Born in India, having completed her PhD and worked in the UK, and settled in Germany since 1996, Parminder Bakshi-Hamm is an expert on migration and labor market issues, as well as gender and culture themes. Dr. Bakshi-Hamm has over 20 years of teaching, research, and consulting experience. Much of this time she has focused on migrant communities in Europe, highly qualified migrants, social mobility, local governance, and organizational change. She has worked on several comparative projects, some of which were funded by the EU. She is a founding member of a European wide network on migrant/minority women scientists. She has also worked as a consultant to government and private sector organizations in UK and Germany. In 2009 and 2010, she acted as a referee for the EU programs under FP6 and FP7.
Her work on women scientists of migrant backgrounds at German universities was innovative and seminal in initiating a debate on the topic in Germany. Dr. Bakshi-Hamm’s current research is on barriers for black academics in the German university system.
Professor of English and Cultural Studies at IBA, Internationale Berufsakademie, Cologne, Germany
Areas of Expertise: Migrant Labor, Women In Science, Minority-Owned Businesses, Literature and Culture studies, Higher Education
Location: Aachen, Germany
Phone: +49 1577 3030321
Added April 2015
Last Verified: April 2015