Members of the Rectorate

Dr. Marianne Ravenstein
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Dr. Marianne Ravenstein

Vice-Rector for Teaching and Studies

Curriculum vitae

Personal data:

  • born in 1957 in Kerpen, Germany

University study, examinations:

  • 1977 – 1986, undergraduate and graduate study in Journalism and Communication Science, Sociology and History at the University of Munich and the University of Münster

Doctoral study

  • 1986, Dr. phil., University of Münster

Professional experience:

  • 1988 – 1989, Staff member in the Audience Research Dept. at the TV broadcaster Südwestfunk, Baden-Baden
  • 1986 – 1988, Research associate in a project on the introduction of cable television, commissioned by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 1988 – 1989, Responsible for preparing a study on "Foreigners/Foreign families in the Dortmund cable television pilot project", commissioned by the State Chancellery of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 1989 – 1992, Research associate at the Institute for Journalism (today: IfK), University of Münster
  • 1992 – 1996, Research associate at the Department of Communication (IfK), University of Münster
  • 1996 – 1998, Lecturer (Akademische Rätin) at the Department of Communication (IfK), University of Münster
  • 1998 – 2001, Senior Lecturer (Akademische Oberrätin) at the Department of Communication (IfK), University of Münster
  • 2001 – 2012, Academic Director of the Department of Communication (IfK), University of Münster
  • since 2006, Vice-Rector for Teaching and Studies

Academic administrative experience:

  • 1994 – 2006, Member of the Faculty Board in the Faculty of Educational and Social Sciences
  • 1999 – 2006, Equal Opportunity Officer of the University of Münster
  • 2000 – 2006, Member of the Award Commission for Doctoral Grants
  • 2001 – 2004, Member of the Faculty Board in the Faculty of Philosophy