Short CV/Education and training

  • 1972
    Diplom degree in psychology, TU Berlin, Germany

  • 1975
    PhD in social sciences, University of Bremen, Germany

  • 1975
    Training in person-centred psychotherapy

  • 1978
    1st state examination as a teacher of ergonomics/economics at the Pedagogical University of Berlin

  • 1980
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in education, TU Berlin

  • 1973 – 1977
    Lecturer in the teacher training and pedagogy programme at TU Berlin

  • 1977 – 1979
    Research associate in the "Young people's difficulties in starting a career" research project at the Sociological Research Institute (SOFI) in Göttingen, Germany

  • 1980 – 1982
    Research associate at the Institute of School Development (IFS), TU Dortmund University, Germany (scientific accompaniment of model projects in education)

  • 1982 – 1984
    Deputy scientific director of the "Frau und Gesellschaft" (Women and Society) Research Institute in Hannover, Germany

  • 1981 – 1992
    Private lecturer at TU Berlin

  • 1984 – 1992
    Professor in the Social Work section of Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences

  • 1992 – 1996
    University professor of women's studies, with an emphasis on cultural studies, in the Social Sciences section of the University of Münster, Germany

  • Since 1997
    University professor of education, with particular emphasis on school pedagogy, research concentration: socialisation in school, at the University of Hamburg, Germany

  • 1990
    Visiting professor at the Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Siegen, Germany

  • 1996 – 1996
    Visiting scholar at the Centre for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE), University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA; short stays in 1997, 1998, 2002

  • 2000
    Research fellowship for a four-week stay at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

  • 2003
    Research fellowship for a four-week stay at Smith College in Northampton, MA, USA

  • 2008
    Visiting professor at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Selected publications

  • Faulstich-Wieland, Hannelore (ed.) (2011): Umgang mit Heterogenität und Differenz. Baltmannsweiler: Schneider Hohengehren (Professionswissen für Lehrerinnen und Lehrer, 3).

  • Faulstich-Wieland, Hannelore (ed.) (2009ff.): Enzyklopädie Erziehungswissenschaft Online. Fachgebiet: Geschlechterforschung. Juventa Verlag Weinheim.

  • Budde, J. et al.: Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in der Schule. Eine Studie zu Chancen, Blockaden und Perspektiven einer gendersensiblen Schulkultur. Weinheim, 2008.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H., Faulstich, P. (ed.): Erziehungswissenschaft. Ein Grundkurs. Reinbek, 2008.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H. et al.: Genus – geschlechtergerechter naturwissenschaftlicher Unterricht in der Sekundarstufe I. Bad Heilbrunn, 2008.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H.: Einführung in Genderstudien. Opladen, 2006.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H., Faulstich, P.: BA-Studium Erziehungswissenschaft. Ein Lehrbuch. Reinbek bei Hamburg, 2006.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H. et al.: Doing Gender im heutigen Schulalltag. Empirische Studien zur sozialen Konstruktion von Geschlecht in schulischen Interaktionen. Weinheim, 2004.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H.: Sozialisation in Schule und Unterricht. Neuwied, 2002.

  • Faulstich-Wieland, H.: Individuum und Gesellschaft. Sozialisationstheorien und Sozialisationsforschung. Munich, 2000.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Vocational orientation towards careers with a promising future. Conditions for success and barriers to pedagogical interventions to promote the interest of young women in careers in mathematics, computers, natural science and technology within school career orientation projects (4/2011 – 3/2012 – German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)-funded, collaborative project with the German Youth Institute (DJI) of Munich, Germany)

  • Faculty project: "Men and primary schools. Developing equality and diversity through research", since 2008

  • Director of the German Research Foundation (DFG) research project "Opportunities and obstacles for gender justice in schools" (the European Science Foundation (ESF) GENUS project "gender-equality in natural-science teaching at secondary schools"), 2005 – 2007

  • Member of the "Educational Research" research training group in the Education section of the University of Hamburg, Germany, 2002 – 2005

  • Scientific chaperone of a 7th-year girls' class at an Austrian grammar school, 2002 – 2004

  • Director of the DFG research project "Social construction of gender in secondary-school interactions", 1998 – 2004

  • Director of the "Women at the University of Münster" research project, 1996 – 1997

  • Scientific chaperone of the "Discover Technology" model experiment at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) and Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, 1992 – 1994

  • Research project on "Coeducation from the perspective of male and female schoolchildren", 1990 – 1995

  • Contributed to the "Continuing education for the 1990s" report on behalf of the Hans Böckler Foundation and the Max Träger Foundation, 1988 – 1990

  • Project director of the "Girls' education and new technologies" research project, Hessian Institute of Educational Planning and School Development (HIBS), Wiesbaden, Germany, 1985 – 1988

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the scientific advisory board for the "Lazy boys and high-achieving girls?" project, University and Pedagogical Institute of Bern, Switzerland, since 2008

  • Member of the board of trustees, IMST Fund for School and Instructional Development – the didactics of mathematics, natural science and computer science in Austria, 2007 – 2009

  • Member of the jury for the Robert Bosch Foundation and Heidehof Foundation's German School Prize, since 2006

  • Member of the German Research Foundation (DFG) review board for Education, 2004 – 2012

  • (Leading) member of the scientific advisory board for the pan-higher education competency centre for gender studies and educational matters in the Information Age, appointed by the Ministry of Science, Research and Art of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 2004 – 2005

  • Member of the review committee to institutionalise women's and gender studies at Baden-Württemberg's institutions of higher learning, 2001 – 2003

  • Member of the "school pedagogy" search committee at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria, 2001 – 2002

  • Member of the expert group for "Promoting Equal Opportunity", Education Forum, 2000 – 2001

  • Member of the scientific advisory board for the Max Träger Foundation, since 1999

  • Member of the state premier's education commission, Lower Saxony, Germany, 1999 – 2002

  • Member of the scientific advisory board, German Youth Institute (DJI) of Munich, since 1998; 2003 – 2007 chairperson

  • Co-editor of the journal Report – Literatur- and Forschungsreport Weiterbildung (Literature and Research Report on Continuing Education), 1992 – 1998

  • Member of the state premier's "Future of Education - School of the Future" commission, State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 1992 – 1995

  • DFG reviewer for pedagogy, 1988 – 1996

Additional qualifications

  • Equal opportunity officer for the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Kinesiology, University of Hamburg, Germany, since 2008

  • Faculty council member, Faculty of Education, Psychology and Kinesiology, University of Hamburg, since 2005

  • Partnership liaison from the University of Hamburg to the University of California, Berkeley, USA, 2001 – 2005

  • Vice dean of research and early-career advancement in the education section of the University of Hamburg 1999 – 2001


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