Angelika Paseka University of Hamburg, Germany
Angelika Paseka is Professor for Educational Science with a bias on school education and professionalism at the University of Hamburg, Germany. She holds a doctorate in Sociology and has a post-doctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) in Educational Science. She has been working in teacher education since 1992 at several institutions in Austria (College of Teacher Education/Vienna, University of Vienna and Linz) before changing to the University of Hamburg in 2010. Her current research interests focus teacher professionalism, uncertainty and family-school-partnership and she is expert in qualitative methods in educational research. She was for eight years council member of the Austrian Society for Research and Development in Education and in this time representing Austria in the EERA-council. She is co-founder and co-editor of the Zeitschrift für Bildungsforschung as well as author and co-author of several publications.