Born... May 20th, 1964 in Moers (Germany)
Resident in... Living in Frankfurt/Main (Germany)


Career in Politics

Since 1981
Member of the party "The Greens"

Since 2008
Member of the German Parliament 

2009-2013
Spokesman for Pension and Retirement Politics for the parliamentary group Alliance 90/The Greens, member of the Committee on Labour and Social Affairs and member of the Petition Committee 

Since February 2014
Spokesman on Social Affairs for the parliamentary group Alliance 90/The Greens, member of the Committee on European Affairs and the Committee on Labour and Social Affairs  

Course of Education and Professional Life

since 1.5.2007
Guest Professor for Labor Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

since 31.5.2006
Associate Professor for Economic Science at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main

31.5.2006
Habilitation/Post-doctoral Lecturing Qualification at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main (Venia Legendi for Economics)

1.5.2004 - 30.9.2006
Teaching and Research Assistant, Faculty of Economics of the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main, Chair for Economic Policy and Labor Economics

March 2004 
Guest Researcher at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) in Dublin.

Winter 2003/2004 
Contracted Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) of the Department of Economics and Business Administration of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University for the lecture "Social Security and Welfare"

1.4.2003 to 31.7.2003
Guest Researcher at the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study (Hanse Wissensschaftskolleg)

18.4.2002 
Graduation to Dr. rer. pol. at the Faculty for Economic Science of the Goethe University Frankfurt

Winter 2002/2003 
Contracted Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) of the Department of Economics of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University for the Lecture "Social Security and Welfare"

1.11.2001-28.2.2003 
Research Assistant for the Project "Income Discrimination and Woman-specific Acquisition Biography"("Einkommensdiskriminierung und frauenspezifische Erwerbsbiographie") at the Faculty for Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Hohenheim at the Institute of Household and Consumer Economics. Project Manager:Professor Dr. Barbara Seel

Winter 2000/2001 
Contracted Lecturer (Lehrbeauftragter) of the Department of Economics of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at the Chair for Distribution and Social Politics Professor Dr. Richard Hauser

15.12.1995-15.12.2000 
Teaching and Research Assistant of the Department of Economics of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University at the Chair for Distribution and Social Politics (Professor Dr. Richard Hauser)

1993 - 1995 
Research Assistant in the DFG- Project "Supply Strategies of Low Income Households" at the Faculty for Sociology of the University of Bielefeld. Project Manager: Professor Dr. Hans-Jürgen Andress

1992 
Diploma in Economics at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the the University of Bielefeld

Website von Dr. Wolfgang Strengmann-Kuhn an der Goethe-Universität Frankurt

Website of Dr. Wolfgang Strengmann-Kuhn from the Goethe-University Frankfurt in English

English Texts and Commentaries

A Social Europe requires Solidarity - Guest Commentary on www.freitag.de

More to come...