Clarissa Schär

Clarissa Schär, MA

Assistentin / Teaching and Research Assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 27 69

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-F-20

clarissa.schaer@ife.uzh.ch

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2018 teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Educational Science with focus on Social Pedagogy at the Institute of Education at the University of Zurich
  • Since 2016 founding member and board member of the community of interests for quality in child protection
  • Teaching and research assistant at the Institute for Studies in Children and Youth Services of the School of Social Work at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts North Western Switzerland (2013–2018)
  • Teaching and research assistant at the Chair Theory and Methods of Social Work at University of Duisburg-Essen (2012–2013)
  • Teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Educational Science with focus on Social Pedagogy at the Institute of Education at the University of Zurich (2011–2013)
  • Master thesis titled “Jugendliche im Internet. Eine qualitative Untersuchung zur Konstruktion von Geschlecht anhand experimenteller Selbstdarstellungen auf Fotografien”  (young people on the Internet. A qualitative investigation into the construction of gender using experimental self-representations in photographs).
  • Studies of Educational Science (focus on social pedagogy), Geography, and Popular Culture Studies at the University of Zurich with the degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (2004–2011).

Research Interests

  • child protection
  • childhood and youth research (especially in the context of new media)
  • body and gender theoretical approaches
  • cultural studies
  • education and social inequality
  • theory and history of social pedagogy
  • photo analyses