Professor Heather Hofmeister, Ph.D.


Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Faculty of Social Sciences
Institute of Sociology
Specialty in the sociology of work
PEG-Building Campus Westend
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6 / Room 3.G 118
60323 Frankfurt am Main

Tel:  +49 69/798-36509

Office Manager
Lis Breuer-Glasner


Office Hours Prof. Hofmeister


Room 3.G 107
Tel. +49 69/798-36510

Do to the current corona crises office hours

will be held exclusively by phone or Skype for

the time being.

Please give us a valid phone number and/or

your Skype name und emailadress when

asking for an appointment.

Thank you very much!

By appointment
through Ms Breuer-Glasner 

(please state your request)

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Biography in Brief

From 10/2020 Dean of Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences
10/2018-03/2020 Dean of Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences
04/2017-09/2018 Chair of the board of examiners of the Faculty of Social Sciences
Since 2018 Board of Trustees for the Technical University of Munich
10/2012-04/2015 Chair of the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences
2011-2019 Board of Trustees for the University of Bamberg
Since 2011 Board of Trustees for the TUM Institute for Advanced Studies
Since 2011 Professor at the Goethe-University, Frankfurt (Germany), Sociology of Work
Since 2011 Co-Director, CLBO - Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations
2008-2011 Vice-Rector of RWTH Aachen University (Germany), Human Resources Management and Development
2007-2011 Professor at RWTH Aachen University (Germany), Sociology with specialties in Gender and Life Course Research
2002-2007 Assistant Professor, University of Bamberg (Germany)
2002 Assistant Professor, University of Bielefeld (Germany)
2001-2002 Visiting Professor, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY (USA)
2002 Ph.D., Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (USA)
1998 Master of Arts (M.A.), Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (USA)
1995 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Sociology, Rice University, Houston, TX (USA)