Board

Professor Dr. Viola B. Georgi

Director of the ZBI, Professor for Diversity Education

Short CV

Viola B. Georgi is a Professor for Diversity Education at the University of Hildesheim and Director of the Center for Diversity, Democracy and Inclusion in Migration Societies (ZBI). Between 2006 and 2012 she served as a junior professor for Intercultural Education at the Free University of Berlin. In 2010, she became a visiting professor at York University in Toronto, Canada. Previously, she worked as a research associate at the Department of Social Sciences of the Goethe University in Frankfurt and at the Center for Applied Policy Research of the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich. She studied education and sociology at the Goethe University of Frankfurt, the University of Bristol (GB) and Harvard University (USA).

Contact & Location

Email: georgiv@uni-hildesheim.de

Call: +49 5121 883 10106

Fax: +49 5121 883 10107

Office: N229

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim
Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft
Abteilung Angewandte Erziehungswissenschaft

Universitätsplatz 1

31141 Hildesheim

Germany

Professor Dr. Johannes Ismaiel-Wendt

Professor for Music Studies / Music Sociology

Short CV

Johannes Ismaiel-Wendt, born in 1973, studied cultural studies, sociology and musicology at the University of Bremen. He earned his Ph.D. with Prof. Dr. Sabine Bröck (University of Bremen, first supervisor) and Prof. Dr. Alexander Weheliye (Northwestern University, Chicago) with his thesis "tracks'n'treks. Postcolonial Music and Postcolonial Analysis" (Münster: Unrast 2011). He writes and teaches about aesthetics of electronic dance music and routes of the Black Atlantic. Johannes Ismaiel-Wendt is a state-approved educator, has worked on numerous cultural education projects and has taught percussion ensembles, among others. He holds sound lectures where he combines his work as a scientist and live drum machinist. From 6/2010-4/2012, he worked as a scientific consultant and assistant at the House of World Cultures in the projects Translating HipHop and Global Prayers. His research activities concern music and/or knowledge genesis. 

Contact & Location

Email: ismaielw@uni-hildesheim.de

Call: +49 5121 883 20904

Office: Hs 2/203

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim / Domäne
Institut für Musik und Musikwissenschaft

Domänenstraße 2

31141 Hildesheim

Germany 

 

 

Professor Dr. Elke Montanari

Board member at the Institute for German Language and Literature

Professor for German as a Second Language

Short CV

Elke Montanari has been professor of German as a Second Language and Multilingualism at the University of Hildesheim since 2012. Her research focuses on the areas of multilingual language acquisition of German in childhood and adulthood, the multilingual lexicon, genus and authenticity.

Contact & Location

Email: elke.montanari@uni-hildesheim.de

Call: +49 5121 883 30108

Office: LN 203

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim / Bühler Campus
Institut für deutsche Sprache und Literatur

Lübecker Straße 3 (access from Lüneburger Straße)

31141 Hildesheim 

Germany

Professor Dr. Hannes Schammann

Professor for Migration Policy

Short CV

Hannes Schammann is Professor of Migration Policy at the University of Hildesheim. Prior to this, he worked for several years in migration and integration policy practice: as a project manager for migration and integration at the Robert Bosch Stiftung, as a consultant for fundamental issues of integration at the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees as well as a coordinator for integration projects at the Federal Association for Protestant Youth Social Work. He has designed and accompanied numerous projects related to migration and integration. The main topics were "Flight and Asylum", "Islam in Germany", "Migration and Labour Market" and "Welcome Culture and Interculturality". From a predominantly institution-centred perspective, he deals with questions of migration and refugee policy in Germany. Hannes Schammann earned his doctorate at the University of Passau with an interdisciplinary thesis on ethnic marketing and integration. He studied "Languages, Economic and Cultural Studies" at the Universities of Passau and Concepción (Chile). 

Contact & Location

Email: hannes.schammann@uni-hildesheim.de

Call: +49 5121 883 10712

Office: F 208

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Universitätsplatz 1

31141 Hildesheim

Germany

Professor Dr. Janna Teltemann

Professor for Educational Sociology

Short CV

Janna Teltemann is an Assistant Professor of Educational Sociology at the University of Hildesheim. Until 2015 she worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Empirical and Applied Sociology and at the Collaborative Research Center 597 "Staatlichkeit im Wandel" at the University of Bremen. She studied sociology with a focus on urban sociology at the University of Bremen, where she earned her doctorate from 2007 to 2012 on the influence of education systems, welfare state regimes and integration policies on the school performance of migrants. In addition to guest residencies at the University of Amsterdam and the Social Science Research Centre Berlin, she worked as an external consultant for the OECD project "Migrant Education Review". Her research agenda includes educational inequality, changes in education policy and the comparison of education systems, integration of migrants and quantitative methods.

Contact & Location

Email: telteman@uni-hildesheim.de

Call: +49 5121 883 10722

Office: F 301

Stiftung Universität Hildesheim
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Universitätsplatz 1

31141 Hildesheim

Germany