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Herr Prof. PhD Thomas Faist: Kontakt

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1. Fakultät für Soziologie / Personen / Professorinnen und Professoren
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Professur für Transnationale Beziehungen, Entwicklungs- und Migrationssoziologie 
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thomas.faist@uni-bielefeld.de  
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2. Fakultät für Soziologie / Beauftragte / Internationales / Erasmus
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Internationalisierungsbeauftragter (auch Erasmus) 
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3. Fakultät für Soziologie / Arbeitsbereiche / Arbeitsbereich 6 - Transnationalisierung und Entwicklung
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Professur für Transnationale Beziehungen, Entwicklungs- und Migrationssoziologie 
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Curriculum Vitae

Academic Training

A. Post-Doctoral Qualifications
Habilitation (Post-Doctoral Dissertation), University of Bremen, 1999

B. Graduate Education
PhD, The Graduate Faculty, New School for Social Research, New York, 1992
Magister Artium (MA) in Political Science and American Studies, University of Tübingen, 1986
C. High School
Abitur, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliches Gymnasium (Mathematics-Natural Science High School), Hausach, Baden-Württemberg, 1978

Awards
Albert Salomon Memorial Award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Sciences, New School for Social Research, New York, 1992
Elinor Goldmarck Black Fellow for Advanced Studies in the Dynamics of Social Change, und Alvin Johnson Dissertation Fellowship, New School for Social Research, New York, 1991
Quadrille Ball Fellow of the Germanistic Society of America. 1990-1991
Walter and Vera Eberstadt Fellow, New School for Social Research, New York, 1989-1990
New School Prize Fellow, New School for Social Research, New York, 1987-1990
Andrew S. Cowart Award, Department of Political Science, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, 1987

Professional Career

Dean, Faculty of Sociology, Bielefeld University, 2013-2015
Professor, Sociology of Transnationalization, Migration and Development, Department of Sociology, Bielefeld University, since October 2004
Professor of Political Science and Political Managemen), and Director of the Program in Political Management, Hochschule Bremen, 2000-2004
Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, University of Bremen and Executive Manager at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS), University of Bremen, 1996-2000
Researcher and Lecturer (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) in the Department Theory and Constitution of the Welfare State, Centre for Social Policy Research (ZeS), University of Bremen, 1992-96
Consultant for apprenticeship training and further education in Germany, Manpower Development Research Corporation, New York, 1990-92
Coordinator of Education Programs, “Arbeitskreis Ausländische Arbeitnehmer”, Tübingen, Germany, 1983-86
Office of Congressman Harold E. Ford, Memphis, TN, 1982-83
Zivildienst, Jugendkeller, Kehl/Rhein, Germany, 1978-80

International Visiting Professorships and Fellowships

Hannah Arendt DAAD Visiting Professor, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, 2004-05
Willy-Brandt-Guestprofessor, School of International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER), Malmö University, Sweden, 2001 and 2003
Postdoctoral Fellow, Program in Race, Poverty and Social Policy, Graduate School of Public Policy Studies, The University of Chicago, 1993-94 (declined)
Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Politics, History, and Culture, The University of Chicago, 1990

Research Projects

Principal Investigator, Research projects “Bright Futures: A Comparative Study of Internal and International Mobility of Chinese Higher Education Students” and “Asian Educational Mobilities“, German Research Council (DFG), in cooperation with ESRC (UK) and NSFC (China), 2015-2020

Principal Investigator and German partner, Research project “Youth mobility: maximising opportunities for individuals, labour markets and regions in Europe (YMOBILITY)”, European Union, Horizon 2020, 2015-2018

Principal Investigator and German partner, Research project “MECLEP - Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy”, European Union, Thematic Programme on Migration and Asylum (TPMA), 2014-2017

Principal Investigator and German partner, Research project “Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET), European Commission, 7th Framework Programme, 2014-2017

Deputy Director, Central Coordination Project of Collaborative Research Centre 882 (SFB) “From Heterogeneities to Inequalities”, German Research Council (DFG), 2011-2016

Principal Investigator, Research project “Informal Social Protection in Transnational Social Spaces“, Collaborative Research Centre 882 (SFB) “From Heterogeneities to Inequalities”, German Research Council (DFG), 2011-2016

Principal Investigator, with Oliver Razum (Public Health), “Pilot Project: Transnational Panel Study”, Collaborative Research Centre 882 (SFB) “From Heterogeneities to Inequalities”, German Research Council (DFG), 2011-2016

German partner and leader of two work packages of “Transnational Migration and Transformation” (TRANS-NET), European Union, Specific Targeted Project (FP 7), 2008-2011

Convenor, ZiF Cooperation Group “Transnationalization and Development(s): Concepts and Venues for Research”, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld, 2008-2009

Chair of the Scientific Board and German partner of “Environmental Change and Forced Migration Scenarios” (EACH-FOR), European Union, Specific Targeted Project (FP 6), 2007-2009
Principal Investigator, Research project on “Political Practices of Migrants in Germany”, German Research Council (DFG) and European Science Foundation (ESF), 2005-2006

Principal Investigator, Research project in the Collaborative Research Centre 597 “Transformations in Statehood”, University of Bremen: „Migration Control and Democratic Legitimacy“, German Research Council (DFG), 2003-2006

Principal Investigator, International Research Project on “Dual Citizenship in a Global World: Germany in Comparative Perspective”, funded by the VolkswagenStiftung, 2002-2005; cooperation with partners from the Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey and Poland

Principal Investigator, German representative of European research network “Social Inclusion and Exclusion in Europe”, European Commission, TSER Program, Brussels, 1998-2000

Co-Director of Research Project, with Professor Claus Offe and Professor Klaus Sieveking, on “The Employment of Contract Workers from Eastern Europe in Germany: Legal Regulations and Political Conflicts” (Die Beschäftigung von Werkvertragsarbeitnehmern aus Osteuropa in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Rechtliche Regelungen und politische Konflikte), VolkwagenStiftung, 1995-1998; cooperation with partners from Poland, Hungary and Russia

Leadership in Post-Graduate, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Programs

Director of the German-Turkish Summer Institute, in cooperation with Professor Eyüp Özveren (Middle East Technical University, Ankara); funded by Robert-Bosch-Stiftung, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Körber-Stiftung, 2000-2004
Principal Investigator, Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS), since 2006
Mentor in the pilot project “ProProfessur – Mentoring and intensive training for highly qualified young women scientists on their way into professorship “, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a.M., 2007-2009
Director, Research Conference „Climate Change, Environmental Migration and Conflict“, European Science Foundation (ESF), 2010-2014

Membership in Committees, Advisory and Editorial Boards

Advisor to the Migration Commission of the German Bishops’ Conference, since 2016
Scientific Advisory Board, Multilayered Borders of Global Security (GLASE), Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland (UEF), since 2016
Scientific Board, Jagiellonian Centre for Migration Studies, Jagiellonian University, Krakov, since 2014
Advisory Board, Max Planck Institute for the Research of Multireligious and Multiethnic Societies, Göttingen, since 2014
International Advisory Board, Maastricht Centre for Citizenship, Migration and Development (MACIMIDE), Maastricht University, since 2013
Advisory Board, Research Group “Crossroads Asia”, 2011-2014

Member, National Committee for Research on Global Change, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Executive Board, COST Action “Climate Change and Migration: Knowledge, Law and Policy, and Theory”, 2011-2015

International Advisory Board, Center for Study of Pluralism and the Civil Sphere, Augustana College, since 2010

Board of Directors, International Network on Migration and Development (INMD), since 2009; Scientific Committee, since 2014

International Advisory Board, International Migration and Diaspora Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, since 2009

Deputy Editor, The Sociological Quarterly, 2004-2008

Advisory Board, The Bucerius Ph.D. Scholarships in Migration Studies: Settling into Motion, ZEIT-Stiftung, Hamburg, 2007-2014

Board Member of the Section “Migration and Ethnic Relations”, German Society for Sociology (DGS), 2006-2010

Co-chair of the Working Group on “Migration Politics”, German Political Science Association (DVPW), 2000-03

Editorial Board: Social Problems, Ethnic and Racial Studies, South Asian Diaspora, Migration and Development, Pakistan Journal of Social Issues and Social Inclusion, African Human Mobility Review; Advisory Board: Migration Letters, Transnational Social Review; Anthem Press: “Key Issues in Sociology” Series

Aktuelle Forschungsthemen

International migration, Citizenship, Transnationalization, Social Question, Global North & Global South

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