Education and personal data

  • 1948
  Born in Delmenhorst, Germany.
  • 1967 - 1972
  Studied Mathematics and Chemistry in Marburg, Germany.
  • 1973 - 1977
  Final exams for secondary school teachers followed by teaching at a secondary school in Wiesbaden, Germany.
  • 1978 - 2002
  Teaching at the University of Hagen, Ph. D. and Habilitation (Statistics and Econometrics); visiting professorships at universities in Kiev (Ukraine), Florianopolis (Brazil) und Neuquén (Argentina).
  • 2002 - 2006
  National expert at the European Commission, European Statistical Office, Directorate "Employment and Social Statistics", in Luxembourg.
  • Oct. 2006 - to date
  Teaching again at the university of Hagen (since official retirement in July 2014 on a temporary basis).
  • 2015
  Research stay (one month) at the Korea National Open University, Seoul, as invited Fellow.
  • Memberships:
  International Association for Statistical Education, Deutsche Statistische Gesellschaft, International Advisory Board of the JINSE project (Japanese Inter-University Network for Statistics Education)