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Curriculum Vitae


1974-1980

Academic studies in German, History and Politics
at the University of Regensburg

1981

First state examination for the teaching profession

1983

Second state examination for the teaching profession

1983-1987

Teacher for German, History and Politics at a Gymnasium
in Waldkirchen

1987-1993

Lecturer at the University of Passau

1993

Doctorate (Dr. phil.) at the University of Passau.
Thesis subject related to the history of education (Dalton plan)

1993-1997

Consultant at the State Institute for School Quality and Educational Research, Munich 
(Staatsinstitut für Schulpädagogik und Bildungsforschung; ISB); teacher in several schools in Munich

1997-2000

Academic assistant at the Chair of History Education
(Didactics of History) at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
(Chairholder: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Erdmann)

2000-2002

Professor of History and History Education (Didactics of History)
at the University of Education of Weingarten

2002-2006

Professor of History Education (Didactics of History) and Contemporary History at the University of Siegen

since 2006

Professor of History Education (Didactics of History)
at the University of Augsburg

2004-2012

Joint Editor of the international trade journal
for the didactics of history yearbook-jahrbuch-annales

since 2006 Board member of the International Society
of the Didactics of History 
(Internationale Gesellschaft für Geschichtsdidaktik)
since 2006

Head of  the research group Welt- und Globalgeschichtliche Perspektiven für den Geschichtsunterricht (world- and global-historic perspectives for the teaching of history)
of the German Society for History Didactics
(Konferenz für Geschichtsdidaktik KGD)

2007-2011

Chairperson of the German Society for History Didactics 
(Konferenz für Geschichtsdidaktik KGD)

2010-2013

Member of the academic advisory board of the Israeli-Palestinian-textbook-project  "Portrayal of the other" under the direction of Prof. Dr. Bruce Wexler on behalf of the United States Senate

since 2010

Member of the academic advisory board
of the DHM (German Historical Museum)

since 2011 Chairperson of the International Society of the Didactics of History
2011-2013 Chairperson of the research group Geschichte (History) in the working committee Globales Lernen (Global Learning)
of the KMK (until 2013)