Theresa Arnold

Scholarship holder of the WIFU Foundation


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten

Theresa Arnold has been a doctoral scholarship holder from the WIFU Foundation since April 2021. Her dissertation is being carried out by Prof. Dr. Heiko Kleve, holder of the chair for organization and development of business families. As part of her academic training at the Goethe University in Frankfurt and the Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg, Theresa Arnold devoted herself to the organizational sociological issues of society as well as the psychosocial connections of digital change. In her qualitative master’s thesis she dealt with topics of digitization and flexible forms of work in the area of ​​”New Work”. Your thesis was rated 1.0. After completing her master’s degree at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Theresa Arnold wrote her first book contribution for the Springer Verlag VS. The empirical findings of her master’s thesis have been incorporated into the contribution. She was able to give further personal impulses for social research in a publication activity for a sociological journal. In the course of her stays abroad at the Glebe Collegiate Institute in Ottawa and at the University of Valencia, she was already interested in international exchange and the associated intercultural education in the school and later in the academic context. Her research focus at WIFU is dedicated to the systemic understanding of the reality construction of the business family in the digital transformation. With her cumulative doctoral project, she strives to be able to build on international academic exchange.

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