Rebecca Mörgen

Rebecca Mörgen, Dipl. Päd.

Assistentin / Research Project Assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 45 63

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-H-12

rmoergen@ife.uzh.ch

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Research Focus and Interests

Research on embodiment in social sciences; questions of qualitative-empirical migration, inequality, and professionalization research within the context of social pedagogy; methods of qualitative-reconstructive social research with a special focus on ethnography; gender studies; questions of social participation.

Academic Biography and Scientific Activities

2018–            Member of the research staff of the Swiss National Science Foundation research project “Unbegleitete minderjährige Geflüchtete in institutioneller Betreuung: Chancen und Herausforderungen” (“Unaccompanied Minor Refugees in Institutional Care: Opportunities and Challenges”) at the department Extracurricular Education at the University of Zurich’s Institute of Education
2018            Dissertation at the University of Zurich’s Institute of Education on the processes of establishing working relations within the context of prostitution regarding outreach work from an ethnographical-body theoretical perspective with the title “Wenn Körper in Beziehung treten,… Eine ethnographische Studie der aufsuchenden Sozialen Arbeit im Kontext Prostitution” (“When Bodies Relate with Each Other,… An Ethnographical Study of Outreach Work within the Context of Prostitution”)
2013–            Associated member of the post graduate program Gender Studies at the University of Basel with Prof. Andrea Maihofer
2012–2014        Collaboration in the research project “Partizipation von Kindern und Jugendlichen in der Schweiz” (“Participation of Children and Youths in Switzerland”) under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Peter Rieker at the University of Zurich’s Institute of Education
2012–2018        Academic associate at the department Extracurricular Education at the University of Zurich’s Institute of Education
2005–2011        Studies in Education with a special focus on social pedagogy at Munster University; diploma thesis on the topic “Enthüllte Bedeckung oder bedeckte Enthüllung – eine intersektionale Perspektive auf Bekleidungspraxen” (“Unveiled Covering or Covered Unveiling – an Intersectional Perspective on Attire Practices”)