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Simone Haasler studied Sociology and Economics at the University of Trier and obtained her Ph.D. in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Bremen in 2009. Between 2001 and 2017 she worked at the University of Bremen for different research institutes, in particular as Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Social Policy Research (now SOCIUM) and as Research Coordinator at the Centre for Labour and Civic Education (zap). Before joining the University of Bremen in 2001, she worked as Education Specialist in the area of Knowledge Management for the Human Development Network of the World Bank in Washington D.C., USA. Since 2017, Simone Haasler is Head of Department of Knowledge Transfer of GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences.

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Head of Department of Knowledge Transfer

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labour markt developments, employment and skills; work trajectories and learning biographies; lifelong learning; international comparative approaches; qualitative methods

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Journal article

Haasler, Simone. 2016. "Verhinderte Karrieren und Berufswechsel : berufliche Orientierungen von Frauen der mittleren Erwerbsgeneration." bwp@ Spezial (12): 1-15.

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Contribution to edited volume

Haasler, Simone. 2018. "Der erweiterte Nutzen beruflichen Lernens." In Handbuch Berufsbildungsforschung, edited by Felix Rauner, and Philipp Grollmann, 538-544. Bielefeld: wbv.

Haasler, Simone. 2017. "'I Do This Just To Keep That Basic Skill'—The Role of Identity Continuities for Careers." In Identity as a Foundation for Human Resource Development, edited by Kate Black, Russel Warhurst, and Sandra Corlett, Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development 26, 223-236.