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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Soziologie der Arbeit und Geschlechterverhältnisse

Curriculum Vitae

 

University Education

1968-1972  

Studied Cultural Studies at Humboldt-University, Berlin.

1973           

Graduation (Dipl. phil.)

1972-1975  

Study grant to do a doctorate in Sociology at Humboldt-University

1977          

Promotion A (Dr. phil.) with a dissertation on: “Fundamental questions in Marxist-Leninist sociology of the family”, Humboldt-University

1986          

Promotion B (Dr. sc. phil.) with a dissertation on “Gender socialization in the family and as a function of the social division of labor: An education sociology approach to explaining the formulation for female and male social identity”, Humboldt-University, Berlin
  

Professional Experience

1972-1977  

Appointed to a lectureship at the Sociology Department of Humboldt-University at Berlin

1977-1987  

Fellow of the Educational Sociology Department at the Academy of Educational Sciences of the GDR

Since 1987  

Fellow of the Sociology Institute at Humboldt-University, Berlin

1988-1990  

Deputy Director of the Sociology Institute at Humboldt-University, Berlin

1988          

Appointed to a professorship (Dozentur) in the field of Sociological Theory at Humboldt-University, Berlin Lectures and seminars in Sociological theory

1990-1993  

Dean of the Social Science Faculty, Humboldt-University, Berlin

Since 1992  

Full Professor, Humboldt-University, Sociology of Family, Youth and Gender (C 3), New title (1999) Sociology of work and gender

1990-2011  

Co-Editor of the Berliner Journal für Soziologie, Berlin Journal of Sociology   
        

Administrative Experience

2004-2006  

Member of the Senate of the German Research Foundation/Grant Committee on Research Training

2003-2004  

Director of the Institute for Social Science, HU

2002/02-08 

State Secretary for Economy, Labour and Women at the Senate of the State of Berlin

1999-2002  

Speaker of the Section of Women’s Studies of the German Sociological Association

1996-2000  

Member of the Council of the German Sociological Association

1996-2003  

Referee for empirical social research/member of the Review Board of the German Research Foundation

1993-2002  

Director of the “Interdisciplinary Centre of Women’s Studies”, Humboldt-University, Berlin

2002-2010  

Vice Speaker of the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies at Humboldt-University

2000-2011  

Speaker of the afg (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung Berliner Hochschulen), Network Gender and Women’s Studies of Berlin Universities
      

Recent Related Research Activities

“The integration of highly qualified migrant women into the German Labour market”, joint project with Hamburg University of Technology and RW TH Aachen University, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research 2009 – 2011

“Commodification and subjectivation of labour. The new politics of labour and gender relations at the working place” (funded by the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung 2006-2008)  - field of research Deutsche Bahn AG

Human Security and Culture, joint project with University of Toronto since 2005

„Female Skills Carrers in Banking” (funded by Hans-Böckler-Stiftung 2002; 2012-2013) – field of research Landesbank Berlin

 

Research Fields

Sociology of gender relations

Sociology of work

Sociology of the service sector

Societal and organizational transformation processes

Women’s and Gender Studies

German unification and gender relations

 

Honours, Awards, Grants, Fellowships, Memberships in Professional Societies

2008  Fellow of the Goethe Institute, Uzbekistan

2007  Fellow of the Goethe Institute, Karachi, Pakistan

2001  Visiting professor, University Wolverhampton, England

1999  Visiting professor, Seoul, Korea

1997  Visiting professor, Duke University, USA

1996  Visiting professor, Indiana University, USA

1995  Visiting professor, University of Toronto, Canada

1991  Guest fellow at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin

1995  Helge Pross Prize for Outstanding Research in the Field of Family and Gender Studies

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Collaborative Research Projects

Funding organisation: German Federal Ministry of Education and Research    

Project title: The integration of highly qualified migrant women into the German Labour market        

Function: Speaker   

Speaker University: Humboldt-University
     
Funding organisation: German Research Foundation    

Project title: Gender as a Category of Knowledge        

Function: member of the research training group    

Speaker University: Humboldt-University    

 


Industry cooperation/Contacts to Organizations

Deutsche Bahn AG

Landesbank Berlin

Eisenbahngewerkschaft

Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

Senat of the State Berlin