Essen College of Gender Studies

Awards and Distinctions

Prof. Karen Shire received a Visiting Research Fellowship (research interest: Personal and Household Service Work in Europe) to Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri, Italy (2015). Prof. Patricia Plummer conducted research under a Visiting Research Fellowship of the School of Letters, Art and Media at the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia (research interest: Gender, Art and Theosophy in Sydney: Louisa Haynes Le Freimann [1863–1956]) (2015). Junior Professor Marie Paul was awarded the UDE Diversity Research Prize in the Mercator School of Management/Faculty of Business Management. Dr. Melanie Panse received a Karl-Ferdinand-Werner Fellowship of the German Historical Institute in Paris (2014); and Dr. Franziska Labrenz was accepted into the Global Young Faculty – an initiative of the Mercator Foundation in cooperation with the UA Ruhr (2015ံ–2017).