Institute

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Areas of Work

Director of the Institute
Professor Andrea D. Bührmann is the Director of the Diversity Research Institute.

Chair: Sociology of diversity
Professor Andrea D. Bührmann is professor for the sociology of diversity. Since April 2017, Dr. Astrid Biele Mefebue is Acting Professor for the sociology of Diversity.


  • Student assistant: Lisa Brünig



Administration and strategic development


  • Coordinator: Elena V. Buck
  • Research staff: Elena V. Buck, Nelly C. Schubert
  • Administrative staff: Jutta Grimm
  • Student assistant: Björn Schneider



Teaching and fundamental research


  • Coordinator: Dr. Astrid Biele Mefebue (for Ulrike Thiele-Manjali)
  • Research staff: Katharina Jäntschi, Dr. Doreen Müller, Kristina Schneider, Dr. Carolyn Stolberg, Ulrike Thiele-Manjali (on parental leave)
  • Student assistant: Samira Mummelthey



Applied research and consultancy


  • Coordinator: Dr. Doreen Müller
  • Student assistant: Björn Schneider



Third-party funded projects


  • Research staff: Elena Buck, Dr. Yvonne Franke, Kristina Schneider, Daniel Schumann, S. Annette Witherspoon
  • Student assistants: Isa Hölldobler, Sumera Syed



(Last modified September 2019)