Institut für Sozialanthropologie

Habilitationen und Doktorate

Actual positions

  • Professor (80% employment), Head R&D Department, PHBern, Institut für Weiterbildung, Weltistrasse 40, 3006 Bern, T +41-31-309 27 54, ueli.hostettler@phbern.ch
  • Senior Researcher (20% employment), Universität Bern, Institut für Strafrecht und Kriminologie, Schanzeneckstrasse 1, Postfach 8573, CH-3001 Bern, Switzerland, T +41-31-631 55 83, ueli.hostettler@krim.unibe.ch


Websites

Publications

http://boris.unibe.ch/view/contributors_bern/Hostettler=3AUeli=3A=3A.html
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0331-4203

Projects

http://prisonresearch.ch
http://p3.snf.ch/person-40620-Hostettler-Ueli

Education and academic degree

  • Habilitation Venia docendi in Sozialanthropologie, Universität Bern, Philosophisch-historische Fakultät, 2016
  • Post-doc University of Florida, University College of Belize, University of Texas at Austin, Swiss National Science Foundation (#8210-050406, 36 months), 1997-2000
  • Dr. phil. Social Anthropology, University of Bern, 1996 (summa cum laude)
  • lic. phil.-hist. University of Bern, (Ethnology, Modern History & General Linguistics), 1991

Research interests

In education

  • Public school system and society
  • Educational leadership
  • Education in the prison context

In social anthropology

  • Economic anthropology, Peasant studies, Socioeconomic stratification
  • Multiethnic processes and Decolonization
  • Anthropology of the prison system

In methods

  • Quantitative and qualitative methods in social science research
  • Evaluation research

Regional interests

Mesoamerica, Lowland Maya Area (Mexico, Belize, Guatemala), Latin America, Switzerland

Language skills

German (native speaker), French, English & Spanish (fluent), Yucatec Maya (working knowledge)

Lehrveranstaltung im HS2018

Strafen - Einsperren, resozialisieren, wegsperren: Seminar zur Anthropologie des Justizvollzugs