Barbara E. Hof

Barbara E. Hof, MA


Phone: 044 634 66 98

Address: Kantonsschulstrasse 3, 8001 Zürich

Room number: KAB G 08


Barbara E. Hof completed her MA at the University of Bern in February 2014. Since June 2014, she is a teaching and research assistant at the Chair of Vocational Education and Training at the University of Zurich. She is currently working on a dissertation on the history of education and training within the so-called big science (see project description). Her research interests also include the intersection of cybernetics and educational technology, the cultural history of artificial intelligence, reforms of management training, the history of higher education, and epistemology (in particular model theories).

She is a member of the UZH Digital Society Initiative and a member of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE)


PhD project description (PDF, 787 KB)

Publications and Presentations (PDF, 81 KB)