01 April 2012
BSEL announces new Vice President
On 1 April 2012, Prof. Dr. Friederike Maier is taking office as Vice President at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL). As the successor to Prof. Dr. Clemens Arzt, Professor Maier’s specific remit will be ‘Research’ and ‘Knowledge Transfer'.
Professor Maier joined the BSEL in 1992 (at that time, the Berlin School of Economics) when she was appointed to the chair of Distribution and Social Policy in the Department of Business and Economics. Her main focus in teaching and research is on labour market and employment policies, social policy and gender, and the economy. Professor Maier’s many administrative functions at the University have included a term as member of the Academic Senate, and as the Academic Director of the General Studies programme. As the Director of the Harriet Taylor Mill Institute for Economics and Gender Studies at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (BSEL), Professor Maier heads the first gender and economics research institute in Germany at a University specialising in business and economics.
Together with Prof. Dr. Friederike Maier, the University Management comprises Prof. Dr. Bernd Reissert, President of the BSEL, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thorsten Kurzawa, First Vice President, Prof. Dr. Andreas Zaby, Vice President, and Norbert Nerlich, Registrar.