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Prof. Dr. Maria Anna Kreienbaum

Professor , Lehrstuhl Theorie der Schule, University of Wuppertal

Associated Professorship

Teaching in school settings, emphasising gender difference


Chair of School Education focusing on gender difference at the University of Paderborn since SS 2002; WS 00/01-01/02 assistant professor of school education at Justus Liebig University Gießen; 2000 habilitation at the University of Dortmund, venia legendi; school education; 1996-2000 deputy chairs at the Universities of Frankfurt/Main, Halle/Saale and Karlsruhe; 1992-1993 University of Dortmund women's officer; 1991 PhD at the University of Dortmund.
November 1986 - March 96 Centre for Research on Higher Education and Faculty Development, University of Dortmund. Research emphases: school socialisation and learning gender, teachers' self-image and external image, theories of school, school development and school programmes; July-August 85 Women's Research and Resources Centre London; 1983-1985 preparatory service for secondary teaching qualification; 1979-1986 teacher in secondary and vocational schools; SS 75-SS 79 teaching degree in the subjects English and German for Realschulen at the Ruhr University Bochum; 1974 university entrance level examinations in Bochum.

Focus of Work

School, learning and gender, profession research, school development, intercultural teaching.

Research and Practice projects (selection)

1996 - 2014
School Programme and School Success – a long-term study
LinE Teacher Training in Europe

Publications (selection)

Websitelink to my Publications


school, learning, profession, teaching, profession research, school development, intercultural education


Social Sciences