Barbara E. Hof

Barbara E. Hof, M.A.


Phone: 044 634 66 98

Address: Kantonsschulstrasse 3, 8001 Zürich

Room number: KAB G 08


Barbara E. Hof is a teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Vocational Education and Training at the University of Zurich since June 2014. She is currently working on her PhD thesis on the history of education and training within so-called big science in the USA and Western Europe after 1945. Her research interests also include the common ground of cybernetics and educational technology, the cultural history of artificial intelligence, reforms of management training, the history of higher education in Switzerland, and epistemology (in particular model theories).

She is a member of the UZH Digital Society Initiative.

2014 Masters at the University of Bern, Switzerland (Education and Linguistics), 2010 Masters at the Teacher Training College (PH) of Bern, Switzerland (German, Handicrafts and Arts).

Publications and Presentations (PDF, 80 KB)