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Prof. Dr. Hella von Unger

Portrait Prof. Dr. Hella von Unger (photo: David Ausserhofer)
Research Fields
  • Qualitative and participatory methods of social research
  • Sociology of health and disease
  • Sciology of knowledge
  • Theories of discourse
Contact
mail: unger [at] soziologie [dot] uni-muenchen [dot] de
Postal Address:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität
Institut für Soziologie
Konradstraße 6
80801 München
Germany

mail: unger [at] soziologie [dot] uni-muenchen [dot] de
Former Staff Member of the Research Group
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since April 2013
Professor of Sociology with the focus on qualitative methods of empirical social research at LMU München

2012 - 2013
Research Fellow, WZB, Research Group Science Policy Studies

2006 - 2012
Research Fellow, WZB, Research Group Public Health

since 2005
Lecturer for qualitative social science research methods for various courses in MA studies at the Charité University Medicine and the Alice Salomon University, Berlin, Germany

2006 - 2008
Group facilitation and participatory evaluation of the NetzWerkstatt, Institute of Qualitative Research, Free University Berlin

2005 - 2006
Research Fellow, Institute of General Practice, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany

2005
PhD Dissertation and Defense in Social Psychology; University of Hannover, Germany

2000 - 2004
Research Worker, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA

1998
Diploma of Social Sciences at the University of Hannover (MA equiv.)


Selected Publications

Unger, Hella von (2012): Participatory Health Research: Who Participates in What? In: Forum Qualitative Social Research, Vol. 13, No. 1

  • Unger, Hella von/Narimani, Petra (2012): Ethische Reflexivität im Forschungsprozess. Herausforderungen in der Partizipativen Forschung. WZB Discussion Paper SP I 2012.304. Berlin: WZB.
  • Unger, Hella von/Klumb, Silke/Gangarova, Tanja/Wright, Michael T. (2011): "Herausforderungen der HIV-Prävention für Migranten. Ergebnisse einer Befragung der Aidshilfen". In: Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung, Jg. 6, H. 1, S. 19-26. (Vorab online publiziert 24. Oktober 2010)
  • Unger, Hella von/Werwick, Kathrin/Lichte, Thomas/Herrmann, Markus (2010): "Learning About General Practice Through Qualitative Interviews. Lessons From a Seminar with Medical Students". In: Medical Teacher - An International Journal of Education in Practice for Educators in the Health Science, Vol. 32, No. 3, S. e127-e132.
  • Collins, Pamela Y./Unger, Hella von/Armbrister, Adria (2008): "Church Ladies, Good Girls, and Locas. Stigma and the Intersection of Gender, Ethnicity, Mental Illness, and Sexuality in Relation to HIV Risk". In: Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 67, No. 3, S. 389-397.
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