Elena V. Futter-Buck

Elena Futter-Buck has been the coordinator for administration and strategic development at the Göttingen Diversity Research Institute since September 2015. She also participates in projects of the Institute, such as ACCOMPLISSH (EU Horizon 2020, 2016 - 2019) and "Diversität, Teilhabe und Zusammenhalt in der Kommune" (VolkswagenStiftung, 2019 - 2020). She teaches in the module "Train the Diversity Trainer".

Elena Buck studied political science, economics and sociology at Leipzig University. From 2009 to 2016 she worked at the Saxon Centre for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education where she developed a diversity strategy, worked as an educational developer and was responsible for quality assurance. She is a freelance facilitator and translator.

Her interests include:

  • Politics of belonging and intersectionality
  • Naturalisation and citizenship
  • Diversity in teaching and learning
  • Knowledge transfer, co-creation and Third Mission

Curriculum Vitae

Diversity Research Institute