31.3.1956 born in Munich
WS 1976 - WS 1982 studied Economics, Political Science, Sociology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
1.10.1982 - 31.3.1983 Research Assistent with Professor Dr. Hans Jonas (New School for Social Research, New York; Eric-Voegelin Professor, München)
1.4.1983 - 31.3.1986 Assistant Professor for Political Science at the Geschwister-Scholl Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, München
1.4.1986 - 15.8.1988 Research Fellow Sonderforschungsbereich 333 der Universität München „Entwicklungsperspektiven von Arbeit“ (Special research unit on the Future of Work)
July 1987 Dr. phil. in Political Science
15.8.1988 - 31.8.1990 Visiting Associate Professor at Northwestern University, Evanston/Il. USA
1.12.1990 - 30.10.1992 Research Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln (Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies)
1.11.1992 - 31.12.1993 Independent Consultant in the field of Telecommunications (FACTS)
1.1.1994 – 29.02.2004 Senior Research Fellow at the Akademie für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Baden Württemberg, Stuttgart (Center of Technology Assessment) responsible for the projects in the field of multimedia, telelearning, internet, regional economic restructuring etc. Since 2001 deputy director of the Department Technology, Organization, Work.
01.03.2004- University of Stuttgart, Institute for Social Sciences

Sunday, September 19., 2010