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Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Academic Councillor (ret.)

Dr. Tomke S. Gerdes

Tel.: 0231 755-4557 Emil-Figge-Straße 50, Room 4.447

Further information

  • Since 2019: Academic Councillor at the Research Unit Inclusion and Work (formerly Vocational Education and Vocational Rehabilitation), Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, TU Dortmund University
  • Since2019: Management of the Doctoral Committee, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences, TU Dortmund University
  • 2016 - 2021: Member of the Staff Council for Academic and Artistic Employees, TU Dortmund University
  • 2019: Doctorate (Dr. phil.) in Rehabilitation Sciences, TU Dortmund University (title of dissertation: "Psychische Beeinträchtigung und Erwerbsarbeit. A qualitative study on middle-aged women and men in public administration")
  • Since 2015: Consultant and lecturer on workplace reintegration and rehabilitation
  • 2006 to 2019: Research assistant at the Research Unit Vocational Education and Vocational Rehabilitation at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Dortmund
  • 2004 to 2006: Project development company for new forms of housing, Witten
  • 2004: Project work at the State Institute Social Research Center Dortmund on the professional participation of women with disabilities and the implementation of SBG IX
  • 2004: Degree in education, specializing in rehabilitation sciences, at the University of Dortmund
  • Participation of impaired and disabled people in the general labor market(Dissertation)
  • Vocational rehabilitation system in Germany
  • Linking participation research and intersectionality research
  • Policies and processes of workplace reintegration, health promotion and prevention
  • Occupational participation in the case of (mental) impairment over the working life span
  • Quality of participation in the general labor market(research project)
  • Company actors in the promotion of participation
  • Qualitative social research
  • Internationally comparative vocational rehabilitation and participation