CV Astrid Biele Mefebue

Academic career:


  • Since April 2017
    Acting professor for "Sociology of Diversity" at the Göttingen Diversity Research Institute
  • October 2015 - March 2017
    Operational management of the Diversity Research Institute
  • Since September 2013
    Coordinator for teaching and fundamental research at the Göttingen Diversity Research Institute
  • January 2013 - August 2013
    Research associate, Institute of Sociology, Chair of Professor Bührmann, University of Göttingen
  • June 2011 - December 2012
    Research associate for the project "Women in top management teams", Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen
  • 2008 - 2011
    Research assistant, Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen
  • 2004 - 2007
    Research associate, Göttingen Sociological Research Institute (SOFI), and member of the graduate network on "Learning Culture for Skills Development" established by the Working Group on Continuing Vocational Training Research (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Betriebliche Weiterbildungsforschung)



University education


  • Since September 2013
    Post-doc at the Chair "Sociology of Diversity"
  • October 2011
    Doctoral degree completed at the Göttingen Sociological Research Institute (SOFI) (supervisor: Professor Martin Baethge). Title of doctoral thesis: "The social construction of the implicit employment contract: development and socio-economic conditions"
    • 2004
      Graduation in social sciences from the University of Göttingen
      Thesis title: "The crisis of the traditional career model in private companies - corporate reorganisation and career patterns"



    Other academic activities


    • Since 2017 Member of the admissions commmittee for the MA programme Diversity Studies
    • Since 2016 Reviewer, Zeitschrift für Diversitätsforschung und -management
    • Since 2014 Member of the Göttingen Campus 2020 working group on strategies for developing young academics' careers
    • Since 2013 Lecturer in Gender Studies
    • 2015 - 2017 Member of the Senate of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    • 2015 - 2017 Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    • 2015 - 2017 Member of the Ethics Committee of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    • 2015 - 2017 Deputy member of the Budget Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
    • 2013 - 2017 Deputy member of the Senate Commission for Development and Financial Planning

    • Consultancies


        Journals:

      • ARBEIT. Zeitschrift für Arbeitsforschung, Arbeitsgestaltung und Arbeitspolitik
      • Ethnic and Racial Studies
      • European Journal of Women‘s Studies
      • Leviathan – Berliner Zeitschrift für Sozialwissenschaft
      • ZDfm – Zeitschrift für Diversitätsforschung und -management
      • ZSE – Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation/ Journal for Sociology of Education and Socialization

      • Research Funding:

      • Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO)