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This page describes the team of researchers ans lecturers at the research and development institute for international cooperation in education of the University of teacher education Zug.

Team IZB

Carola Mantel
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Prof. Dr. Carola Mantel
Head of IZB
+41 41 727 12 91

Doctoral degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Zurich; master's degree in Social Anthropology (major), International Law (minor) and Religious Studies (minor) from the University of Zurich. Professional experience as lecturer and researcher at the Teacher Education University Zug, as researcher in the field of social impact assessment in the post-Tsunami Indonesian province of Aceh and as primary and secondary school teacher at different schools in the canton of Zurich. Currently involved in pre-service and in-service teacher education as well as in different research and development projects, focusing on the following areas of interest: social boundary making, social justice in and through education, dealing with social inequalities and migration-related diversity, intercultural sensitivity, potentials for professional development by experiencing mobility stays, teachers with a so-called immigrant background and diversity among teachers.

Publication list Carola Mantel

 

Miriam Aegerter-Jossen
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Miriam Aegerter-Jossen, MA
Lecturer, Deputy Head of IZB
+41 41 727 12 76


Master's Degree in International Communication from Macquarie University in Sydney and Bachelor degree in Secondary Education from the University of Teacher Education, Zurich. Professional experience as teacher and research associate in Switzerland, Australia and China. Current working fields cover research and teaching activities in the field of Intercultural Education and program management of the CAS «German as a second language and interculturality».

 

Dominique Braun
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Dominique Braun, lic. phil.
Research Associate
+41 41 727 12 75
dominique.braun@phzg.ch

Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Zurich, Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education from former Teacher Training College Zurich and CAS German as a second language from the Institute Unterstrass in Zurich. Professional experience as primary school teacher in Switzerland and as research associate in different education projects. Currently involved in research projects covering education in the context of migration and inequality.

Marcus Büzberger
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Marcus Büzberger, Lic. oec. publ.
Lecturer
+41 41 727 12 67


Licentiate Business Administration and Economics from University of Zurich. Post Graduate Certificate in Intercultural Communication from University of Lucerne. Professional experience in International Cooperation on different levels and in different regions in Africa, Asia and Latin America and as trainer in Intercultural Communication. Current working fields cover teaching and research activities in the field of Intercultural Education, Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Coaching and International Cooperation in Education.

 

Marco Fankhauser
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Marco Fankhauser, MSc
Lecturer
+41 41 727 12 75

Master's Degree in Social Work from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Professional experiences as pedagogue and project leader in the field of Intercultural Education, particularly in the non-profit sector with target groups from Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. Currently mainly involved in the development / elaboration of teaching materials focusing on humanitarianism/humanitarian values and principles.

 

Tamina Kappeler
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Tamina Kappeler, MA
Research Associate
+41 41 727 13 93

Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development Cooperation from the University of Kaiserslautern and Bachelor's degree in Primary Education from the University of Teacher Education in Zurich. Professional experience as primary school teacher in Switzerland and Bolivia as well as in education projects in international cooperation. Currently involved in pre-service teacher education as well as in research projects covering education in the context of migration and inequality.

Claudia Meierhans
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Claudia Meierhans, MSc
Lecturer
+41 41 727 12 88


Master's Degree in Geography and Sociology, MAS in Secondary and Higher Education from the University of Zurich and CAS Coaching from the Coachingzentrum Olten. Professional experiences as research assistant at the University of Zurich and as grammar school teacher at different matura schools in Switzerland. Current working fields cover Migration Pedagogy, Intercultural Communication, International Cooperation in Education and Culturally Reflexive Coaching.

 

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Nikolina Stanic, Dr.
Research Associate
+41 41 727 13 91

Doctoral degree in Social Anthropology and Sociology from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva); master’s degree in Social Anthropology (major), Sociology (minor) and Social Pedagogy (minor) from the University of Zurich. Professional experience as lecturer at the University of Teacher Education (Zurich) and as researcher at the University of Applied Sciences (St.Gallen). Main areas of expertise include social inequality, migration & education, participatory governance and neoliberalism with a strong focus on the “Global South”. Currently involved in research projects covering education in the context of migration and inequality, international cooperation in education and teaching activities (scientific work) at the Coachingzentrum Olten.

Marco Wenger
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Marco Wenger, MA
Research Associate
+41 41 727 13 90

Master's Degree in Social Science with a focus on migration and citizenship from University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland and Bachelor's degree in International Relations from University of Geneva, Switzerland. Currently involved in different projects at the IZB i.a. development / elaboration of teaching materials focusing on humanitarianism/humanitarian values and principles as well as research covering education in the context of migration and inequality.

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PH Zug
Zugerbergstrasse 3
6300 Zug
+41 41 727 12 91

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