Research and work priorities:
- Gender & Diversity Studies
- Educational Sociology
- Educational inequalities (gender, social origin, further education)
Annette´s research broadly concerns the consequences of inequality and is mainly focused on how gender affects inequality processes and educational choices and how lifelong learning can influence social mobility.
10/2017-09/2020 Coordination of the program Gendered Configurations of Humans and Machines „Konfiguration von Mensch, Maschine und Geschlecht“ (KoMMa.G) (until 12/2019 together with Corinna Melcher).
Annette Bartsch studied Sociology, Political Science and Psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Technische Universität Braunschweig and completed her studies with a Magistra Artium. In 1998, she received the award Braunschweiger Bürgerpreis for outstanding course achievements and social commitment.
Before she joined the Chair of the Maria-Goeppert-Mayer-Professorship "Gender, Technology, Mobility" at the Institute of Flight Guidance (iff) in 2017, she worked as a research and teaching assistant at the Institute of Social Sciences at the Technische Universität Braunschweig. During 2001 and 2003, she taught in the field of comparative politics and international relations in the discipline of political science. In 2003, she started working at the Department of Sociology (Team Prof. Dr. Herbert Oberbeck) as a lecturer in the fields of Youth & Family, Gender Studies, Education, Industrial Relations and the Future of Work.
From 2011 until 2017, Annette worked in the joint Mobility Economics research project of Lower Saxony "Verbundprojekt Mobilitätswirtschaft" which created new ways and transitions to universities ("Open University") and developed innovative academic education and training opportunities for the Lower Saxony priority sector of mobility. Since 2016 she is the head of the Further Education Centre at Technische Universität Braunschweig (until 2019 together with Ulrike Wrobel).