Daniel Schumann, M.A.

Daniel Schumann is a sociologist and studied in Tübingen, Freiburg im Breisgau and Lima, Peru. Since August 2019, he works as a research associate in the BMBF-funded project "Schlözer Programms Lehrer*innenbildung" in an area concerning diversity in German teacher education. In this context, his research focuses on constructions of difference and diversity in school textbooks as well as on educational concepts of political didactics at the university.

Daniel Schumann completed further training as a social justice and diversity trainer (Institute for Social Justice and Radical Diversity/FH Potsdam).

Since July 2021, he is the speaker of the PhD students at Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG). In winter semester 2020/21 and summer semester 2021, he is also the PhD representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

His main research interests are:

  • Diversity in Teacher Education
  • Education, Coloniality and Social inequalities
  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • Discourse Analysis and Textbook Research
  • Qualitative Research, esp. reconstructive perspectives

Curriculum Vitae


Göttingen Diversity Research Institute