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Ulrike Schultz

FernUniversität
Postfach: 940
D 58097 Hagen

Tel.: +49 2331 987-4215

private:
Kammannstr. 18
D 58097 Hagen
Tel.: 00 49 2331 870 811
Fax: 00 49 2331 843 408

e-mail: Ulrike.Schultz@FernUni-Hagen.de
web: www.ulrikeschultz.de

Date of Birth: 23.4.1947
Status: married; 2 daughters, 2 grandchildren
Nationality: German

Position:
Akademische Oberrätin (Senior Academic) a.D. FernUniversität, the German National Distance Teaching University

Education:
Legal Studies, Universities of Munich (1966-1968)
and Münster (1968-1970)
First German State Examination in Law (Appeal Court Hamm 1970)

Practical Training in Münster, Hagen, Heidelberg, Saarbrücken, Dortmund, Hamm, Speyer (1970-1972; 1974-1976)
Second German State Examination in Law (Qualification for Judiciary and Legal Profession) (Ministry of Justice Düsseldorf 1976) with so-called „Prädikat“

Summer Schools in English and International Law at the City of London College (1968 and 1971) with DAAD Scholarship
French Law in Saarbrücken (8/9, 1971)

Training as Mediator and Communication Trainer 1998-2000 including Harvard Courses on Mediation and Negotiation and Training at Washington Peace Institute

Leadership Training 2002-2006

Scholarships
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) (1971)
Scholarship of the Council of Europe for Studies in European Law (1973)
Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Oct. 2005)

Languages:
German (mothertongue), English fluent, French very good

Professional Positions
since 2008 at the Law Faculty at Chair for Public Law

1978–2008 Department of Didactics for the Law Faculty at Zentrum für Fernstudienentwicklung (Centre for the Development of Distance Studies) of the FernUniversität (part-time for child-care from 1980-1991), since 1984 head of department

Research Assistant at the Chair for Civil Law and Company Law at the FernUniversität (1976-1978)

Research Assistant at the National Academy of Administrative Sciences in Speyer (7/72 - 1/74); Tasks Performed: Didactics of Teaching Administrative Sciences, Critique of Structure of State Chanceries

Practical Training with a Firm of Solicitors, London (2/74 - 4/74)

Tasks Performed at FernUniversität
Author of Teaching Materials: Course Units and Assignments
at FernUniversität (Gender and Law, Family Law, European Law, Commercial Law)

Editing of Women Lectures and Study Materials

Programmes of Further Education for the Law Faculty
(Complex Project Management, Course Design and Co-authorship, Assignments, Examinations):

Law Related Education (1981-1985) 12 course units
Women and Law (1985-1998) 22 course units
Practical Skills Training for Young Lawyers (1990-1998) 24 course units
Virtual International Gender Studies – VINGS (1999- 2009) equivalent of 25 course units

Gender Module for the Master of Laws (since 2009)

Research on Legal Education, Legal Profession, Gender Issues in Law and in the Legal Profession with Organisation of Related Conferences

Supervision of Students, and Master Theses
Consultancy in Didactics/Educational Technology, Evaluation

Implementation of Computer Marked Assignments at the Law Faculty
Production of Audio-Cassettes for Correspondence Courses of Law Faculty

Production of app. 70 Video-Films and TV-Films for Law Students with Accompanying Booklets
http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/videostreaming/zmi/video/#rewi

Moderator of University TV Series
Organisation of Conferences on Didactics and eLearning, Women Rights etc.

Positions Held
Head of the University Equal Opportunities Commission at FeU (1990-2006), Vice Equal Opportunities Officer 2000-2012

Board Member of the Research Committee for the Sociology of Law (2006 – 2014)
Board Member of the Onati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (2006 -
Board Member of the Sektion Rechtssoziologie of the German Sociological Association (2010 – 2014)

Chair of International Working Group for Comparative Studies of the Legal Profession (Working Group of Research Committee for the Sociology of Law of International Sociological Association) (2010 – 2014)

Head of the Women/Gender in the Legal Profession Sub-Group (1994 -

Expert for FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Accreditation)

Governmental Adviser for the Ministry of Justice in Tiflis/Georgia
Governmental Adviser for the Vice-President in Bulgaria
Gender expert for the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

Human Rights and Gender Expert for ODIHR (OSCE) in Warsaw/Poland

Numerous honorary positions, e.g. member of Local Alliance for Families, Candidate in the European Elections 2004 and 2009, Various Political Functions

Teaching Experience
Tutorials and Seminars for the FernUniversität in Civil Law,
Company Law, Commercial Law and Women and Law, ongoing

Videoconference-Seminar on “Equal Opportunities in Comparative Perspective”, since 2004/05 (in English)

Lectures on “Women´s Rights and Law” at the Law Faculty of the Ruhr-Universität, Bochum, 1990 - 2000

Seminars on “Women and Law” for Women´s Studies at the University of Essen, 1990 - 1997

Seminars for Female Law Students and Young Lawyers (Referendarinnen) at Various Universities on Questions of Gender and Law, Self Assertion, Communication, Applications Trainings etc., ongoing

Lectures on “Gender and Law” in the Master of Business Psychology at BITS, University of Applied Sciences, Iserlohn, ongoing

Further Training for Judges and Public Prosecutors and Young Lawyers (Referendare) at the National and at the State Academy for the Judiciary in
Didactics and Methodology of Teaching Law,
Law and Language,
Communication, Negotiation, Mediation, Conflict Resolution,
Women and Law,
Gender Mainstreaming, Work-Life Balance etc., ongoing

Gender Trainings

Trainings for Examiners in the Qualifying Legal State Examination and other Examinations

„Distance Learning: Didactic Aspects,
Master „Management und Beratung für Europäische Bildung“
Centre for European Education, Lecee, Zagreb, since 2007, with Supervision of Master Theses

Self-Presentation, Rhetoric, Communication, Negotiation
Socio-Legal Master. International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Onati since 2009
Supervision of Master Theses

Law Seminars for Students at High School for Project on Law
Related Education, since 1981

Project Teaching Law and Democracy to High School Students in Bulgaria, 2013 -

Rich Practice of Single Lectures, Speeches, Presentations and Online Seminars in the above mentioned fields, mainly on questions of Gender and Law

Moderations

Administrative Experience
Project Management of Programmes of Further Education with more than 500 Students p.a.
the Practical Skills Training with a turnover of 400.000 DM (= 200.000 Euro) p.a.
Women and Law and VINGS app. 30.000 Euro p.a.
Organisation of Series of Lectures on
Women and Law (1985-ongoing)
Feminist Issues (1994-ongoing) (180! Lectures)
Empowerment Seminars for Women at FernUniversität
Organisation of various conferences at FernUniversität

Organisation of International Conferences
Legal Profession Group Conferences, Königswinter 2012 and Frauenchiemsee July 2014
Organisation of Meeting on Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy in Schönburg, May 2016
Organisation of several socio-legal workshops at International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Onati (IISL) in Onati

Women in the Legal Profession (1999)
Gender and Judging (2009)
Critical Legal Thinking inside Classroom (with Raquel Medina Plana) (2011)
Too Few Judges (with Eyal Katvan) (July 2016)

Regular Organisation of Panels at International Socio-Legal Conferences

Organisation of Networks
Women/Gender in the Legal Profession since 1988
Collaborative Research Network CRN on Gender and Judging, since 2007
International Research Collaboratives IRCs

Gender and Judicial Education 2011/2012
Gender and Judging in Muslim Courts 2016/17
Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy 2016/17

Befreundete Hagener Frauenverbände BHF

Research Grants
Various Research Grants mainly for Research on eLearning Issues, Gender and Law, Feminist Studies
VINGS (Virtual International Gender Studies) a governmental grant of 1 million Euro for three years (2001 – 2004)
Research Project on Women Judges Careers in the Judiciary in NRW 2009 – 2011 80.000 Euro
Research project Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy 2011 - 2014, 500.000 Euro www.fernuni-hagen.de/jurpro
And numerous smaller grants

Research in Progress
Gender and Careers in the Legal Academy in Comparative Perspective
Mapping the Representation of Women and Men in Legal Professions across the EU
Law and Practice of Family Procedure
Lawyers in Society – 30 Years After

Membership of Editorial Boards
International Journal for the Legal Profession Onati Online Journal
Co-Editor of Rechtshandbuch für Frauen- und Gleichstellungsbeauftragte since 20007
EU Ethics Consultant and EU Expert and Evaluator
European Parliament Adviser
Regular Reviews for many Socio-Legal Journals

Books:
Frauen im Recht (ed. together with Ulrich Battis) (Heidelberg: C.F.Müller, 1990)
Women in the World´s Legal Professions (ed. together with Gisela Shaw) Hart: Oxford 2003

Frauen und Recht, ed. for the Ministry of Health, Social Questions, Women and Family Northrhine-Westfalia, Dusseldorf 2003, print and online version
reader/frauenundrecht.pdf

Special issue of the International Journal of the Legal Profession on Women and Law (2003) (ed. together with Gisela Shaw)

Frauenbilder, ed. for the Ministry of Health, Social Questions, Women and Family Northrhine-Westfalia, Dusseldorf 2004
Print and online version
Frauenbilder.pdf

„Des Schicksals Fügung in die eignen Hände nehmen“..., Künstlerinnen, Schriftstellerinnen, und Musikerinnen vom 17. – 21. Jhrdt. (ed), Hagen: Universitätsverlag 2005

Demografischer Wandel: Die Stadt, die Frauen und die Zukunft, ed. for the Ministry of Generations, Women, Family and Integration Northrhine-Westfalia, Dusseldorf 2006
Print and online version
https://broschueren.nordrheinwestfalendirekt.de/broschuerenservice/staatskanzlei

Frauen verändern EUROPA verändert Frauen, ed. for Ministry of Generations, Women, Family and Integration Northrhine-Westfalia, Dusseldorf 2008
Print and online version
Frauen verändern Europa.pdf

Women in the Judiciary (ed. together with Gisela Shaw). London, New York: Routledge 2012.
Book version of the special issue on Gender and Judging of the International Journal of the Legal Profession 2008

Frauen in Führungspositionen der Justiz (together with Anja Rudek, Ilka Peppmeier), Hagen: IGG 2011

Gender and Judging (ed. together with Gisela Shaw), Hart: Oxford 2013

Special issue of the International Journal of the Legal Profession on Gender and Judicial Education (2015) (ed. together with Gisela Shaw)

Gender and Judicial Education (ed. together with Gisela Shaw and Brettel Dawson). London, New York: Routledge 2016. Book version of the special issue on Gender and Judicial Education (2015)

De jure und de facto: Professorinnen in der Rechtswissenschaft. (together with Anja Böning, Ilka Peppmeier, Silke Schröder)
forthcoming 2017

Articles:
Numerous, mainly in national journals; articles in English comprising:

The Practicing Lawyer in the Federal Republic of Germany. A Summary of the Major Rules Governing the Profession of West German Lawyers and Their Effects Upon the Manner in Which Foreign Lawyers can Collaborate with West German Colleagues. (ed. by Paul Koessler) In: The International Lawyer 1980, S. 531-557

German Advocates: A highly Regulated Profession. In: Abel, Richard and Philip Lewis (eds): Lawyers in Society.
Vol. 2: The Civil Law World. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London:
University of California Press 1988, p.124-159 (together with E.Blankenburg),
revised version in: Abel, Richard and Philip Lewis (eds):
Lawyers in Society. An Overview. 1995. Berkeley/Los Angeles/
London: University of California Press 1995, p. 92-127

Women in Law or the Masculinity of the Legal Profession in Germany.
In: Febbrajo; Alberto and David Nelken (eds):
European Yearbook in the Sociology of Law 1993. Milano:
Giuffre 1994, p. 229-238

Teaching Legal Ethics to the Legal Professions in Europe:
Legal Ethics in Germany. International Journal of the Legal Profession 1997, p. 55-87

Women in the World´s Legal Professions. Overview and Synthesis. In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela (ed): Women in the World´s Legal Professions. Oxford: Hart 2003

The Status of Women Lawyers in Germany. In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela (ed): Women in the World´s Legal Professions.
Oxford: Hart 2003

Women Lawyers in Germany: Perception and Construction of Femininity. In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela: Women in the World´s Legal Professions. Oxford: Hart 2003, p. XXV-LXII

The Status of Women Lawyers in Germany. In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela (ed):
Women in the World´s Legal Professions. Oxford: Hart 2003, p. 271-291

Women Lawyers in Germany: Perception and Construction of Femininity.
In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela: Women in the World´s Legal Professions. Oxford: Hart 2003, p. 295-321

Regulated Deregulation: The Case of the German Legal Profession.
In: Felstiner, Bill (ed): Reorganization and Resistance: Legal Professions Confront a Changing World. Oxford: Hart 2005, p. 93-131

Legal Education in Germany – an ever (never?) ending story of resistance to change.
In: Olgiati, Vittorio, Hrsg.: Higher Legal Culture and Postgraduate Legal Education in Europa. Neapel, Rom: Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane 2008, p. 125 – 149

Ed. of Special Issues for the International Journal of the Legal Profession on Women and Law (2003)
and Gender and Judging (2008), p. 1-6

Women and Gender in the Legal Profession. In: Cane, Peter, Joanne Conaghan: The New Oxford Companion to Law. Oxford.
Oxford University Press 2008, p. 1253 f.

Do female judges judge better? In: Journal of Law & Social Research.
Special Issue on Gender and the Legal Profession. 3/2012, S. 29 – 43

Internationalisation, distance teaching and learning and the New Media. Didactic issues – practical models
In: HRK (German Rectors´ Conference, Hrsg.: Going International. HRK Conference on International Strategies.
Beiträge zur Hochschulreform 10. Bonn: 2010, p. 117-126

Legal Education in Germany - an ever (never?) ending story of resistance to change, RED, Revista de Educación y Derecho, n. 4 (2011), 1-24, http://revistes.ub.edu/index.php/RED

Gender Education for the Judiciary.
In: International Comparison of Continuing Legal Education, hrsg. Von Kayo Minamino. Tokio: Nihon Kajo Publishing 2012, p. 99 – 126 (Japanese translation)

“What did I actually get?” – Communication with Young People in Youth Criminal Cases, Psicologia Culturale, Numero 3, Firera & Liuzzo, 2013 “What have I got?” – Communication with Young Offenders in Juvenile Justice, p. 115-138

Gender and Judging (ed. together with Gisela Shaw). Oxford: Hart 2013

Introduction: Gender and Judging: Overview and Synthesis.
In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela: Gender and Judging. Oxford: Hart 2013, p. 3 – 47

“I was noticed and I was asked…” Women´s Careers in the Judiciary.
Results of an Empirical Study for the Ministry of Justice in Northrhine-Westfalia, Germany,
In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela: Gender and Judging. Oxford: Hart 2013, p. 145 – 166

Do German Judges Need Gender Education?
In: Schultz, Ulrike / Shaw, Gisela: Gender and Judging. Oxford: Hart 2013 p. 585 – 598

Sexism / Sexismo. In: Dictionary Crime, Justice and Society. Portugal, forthcoming

Raising Gender Awareness of Judges – Elements for Judicial Education in Germany.
In: Gender and Judicial Education, Special Issue des International Journal of the Legal Profession, ed. by Ulrike Schultz, Gisela Shaw and Brettel Dawson, vol. 21, 3, November 2014, p. 345 – 355, Editorial of this journal, p. 255 - 257

Judiciary and Gender Topics – German Experience and International Perspectives, O Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES) da Universidade de Coimbra, e-cadernos ces 24/2015, Sonderheft: As mulheres nas profissões jurídicas: experiências e representações https://eces.revues.org/1998

Do Female Judges Judge Better?
In: Women Judges in the Muslim World, ed. by Monika Lindbekk and Nadia Sonneveld. Leiden: Brill. 2017

Sexism in law and the impact of gender stereotypes on legal proceedings. Tiflis: Böll Foundation forthcoming

Equal Rights for Men and Women in Germany. Tiflis: Böll Foundation forthcoming

Articles in German on website www.ulrikeschultz.de

Correspondence Courses:
Courses on Family Law, Law Related Education, Women and Law, Gender and Law

Video Conference Seminar on Equal Opportunities in Comparative Perspective
http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/videostreaming/bwp/

Web based training on Law Related Education
https://www.justiz.nrw.de/BS/rechtskunde/unterrichtsmaterialien/lernprogamm/index.php

Video Interviews, portal www.fernuni-hagen.de/rechtundgender


For details www.ulrikeschultz.de