Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eberhard Raithelhuber

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eberhard Raithelhuber
Privatdozent at the University of Salzburg
Professor at the Bertha von Suttner Private University St. Pölten

Campusplatz 1, 3100 St. Pölten, Austria
Tel.: +43 676 847 22 88 33
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Co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Österreichisches Jahrbuch für Soziale Arbeit – Annual Review of Social Work and Social Pedagogy in Austria. LINK
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Dr. Eberhard Raithelhuber is a social scientist with a special emphasis on social work, social pedagogy and education. He has published on transitions in the life course, agency in social theory, mentoring, social support and social intervention, youth and young adults, regional development and networks, social policy, citizenship and democracy, and migration and (im-)mobilities. In September 2021 he joined the  Bertha von Suttner Private University St. Pölten near Vienna as Professor for Social Intervention and Transformation. Prior to this he was Assistant Professor at the Department of Educational Science of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria (2014-21). In 2019 he was awarded the „venia docendi“ (highest authorisation to teach) for the subject „educational science“, based on his postdoctoral Habilitation dissertation „Youth Mentoring for ‚Unaccompanied Refugee Minors‘ as Social Problems Work ‚in Limbo‘. A Case Study at the Intersections of Personal Life, Social Support for Marginalized People, and Popular Engagement“. [More]