Prof. Alison Woodward, Ph.D. - Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor - Winter term 2000/2001

Alison Woodward is a co-founder of the Center for Women’s Studies at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. She received her Ph.D. at the University of California, USA. Woodward was a lecturer and researcher at different universities, including the University of Uppsala, Sweden, Wayne State University, USA and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. In addition, she was a member of the executive board of the European Sociological Association from 1997 to 2001 and works as a policy consultant for the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the United Nations and the Flemish government.

Areas of Expertise

  • Comparative European Union public policy and organisation
  • Transnational mobilisation, gender, migration and equality
  • Gender mainstreaming in the European Union

Courses and Lectures as Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor
Gender Mainstreaming – A Contested Political Approach
Workshop, Ruhr University Bochum, 12 January 2001, 10–5 a.m.

Selected Publications
Lyon, Dawn, and Alison E. Woodward. 2004. Gender and Time at the Top Cultural Constructions of Time in High-Level Careers and Homes. European Journal of Women's Studies 11 (2): 205–221.

Celis, Karen, and Alison Woodward. 2003. Flanders: Do It Yourself and Do It Better? In Regional Institutions and Governance in the European Union. Subnational Actors in the New Millenium, ed. by José M. Magone. 173–191. Westport, Connecticut, London: Praeger.

Woodward, Alison and Martin Kohli. Eds. 2001. Inclusions and Exclusions in European Societies. London: Routledge.

Woodward, Alison. 2001. Die McDonaldisierung in der internationalen Frauenbewegung: Negative Aspekte guter Praktiken. Zeitschrift für Frauenforschung und Geschlechterforschung 19 (1/2): 29–44.