Werner Maschewsky - CV


1944

Born in Memel/East Prussia (now Klaipeda/Lithuania)

1950-54

elementary school in Bamberg, then Würzburg

1954-64

grammar/high school in Würzburg, then Mönchengladbach (school-leaving exam 1964); private tutor for several years; many different holiday jobs

1964-65

2 semesters economy at Hamburg University

1965-66

training and work as a programmer at the August-Thyssen steelworks (Duisburg) and Commerzbank (Düsseldorf)

1966-72

study of psychology at the universities of Cologne, Bochum and Westberlin; subsidiary subject sociology;
student tutor for learning psycholgy in Bochum;
pre-diploma 1968 in Bochum;
practical training in an advertising agency and at the pedagogical center (PZ) Berlin;
student tutor for statistics at the Free University (FU) Berlin;
student employee in a research project (APIA: workgroup programmed instruction in architecture teaching; sponsored by the VW-foundation) at the architecture faculty of the Technical University (TU) Berlin;
empirical diploma-study on the job profile of industrial designers;
diploma 1972 in Berlin

1972-77

part-time teaching assistant for empirical research & statistics at the Institute of Pedagogics of the FU Berlin;
at the same time, part-time lecturer for theory of science at the Psychological Institute of the FU;
contract-work for the BIBB (federal institute for research on occupational education)

1976

marriage to Ulrike Schneider;
birth of our son Kris;
doctorate in psychology with "summa cum laude" on "the experiment in psychology" (book title)

1977-84

researcher at the WZB (Science Center Berlin) in an empirical study on industrial work and myocardial infarction (sponsored by BMFT, Federal Ministry of Reearch and Technology);
monography on "social causes of myocardial infarction" (1982);
preparation of an empirical study on health-effects of occupational down-grading

1980

birth of our son Mirko

1981

habilitation in psychology at the FU

1984-2007

professor of soial medicine (since 2003: health science & social policy) at the faculty of social education of the Fachhochschule (FH, Advanced Technical College; later: HAW, University of Applied Science) Hamburg

since 1984

work with occupational and environmental grass-roots groups (1984-2002);
monography on nervous diseases by workplace chemicals (1988);
consultant in occupational disease lawsuits (1988-98);
empirical study on AIDS with two colleagues for the BMFT (1989-91)

since 1990

3 months as a "temporary consultant" at the Regional Office/Europe of the WHO (Copenhagen), occupational safety department (1991);
monography on cardiovascular diseases by workplace chemicals (1992);
feasability study on the establishment of a curriculum in health science at the FH Hamburg (1993);
8 months as a "visiting scholar" at the School of Public Health, University of Washington (Seattle), epidemiology department (1995-6)

since 1996

monography on multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) (1996);
empirical MCS study for the Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (a trade-union foundation) (1996-7);
testimonial on "evaluation controversies in environment & health with relevance for preventive policies" (1997, with Rolf Rosenbrock/WZB);
12 months sabbatical (1999-2000) with a monography on MCS and painters´ disease (Bk 1317), and a 5-months stay in Seattle;
monography on environmental justice (2001)

since 2002

setup of a personal website (Maschewsky.de) (2002);
empirical study on environmental justice in Hamburg (2002-3);
vice dean of the faculty (2002-5);
internal evaluation report of the faculty (2003);
2 months in Edinburgh, evaluation of the Scottish environmental justice policy for Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES) (2005);
setup of an environmental justice website (Umweltgerechtigkeit.de) (2005)

2006

severe heart surgery

2007

early retirement

since 2007

traveling;
work with an environmental grass-roots group and a NGO;
work on environmental justice, fracking, and TTIP


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