Catrin Heite

Catrin Heite, Prof. Dr.

Professorin für Erziehungswissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Sozialpädagogik / Professor of Educational Science with focus on Social Pedagogy

Programmdirektorin BA/MA / Program Director BA/MA

Phone: +41 44 634 57 92

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-F-22

c.heite@ife.uzh.ch

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since September 2012 Professor for Educational Science with focus on Social Pedagogy at the University of Zurich, Institute of Education
  • Professor of Social Pedagogy at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, Institute of Social Work and Social Pedagogy (October 2011 - August 2012)
  • Habilitation at the University of Bielefeld: Habilitation Thesis: Soziale Arbeit und Wohlfahrtsstaatlichkeit. Professionalität in  generationaler Perspektive, Habilitation Colloquium: Disziplinäre und professionelle Entgrenzungen? Zur erziehungswissenschaftlichen Positionierung Sozialer Arbeit (December 2011)
  • Academic Councilor at the University of Münster, Institute of Education, Department II – Extracurricular Education / Social Pedagogy (October 2008 - September 2011)
  • Postdoc at the Research Training Group Jugendhilfe im Wandel, University of Bielefeld, Faculty of Education, AG8: Social Work (August 2007 - September 2008)
  • Project Coordinator in the Erasmus Curriculum Development Project “New Models of Activism in European Social Work” (PhD-network), Location of Bielefeld (Januar 2007 - July 2007)
  • Doctorate in Educational Sciences (Dr. phil.) at the University of Bielefeld. Dissertation published 2008 by Juventa-Verlag Series Edition Soziale Arbeit. Title: Soziale Arbeit im Kampf um Anerkennung. Professionstheoretische Perspektiven. (2007)
  • PhD-Scholarship of the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (January 2004 - December 2006)

Research Interests

  • theory and history of social pedagogy
  • professionalism
  • transformation of the welfare state
  • childhood studies
  • social inequality
  • gender studies