27 February 2018 to 2 March 2018
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Europe/Berlin timezone

Prof. Dr. Carolin Kreber

Prof. Dr. Carolin Kreber received her combined BA/BEd (specialising in History and English) from the Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg, Germany in 1990, her master’s degree in Adult Education and Curriculum Theory from Brock University in Southern Ontario in 1993 and a doctorate (PhD) in Higher Education from the Department of Theory and Policy Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto (OISE/UT), Canada, in 1997. The same year she accepted her first tenure-track academic appointment in Adult and Higher Education at the University of Alberta (Department of Educational Policy Studies), in Edmonton,  Canada, where she obtained tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2001.

Prior to her appointment with the University of Alberta, and while pursuing doctoral studies at OISE/UT, Prof. Dr. Carolin Kreber was a lecturer at Brock University teaching courses in adult education and research methodology. She has been Professor at the University of Edinburgh since January 2005. From 2005-2010 she directed the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Assessment, located in the former Department of Higher and Community Education. From 2012 – 2015 she was the Director of the Higher Education Research Group (HERG). Since 2015 she is Dean, School of Professional Studies at Cape Breton University in Canada (where she is currently also interim Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences). Her academic interests focus on adult and higher education, perspectives on professionalism and professional practices, and, increasingly, the application of social philosophy to education.

Selected recent publications

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