Lisa Pfahl

LIFE Berlin

LIFE Fellow from 2003 to 2006, MPI for Human Development, Berlin

Dr. phil.

Dissertation completed in October 2009

Techniken der Behinderung. Der Lernbehinderungsdiskurs, die deutsche Sonderschule und ihre Auswirkungen auf Bildungs- und Berufsbiographien [Technologies of the disabled self: The discourse of learning disability, German special schools, and their consequences for educational and occupational biographies]

(Advisors: Heike Solga & Michael Corsten)

Selected Publications

Biermann, J., & Pfahl, L. (2020). A global monitoring practice in the making: Disability measurement for United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 on inclusive education. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaft, 31(3), 192–213.

Pfahl, L., & Powell, J. J. W. (2014). Subversive status: Disability studies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Disability Studies Quarterly, 34(2). Full text

Pfahl, L., & Powell, J. J. W. (2011). Legitimating school segregation: The special education profession and the discourse of learning disability in Germany, 1908–2008. Disability & Society, 26, 449–462.

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