Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Bettina Lindmeier

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Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Bettina Lindmeier
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Schloßwender Straße 1
30159 Hannover
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Bettina_Lindmeier Bettina_Lindmeier © Roland Schneider/Bilderraum Fotostudio
Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Bettina Lindmeier
Address
Schloßwender Straße 1
30159 Hannover
Building
Room
011
Positions
Teaching Staff Representatives
Examination Board Special Needs Education and Rehabilitation Sciences (Master of Arts)
Professors
Institute of Education for Special Needs

KEY TOPICS OF INTEREST IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING

  • Difference and inclusion
  • Teacher education & professionalization of specialists
  • Diversity-sensitive university
  • Participation of disabled or disadvantaged people (i.a. in the context school assistance, joint seminars)
  • Age/Dementia and Disability

BIO

  • Work experience
    • Since 02/2008: Full professorship (W3) for 'General Disability Education and Sociology' at the Institute for Special Education at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    • 11/2003 - 01/2008: Junior Professorship (W1) for 'General and Integrative Education for the Disabled' at the Institute for Special Education at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    • 2003: Representation of the professorship for 'Education for special educational needs' at the Institute for Special Education, Prevention, Rehabilitation at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (returned due to starting position in Hanover)
    • 1999 - 2003: Research associate at the Institute for Special Education, Prevention, Rehabilitation at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Department of Education for Special Needs (General Special Education)
    • 1999: Participation in the research project 'Families with Disabled Children' (1999-2001, project management: Prof. Dr. Thimm), further research stay in England on this topic (2000)
    • 05/1999 - 08/1999: Expertise within the framework of the federal research project 'Implementation of Model Concepts in Housing Facilities for Disabled Aid' at the research center 'Living Worlds of Disabled People' in Tübingen (project management Dr. H. Metzler) on the subject of 'Housing and well-being taking into account the structural Conditions' (contract for work)
    • 1997 - 1998: Project coordinator in the accompanying scientific research on the de-hospitalization of people with mental disabilities from the psychiatric district hospitals in Bavaria (project management: Prof. Dr. Straßmeier, University of Würzburg)
  • Education
    • 2004: Habilitation at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg; Venia legendi: General education for the disabled
    • 2003: Admission to the habilitation at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg; subject of thesis: Categorization and decategorization in special education
    • 1997: Doctorate (Dr. phil.) at the University of Würzburg
    • 1992: Start of doctoral studies (special education, pedagogy, Ibero-Roman philology) at the University of Würzburg; subject of thesis: On the beginnings of bringing up difficult children with Johann Hinrich Wichern
    • 1988 - 1992: Studies of special education, pedagogy, ibero-roman philology; degree Master of Arts (Magister Artium)
    • 1987 - 1992: Studies of special education (behavioral and pedagogical learning disabilities, secondary school didactics: German, work theory, art) at the University of Würzburg; degree first state examination (erstes Staatsexamen)
  • Awards and commitments
    • 2017: Award for special commitment in teaching at the Faculty of Philosophy (together with Sarah Dreyer, Alice Junge, Mia Lücke, Dr. Dorothee Meyer, Prof. Dr. Claudia Schomaker)
    • 1998: Research grant from the University Würzburg for a resaerch stay in Great Britain (endowment of the University's Jubilee Foundation)
    • 1993 – 1995: Doctoral scholarship from the University Würzburg according to Bavarian law to promote young academics and artists
    • 1992: Award of the 'Stifterverband' for German science

  • Memberships and offices

    Activities on the advisory boards of scientific journals

    • Since 2006: journal 'Geistige Behinderung' (until 2008); since 2009 journal 'Teilhabe'
    • since 2004: journal 'Gemeinsam Leben'

       

    Memberships & practice transfers

    • German Educational Research Association (DGfE/Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft), division 6 "Special Education" and division 1 "History of Education"
    • Association of Professors and Lecturers (Hochschullehrerverband)
    • Since 2019: Member of the Advisory Board of the project "Fachkraft Leichte Sprache"
    • 2017-2019: Scientific support of the Lower Saxonian core curriculum for the promotional focus intellectual development primary and secondary level I.
    • 2006 – 2017: Working in the Housing Committee of the Landesverband der Lebenshilfe Niedersachsen

     

    Positions at the Leibniz Universität Hannover

    • 2017 – 2019: Deputy head of the Institute for Special Education
    • Since 2017: Director of Research at the Leibniz School of Education
    • Since 2015: Member of the University Council
    • Since 2013: Member of the Senate (proxy since 2011)
    • Since 2011: Member of the Ethics Commitee
    • 2008 – 2010: Managing director of the Institute for Special Education