Short CV/Education and training

    Studied political science, history and education at Marburg University, Germany

  • 1990

  • 2001
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in political science at Giessen University

  • 1992 – 1997
    Teaching and research, including at Marburg University and the University of London, UK

  • 2001 – 2002
    Visiting professor the University of Haifa, Israel

  • 2003 – 2007
    Head of the Programme on Intercultural Conflicts and Societal Integration at the Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB); Private lecturer at the Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, Germany, in the Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

  • Since 2008
    Head of a research group at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany

Selected publications

  • Schönwälder, K.: Integration policy and pluralism in a self-conscious country of immigration. In: Steven Vertovec, Susanne Wessendorf (eds.), The Multiculturalism Backlash. European discourses, policies and practices, London: Routledge 2010. pp. 152-169.

  • Schönwälder, K.: Einwanderer als Wähler, Gewählte und transnationale Akteure. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Nr. 50., Vol. 4, 2009. pp. 832-849.

  • Schönwälder, K.: Immigrant Settlement Structures in Germany: General Patterns and Urban Levels of Concentration of Major Groups. In: Urban Studies, Nr. 46,Vol. 7, 2009. pp. 1439-1460 (together with Janina Söhn).

  • Schönwälder, K.: Reformprojekt Integration. In: Jürgen Kocka (ed.), Zukunftsfähigkeit Deutschlands. Sozialwissenschaftliche Essays, Bonn 2008. pp. 315-334 Vol. 693 of the series of publications from the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung).

  • Schönwälder, K.: Diversity und Antidiskriminierungspolitik. In: Gertraude Krell, Barbara Riedmüller, Barbara Sieben, Dagmar Vinz (eds.), Diversity Studies. Grundlagen und disziplinäre Ansätze, Frankfurt am Main: Campus 2007. pp. 163-178.

  • Schönwälder, K.: Politische Steuerung von Integrationsprozessen: Intentionen und Wirkungen, VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften: Wiesbaden 2006 (Ed. together with Uwe Hunger and Sigrid Baringhorst).

  • Schönwälder, K.: Einwanderung und ethnische Pluralität. Politische Entscheidungen und öffentliche Debatten in Großbritannien und der Bundesrepublik von den 1950er bis zu den 1970er Jahren, Essen: Klartext 2001.

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