Theresa Hiller, née Sisnaiske, M.Ed./ M.A.

Research Assistant in the project MiB - Menschen im Bergbau

Curriculum vitae

  • 09/2019 M.Ed. (Educational Sciences, History, Spanish) and M.A. Public History
  • Since 07/2019 Research Assistant of the Assistant Professor for History Education ; collaboration in the oral history project "Menschen im Bergbau", subproject A: “Digitales Lernen : Theorie und Praxis“, funded by the RAG-Stiftung and the History of the Ruhr Foundation
  • 10/2017 Study of the M.A. Public History at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 04/2017 to 07/2019 Student Assistant of the Assistant Professor for History Education  at RUB (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Christian Bunnenberg)
  • 04/2016 to 07/2019 Student Assistant in the Research Unit European History at RUB (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Fabian Lemmes)
  • 04 to 10/2016 Student Assistant of the "Hans Blumenberg Guest Professorship" at the Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics" at the Universität Münster (Prof. em. Dr. Lucian Hölscher)
  • 2016 to 2019 Study of the Master of Education with the subjects History, Spanish and Educational Sciences (teaching profession at grammar and comprehensive schools) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 10/2015 to 03/2016 Student Assistant to the Assistant Professor of the Chair of Modern History and Theory of History at the Ruhr Universität Bochum (PD Dr. Barbara Wolbring)
  • 02 to 06/2014 Study of Romance Philology at the Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
  • 2013 to 2019 IPS tutor and mentor of the IPS tutors at the Department of History of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 2012 to 2016 B.A. in History and Romanic Philology Spanish at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Research focuses 

  • Digital learning
  • Historical culture and Public History
  • Oral History in History Education
  • History in Films


  • Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands (VHD), dort: AG Angewandte Geschichte/Public History sowie Studierende und Young Professionals in der AG Angewandte Geschichte/Public History
  • Konferenz für Geschichtsdidaktik. Verband der Geschichtsdidaktikerinnen und Geschichtsdidaktiker Deutschlands e.V. (KGD), dort: Arbeitskreis Digitaler Wandel und Geschichtsdidaktik
  • Open History e.V. - Verein für eine aktive und öffentliche Geschichtswissenschaft

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of Historical Sciences
Department of History
History Didactics 
Universitätsstr. 150
GA 5/57, Fach 182
44780 Bochum

Phone: 0234 32 -23791
Twitter @hist_naiske

office hour

In the summer semester, the office hour takes place every Monday between 4pm and 5 pm (online!). You can find the Zoom link in the description box of the appointment survey.

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