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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof Dr Susanne Baer

Prof. Dr. Susanne Baer, LL.M. (Michigan)

  • since February 2011 Judge at the German Federal Constitutional Court

  • since 2002 Tenured Professor of Public Law and Gender Studies, Law School, Humboldt University Berlin

  • since 2009 James W. Cook Global Faculty, Law School, University of Michigan Ann Abor, USA

  • 2000-2010 Visiting Faculty, Legal Department, Central European University Budapest, Hungary

  • since 2009 Director of the Law & Society Institutes Berlin (LSI), Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2003-2010 Director of the GenderCompetenceCentre, Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2005-2006 Vice President for Academic and International Affairs, Humboldt University Berlin

  • 2001-2002 Visiting Professor of Public Law, Law School, University of Bielefeld

  • 1999-2000 Visiting Professor, Staatswissenschaftliche Fakultät, University of Erfurt; Lecturer, Summer Course on Human Rights, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy

  • 1997-1999 scientific assistant, Law School, Humboldt University Berlin

  • 1995-1997 Junior Researcher at the chair of Prof. Dr. Alexander Blankenagel, Law School, Humboldt University Berlin

  • 1991-1995 Lecturer, Fachhochschule für Verwaltung und Rechtspflege Berlin (constitutional law, European law, environmental law); Free University of Berlin, Political Science Department (comparative political and legal systems); Humboldt-University of Berlin (feminist legal theory)

  • 1991-1992 Legal Counsel for Environmental Protection and Urban Planning, State Government of Berlin

  • 1991; 1992-1993 Junior Researcher at the chair of Prof. Dr. MacKinnon, Law School, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA

Habilitation

"Der Bürger" im Verwaltungsrecht zwischen Obrigkeit und aktivierendem Staat, Mohr-Siebeck, Tübingen 2006 („The Citizen in Administrative Law: from the "Obrigkeitstaat" to the Activating State“).

Prof. Dr. Alexander Blankenagel, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schlink

Venia legendi for Constitutional and Administrative Law, Administrative Science, Legal Theory, Comparative Law

Doctor juris

Würde oder Gleichheit? Zur angemessenen grundrechtlichen Konzeption von Recht gegen Diskriminierung am Beispiel sexueller Belästigung am Arbeitsplatz in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und den USA. Nomos, Baden-Baden 1995 („Dignity or Equality?“).

Prof. Dr. Dr. Spiros Simitis, Prof. Dr. Erhard Denninger - "summa cum laude"

Education

  • 1992-1993 Master of Law (LL.M.), University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor (USA)

  • 4/1991 Second State Exam (Bar Exam), Berlin

  • 1988-1991 Referendariat (Clerkships in courts, administrations, law offices, U.S. civil rights organization)

  • 2/1988 First State Exam (Law), Berlin

  • 1984-1987 Political Science, Free University Berlin

  • 1983-1987 Studies in Law, Free University of Berlin

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2002 „Good Teaching Award“, Humboldt University (with A. Deuber-Mankowsky)

  • 18th Colloquium of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, Bern

  • 1999 Fellow at the Swiss Society for the Sciences Annual Colloquium; Fellow at the Vienna Institute of the Human Sciences

  • 1994 Walter Kolb-Gedächtnispreis of the city of Frankfurt am Main

  • 1993-1995 dissertation scholarship, Hans Böckler Foundation

  • 1993 Scholarly Writing Award, University of Michigan Law School

Memberships

Academic Self-Administration

  • Dean of Academic Affairs Law School, Humboldt University Berlin (2009-2011)

  • Member of the Fakultätsrat Law School, Humboldt University Berlin (2004-2005; 2010-2011); Commission for the Advancement of Women Law School, Humboldt University Berlin (2004-2005; 2010-2011); Speaker of the Fachgruppe Öffentliches Recht (2007-2008); Speaker of the Schwerpunkt Rechtspolitik und Rechtsgestaltung Law School, Humboldt University Berlin (2009-2011)

  • Speaker of the Centre for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies, Humboldt University Berlin (2002-2005; 2008-2009); Representative of the Law School within the Gemeinsame Kommission Gender Studies (1999-2011)

  • Member of the Hochschulrat, University of Bielefeld (2008-2011)

  • Tutor of the Heinrich Böll Foundation (1999- )

  • Scientific Borads: Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation; Irmgard Coninx Foundation Berlin; Centre for Gender in Medicine (GiM), Charité Berlin; Institut für Hochschulforschung, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg (HoF) (2007-2011); MenschenrechtsZentrum University of Potsdam (2012-)

  • Chairwomen of the academic advisory board of the Professorinnenprogramm, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (2009-2010); Co-Chairwomen of the task-force Forschungsorientierte Gleichstellungsstandards, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; Member of the Expert Group on Women in Research Decision Making WIRDEM, DG Research, European Commission

  • Member of the Academic Advisory Board Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (2009-2011); Laura Bassi Centre for Expertise – Österreichische Forschsungsförderungsgesellschaft

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Total E-Quality Deutschland e.V.

Research Projects

  • Law in Context: Comparative Legal Studies Beyond Confrontation (in the Forum of Transregional Studies), Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, co-leadership (with Prof. Möllers and Prof. Grimm, 2010- )

  • Evaluation of „female professors program“ of the Federation and the Laender (with Dr. Karin Zimmermann) Federal Ministry of Education and Research/ DLR (2009-2010)

  • leadership OPERA in QUING = Quality in Gender Equality Policies in Europe, European Commission (2006-2011)

  • Transatlantic Research on Gender Equity Training (TARGET): Restructuring of Modern Knowledge Economies and Management, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in cooperation with Prof. Zippel (Boston) and Prof. Marx Ferree (Wisconsin) (2010-), follow up project of Atlantis/ TARGET, European Commission (2007-2009)

  • Partner of the Graduate Schools: „Multilevel Constitutionalism: European Experiences and Global Perspectives“ (2006- ), „Gender as a category of Knowledge“ (2005- ); „Codification of Violence in Medial Transformation” (2006), Humboldt University Berlin

  • Humboldt Law Clinic Human Rights, Innovation fond Humboldt University Berlin, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP (2010-)

  • Expertise on the issue of multidimensional discrimination in the framework of the German Equality Bill, Antidiskriminierungsstelle des Bundes (2010)

  • Scientific support for the Antidiscrimination Body of Berlin (legal expertise, larger studies) (2008- )

  • GenderCompetenceCentre, Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2003-2010) 

  • Booklet on “Women in the Humanities”, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (2007)

  • Implementation of Gender Mainstreaming in all relevant policy fields of Beijing +10, Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2005-2007)

  • Gleichstellungsfolgenabschätzung der Umsetzung der europäischen Richtlinien gegen Diskriminierung, BMFSFJ (2003-2004)

  • Umsetzung des Beschäftigtenschutzgesetzes in der Praxis, mit NFO Infratest München, BMFSFJ (2001-2002)