Team

The Department of Cultural Policy currently has three professors and eight research assistants. Prof. Wolfgang Schneider is in charge of Cultural Policy, Prof. Birgit Mandel heads up Cultural Management, and Prof. Vanessa-Isabelle Reinwand-Weiss looks after Arts Education.

Prof. Wolfgang Schneider, Dr. Daniel Gad, Theresa Bärwolff, Meike Lettau, Michèle Brand and Nele Tast are responsible for devising most of the activities of the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development.

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schneider

Founding director of the Department of Cultural Policy at the University of Hildesheim. Germany's first and to date only full university professor for cultural policy and holder of the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development at the University of Hildesheim

Dr. Daniel Gad

Managing Director of the UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development at the University of Hildesheim since 2012

Theresa Bärwolff

Research assistant at the UNESCO Chair since October 2015 

Meike Lettau

Research assistant at the UNESCO Chair since October 2016

Michèle Brand

Research assistant at the UNESCO Chair since April 2017

Nele Tast

Undergraduate assistant