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educator , Sociologist

Barbara Renate Klein, German sociologist, educator. Achievements include research in implementation and evaluation of emotional and social robots in different application fields such as children with cognitive impairmenst, people with dementia etc. in Germany. Recipient Acknowledgement prize, 2003, honorary Researcher, Northumbria University, Newcastle, England, 2001; International Visiting fellow, since 2007.

Background

Klein, Barbara Renate was born on October 31, 1959 in Rüdesheim, Hesse, Germany.

Education

Dipl Soz, Goethe University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Goethe University, 1995.

Career

Research fellow Fraunhofer IAO, Stuttgart, 1987—1997. Research fellow & part-time recognised teacher, European Commission human capital & mobility project, department applied social science University Stirling, England, 1994—1995. Head Market Focus Unit Public Health, Fraunhofer IAO, Stuttgart.

Lecturer sociology, ergonomics & human factors, gerontology Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, University Applied Sciences, Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, 1992—2008. Professor organization & social work Fachhochschule Frankfurt Am Main, University Applied Sciences, since 2007, vice dean, faculty social work & health, since 2009. Management assessor DGQ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität, 2001.

Quality manager healthcare sector DGQ EOQ, 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in implementation and evaluation of emotional and social robots in different application fields such as children with cognitive impairmenst, people with dementia etc. in Germany.

Membership

Member of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität e.V., Berufsverband Deutscher Soziologen e.V., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie.