. agr., 01. March 1978

Work Experience

  • Junior Scientist (1978 - 1981) for Prof. Dr. C. Leitzmann, University of Gießen
  • Teacher (1976 - 1981) at State School for Dietetics at the University Clinic of Gießen (Subjects Nutritional Science, Biochemistry, Nutritional Sociology)
  • Director (1981 - 1984) Head of the Department of Nutritional Science and Home Economics at the Institute for Home Economic Product- and Process Development (ALFA) GmbH, Eltville
  • Professor C2 (02/1984 till 01/1986) at University of Applied Sciences of the Lower Rhine, Department in Mönchengladbach, Faculty of Nutrition and Home Economics, teaching field „Food Preparation/ Nutritional Status”
  • Professor C2/3 (02/1986 till 09/2001) at University of Applied Sciences in Fulda, Faculty of Home Economics and Nutrition, teaching field “Food Science and Nutrition”. Emphases: Food Quality, Nutrition Ecology and Product Development
  • Professor C3 (since 10/2001) at University of Kassel, Witzenhausen Campus, Faculty of Organic  Agricultural Sciences, Department of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture                                                            Dean of Study (from 4/2014)


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