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Dr. Yvonne Anders
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Early Childhood Education

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 579 66
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 516 75
Emailyvonne.anders@fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Yvonne Anders

Areas of Expertise

  • Effects of early childhood care and education
  • Quality of early childhood care and education
  • Diversity in (pre-)school
  • Qualifications and training of early childhood professionals
  • International comparative studies
  • Evaluations


Dr. Inka Bormann
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Division of General Education

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 559 87
Emailinka.bormann@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Inka Bormann

Areas of Expertise

  • Forms and implications of faith in educatiional organizations
  • Educational governance
  • Sustainability and education for sustainable development


Dr. Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum
Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Fabeckstr. 23-25, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55578
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 53347
Emaile.cancik-kirschbaum@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum

Areas of Expertise

  • Ancient Near East
  • Assyrians
  • Babylonians
  • Sumerians
  • Akkadians
  • Israel
  • Syria
  • Iraq
  • Middle East
  • Astronomy
  • Astrology
  • Science
  • Early states
  • School and education in pre-modern societies
  • History of knowledge
  • Oldest writing
  • Decipherment
  • Nimrud
  • Nineveh
  • Libraries
  • Cuneiform
  • Sumerian
  • Akkadian
  • Ancient Near East, Near East, Middle East: History and cultural history
  • 4. - 1st millennium BC
  • History of the influences of the Ancient Near East to the present day
  • Ancient Near East and Europe: mythology


Dr. Gerhard de Haan
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Education and Future Science

Fabeckstraße 37, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 530 54
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 568 47
Emaildehaan@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Gerhard de Haan

Areas of Expertise

  • Futures studies
  • Sustainability
  • Education policy
  • Education landscapes
  • Involvement in civil society


Dr. Nino Ferrin

Department of Education and Psychology
Primary Education
Teaching German at the Primary Level

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 539 67
Emailnino.ferrin@fu-berlin.de
HomepageDr. phil Nino Ferrin

Areas of Expertise

  • Media education; cultural and linguistic education
  • Education research
  • Educational anthropology
  • Theory of rituals and performativity


Dr. Peter Robin Hiesinger
Professor of Neurogenetics

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Neurobiology and Behaviour

Takustaße 6, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 586 98
Emailrobin.hiesinger@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Peter Robin Hiesinger

Areas of Expertise

  • Neural function
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Development of the brain


Dr. Anna Holzscheiter
Professor of Political Science

Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science
Center for Transnational Studies, Foreign- and Security Policy (ATASP)

Ihnestraße 22, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 550 54
Emailanna.holzscheiter@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Anna Holzscheiter

Areas of Expertise

  • Global health policy
  • International organizations
  • Children's rights and child protection in international politics
  • Human rights
  • Non-state actors, especially NGOs and their networks in the field of human rights
  • Child labor


Dr. Florian Kohstall

Cairo Office of Freie Universität Berlin

11, Sh. Salah Ayoub, 11211 Kairo - Zamalek, Ägypten

Phone (Office)+20 2 2736 2923
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 739 47
Emailflorian.kohstall@fu-berlin
HomepageDr. Florian Kohstall

Areas of Expertise

  • Higher education and research policies in Egypt and the Middle East
  • Transformation processes and reform policies in Arab countries
  • Election processes in North Africa and the Middle East
  • Refugees / migration and integration at universities


Dr. Nina Kolleck
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Department of Educational Research and Social Systems

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 524 59
Emailn.kolleck@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Nina Kolleck

Areas of Expertise

  • Educational justice
  • Education networks
  • Lifelong learning
  • Social networks
  • Privatization, private actors
  • Foundations
  • Civil society
  • Sustainable development, education for sustainable development, climate change
  • Education policy
  • Organization, administration
  • Multilateral conventions
  • Power, influence
  • Trust
  • Motivation
  • Evaluation


Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder
Professor of Geology

Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

Malteserstraße 74-100, 12249 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 701 06
Emailreinhold.leinfelder@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder

Areas of Expertise

  • Anthropocene
  • Coral reefs
  • Sustainability transformation
  • Research communication
  • Museology
  • Geology
  • Paleontology


Dr. Martin Lüthe
Professor of North American Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
Department of Culture

Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 594 03
Emailmartin.luethe@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Martin Lüthe

Areas of Expertise

  • African American studies
  • Gender studies
  • Popular culture
  • History of the mass media
  • Pop music


Dr. Hans Merkens
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Empirical Education

Fabeckstraße 69, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 552 24
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 547 70
Emailmerken@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Hans Merkens

Areas of Expertise

  • Transformation of the education system
  • Youth violence
  • Problems in teaching children with migration background
  • Situation of immigrant children in elementary and secondary education
  • Multi-track systems in secondary education
  • Success of structural changes in the school system


Dr. Michaela Sambanis
Professor of English Didactics

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for English Language and Literature

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55961
Emailsambanis@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Michaela Sambanis

Areas of Expertise

Language, Emotion and Movement

  • Translational research as a link between brain research and the practice of teaching and learning foreign languages

Drama Pedagogy in Teaching English and in Teacher Training

  • Early acquisition of foreign languages
  • Mixed-age learning settings
  • English instruction tailored to specific individual needs


Dr. Daniel Schubert
Professor of Biology

Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology
Plant Epigenetics

Königin-Luise-Straße 12-16, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 587 59
EmailDan.Schubert@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Daniel Schubert

Areas of Expertise

  • Epigenetics
  • Developmental biology of plants
  • Chromatin regulation


Dr. Katharina Spieß
Professor of Education

School of Business and Economics
Economics

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)838-55997, 89789254
Emailckspiess@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. Katharina Spieß

Areas of Expertise

  • Economics of education
  • Early childhood
  • Socio-economic conditions
  • Longitudinal data on educational pathways


Dr. Viktor Steiner
Professor of Economics

Freie Universität Berlin
School of Business and Economics
Economic Policy - Chair of Empirical Public Economics

Boltzmannstr. 20, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 543 71
Mobile+49 176 609 64903
Emailviktor.steiner@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Viktor Steiner

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial and social policy
  • Labor market and education policy
  • Empirical research in economics



Dr. Wolfgang Tietze
Professor of Education

Department of Education and Psychology
Early Childhood Education

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 72006111
Emailtietze@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageUniv.-Prof. Dr. WolfgangTietze

Areas of Expertise

  • Quality assurance in day care
  • Early childhood development
  • Education and further professional training of teachers and educators
  • Education policy issues with regard to preschool


Dr. Anita Traninger
Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Romance Languages and Literatures

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 550 06
Emailanita.traninger@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Anita Traninger

Areas of Expertise

  • Rhetoric (history, theory, and practice)
  • History of universities
  • History of education
  • Gender studies
  • Spanish literature
  • French literature
  • History of emotions


Dr. Günter M. Ziegler
Professor of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematical Institute
Discrete Geometry Group

Arnimallee 2, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 75668
Emailziegler@math.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Günter M. Ziegler

Areas of Expertise

  • Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Optimization
  • Mathematics education
  • Teaching methodology in mathematics
  • Communicating mathematics
  • Mathematics in everyday life
  • Doctoral studies
  • Research funding
  • German Excellence Initiative