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researcher , Social sciences educator

Heike Diefenbach, German social sciences educator, researcher. Research grantee, German Research Foundation, Bonn, 1995-1997. Counselor advisory committee on families' and children's welfare City of Leipzig, since 2001; Member of German Society Ethnology, International Sociological Association.

Background

Diefenbach, Heike was born on June 15, 1964 in Bad Dürkheim, Germany. Daughter of Otto Günther and Erika Elisabeth Ludowika (Brockötter) Diefenbach.

Education

Master of Arts in Sociology and Social Anthropology, University Cologne, Germany, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy summa cum laude, Technology University Chemnitz, Germany, 1999. Habilitation, Technology University Chemnitz, Germany, 2006.

Career

Research assistant University Mannheim, Germany, 1991—1994. Assistant professor Technology University Chemnitz, 1994—1999, University Leipzig, Germany, 1999—2004, University Munich, Germany, 2004—2006, self employed consultant, writer, educator, since 2007. Researcher German Youth Institute, Munich, 1995—1998.

Advisor report on children and adolescents Federal Government Germany, Berlin, 2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Intergenerationale Scheidungstransmission, 2000, Kinder und Jugendliche aus Migranten-familien in deutschen Bildungssystem, 2007. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Counselor advisory committee on families' and children's welfare City of Leipzig, since 2001. Member of German Society Ethnology, International Sociological Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Logic and critical thinking, writing haikus.

Connections

father:
Otto Günther Diefenbach

mother:
Erika Elisabeth Ludowika (Brockötter) Diefenbach