Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner

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Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner (March 26, 1874 in Berlin, Germany – October 21, 1930 in Mannheim) was the first woman to become a university lecturer in Germany.

In 1904, she received a doctorate in Zurich, Switzerland. By 1908, she was a lecturer at the economic College in Mannheim, and by 1924 had a professorship in economics.

Academics[edit]

She wrote a number of books and articles on economic questions. From 1912 on she edited the feminist yearbook Jahrbuch der Frauenbewegung.[1]

The University of Mannheim grants the annual award "Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner-Preis" for students' theses on gender research.[2]

Literature[edit]

  • Salomon, Alice: Elisabeth Altmann-Gottheiner zum Gedächtnis (3. Jg., Nr. 9, 1. Dezember 1930) Die Österreicherin : Zeitschrift für alle Interessen der Frau hrsg. vom Bund österreichischer Frauenvereine, Wien, 1928 - 1938 (Heft 2)
  • Zahn-Harnack, Agnes: Altmann-Gottheiner, Elisabeth. In: Neue Deutsche Biographie (NDB). Band 1, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin 1953, S. 227
  1. ^ "Altmann-Gottheiner, Elisabeth". Deutsche-Biographie.de. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
  2. ^ "Elisabeth-Altmann-Gottheiner-Preis". University go Mannheim. Retrieved 2014-03-27.