Логотип ZDES

Tatiana Zimenkova

Affiliated researcher at the Centre for German and European Studies

Researcher at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

Research areas:
  • Theories of democracy and participation
  • Citizenship education
  • Activism
  • Minority learners
  • Refugee education
  • Gender & queer studies
  • Qualitative methods in sociology
  • Russian
  • English
  • German
  • 2000 Diploma of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University
  • 2006 PhD in sociology at the Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld, Germany
  • 2016 Habilitation, venia legendi „Sociology“ Faculty for Sociology/ Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University 
Work experience:
  • Since 2014 Professor for Diversity in Teacher’s Training, Curricula and Education Research at the Centre for Teacher Training (DoKoLL), TU Dortmund University
  • Since 2014 Member of the Institute for Philosophy and Political science, the Faculty for Humanitarian sciences and Theology, TU Dortmund University
  • 2012-2014 Coordinator of the „Praxis Term“ conception group for social sciences within the Bielefeld School of Education (BISED) Bielefeld University
  • 2013 Coordinator of International cooperation, gender and diversity management at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, Bielefeld University
  • 2009-2014 Research fellow and lecturer in teachers training at Faculty for Sociology, Bielefeld University
  • 2005-2012 Representative of the German Director of the Centre for German and European Studies (ZDES), Department of Sociology, Bielefeld University
  • 2001-2004 Administrative co-ordinator of the research project “Participation and Dynamics of Social Positionings“ (PARADYS), Institute for Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University