Institute of Sociology (SFS)
Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich, Lagerstrasse 2, 8090 Zürich, Switzerland
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SHSS - School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Lecturer in Sociology at the Universities of St. Gallen
Sociology of Knowledge, Education, Organizations and Work, Social Problems, Ethnography and Qualitative Methods
fields of research
Sociology of Knowledge
further fields of...
Sociology of Knowledge & Education
Sociology of Work
1989-1996 Research Assistant at the Sociological Institute, University of St. Gallen
1996-2000 Researcher at the School for Social Work of Eastern Switzerland
2001-2004 Research Director at the Institute of Social Work, University of Applied Sciences St. Gallen
2005-2007 Reseracher at the University of Teacher Education TG
2007-2014 Professor and Research Director at the University of Teacher Education TG
Since 2015 Professor of Educational Sociology at the University of Education Zürich
1995 Doctorate at the University of St. Gallen, Dr. oec. HSG
1984-1989 Master in Economics and Sociology, lic. oec. HSG
1983 Access exam to university
1977 Vocational Diploma in Nursing (AKP)
Since 2008 I teach a course in the sociology of communication with a focus on advertisement (together with Thomas S. Eberle) at the university of St. Gallen.
Other teaching assignements comprised:
2014, 2015 Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics
2011, 2008, 2001-2003 Guest Professor of Sociology at the University of Vienna in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Invited Visiting Scholar an der South African Winterschool for Research Methodology (2011 Johannesburg; 2012 Pretoria)
2005-2013 Lecturer for Ethnography at the University of Basel
"Research Price Ethnography" of the University of Applied Science in Fulda in Collaboration with the Section Sociology of Knowledge of the German Sociological Association, June 26th 2015.
Convenor in the RN 19 Ethnography of the European Educational Research Assocation EERA
Member of the scientific board of the SWISS COMPETENCE CENTER FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH FORS since 2007
President of the Swiss Sociological Association SSA 2006-2009
Member of the Board of Seniors RN "Qualitative Methods" of the European Sociological Association since 2006
Member of the Board of the American Association of Applied and Clinical Sociology 2007
Member in various other scientific associations.
Ethnography and Education, vgl.
Qualitative Sociology Review
Sozialer Sinn. Zeitschrift für hermeneutische Sozialforschung
Member of the Scientific Board of FORS in Lausanne, the Swiss Center for Social Research sind 2008 (vgl.
Since 2010 President of the publishing house SEISMO in Zurich (see. www.seismoverlag.ch)
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