Hana Fehrenbach

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media, and Sports
Institute of Sociology
Sociology of Technology and Innovation

Jakob-Welder-Weg 20
55128 Mainz

Philosophicum II, Room 03-309
Tel +49 39-24828

Hana Fehrenbach is a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar within the Sociology of Technology and Innovation, Social Simulation Lab at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. She defended her doctorate at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, which she pursued as the recipient of the Elsa Neumann Scholarship of the State of Berlin. Her monograph is published in the book series Organizational Sociology from the German Sociological Research Association. In her dissertation, Hana focused on transnational strategic alliances in higher education institutions. Hana also holds a Master and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen’s University in Canada.

Research interests:
  • (Transnational) inter-organizational collaboration
  • Dynamics of (strategic) change and inertia
  • Internationalization
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods; Agent-based Modeling
  • Fehrenbach, H. (2023). Transnational alliances in higher education: Vehicles for strategic change or inertia. Organizational Sociology Book Series of the German Sociological Association (DGS). Wiesbaden: Springer VS. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-658-42081-9
  • Fehrenbach, H. and Huisman, J. (2022). A Systematic Literature Review of Transnational Alliances in Higher Education: the Gaps in Strategic Perspectives. Journal of Studies in International Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/10283153221137680