GCP Staff and Contact Information
Jochen is the director of education initiatives and academic director of the Global Citizenship Program at the Salzburg Global Seminar. He is the former director of the Universities Project of the Salzburg Global Seminar. Prior to joining the Seminar in 1998, he worked as head of programs at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna, and as senior officer in the secretariat of the German Science Council in Cologne, Germany. After receiving a doctorate in German literature from Düsseldorf University, Germany in 1984, he was lecturer at Cambridge University, United Kingdom, and at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, under the auspices of the German Academic Exchange Service. Dr. Fried's main area of professional interest is higher education and research policy. He serves as an expert for the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, and is a member of the editorial board of the UNESCO-CEPES quarterly review Higher Education in Europe.
Astrid is a program director for the Global Citizenship Program at the Salzburg Global Seminar. Before joining the Salzburg Global Seminar in 1997, she was administrator for the department of MultiMediaArt at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and Technologies. At the Salzburg Global Seminar Ms. Schröder has worked in the Admissions Office, where she was responsible for the admissions process for several sessions throughout the year. She is also responsible for the Seminar’s community and media relations. Ms. Schröder received a scholarship to the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis where she developed a particularly interest in the United States and African American literature. She holds an M.A. in American studies, modern history, and theater arts from the Free University of Berlin’s John F. Kennedy Institute.
David is the Global Citizenship Program coordinator and a program associate at the Salzburg Global Seminar. Based at the Seminar’s office in Salzburg, Austria, he is responsible for developmental, academic, administrative, and logistical preparations for several Salzburg Global Seminars per year as well as for the Seminar’s Global Citizenship Program for college students and faculty. Originally from Maryland, Mr. Goldman received a B.A. in history and African studies from The Colorado College in Colorado Springs. As part of his studies, he lived in Zimbabwe, where he developed a particular interest in southern African political, social, and cultural issues. He is currently pursuing an M.A. in history at the University of Salzburg.
GCP Contact Information
For all inquiries regarding the GCP, please contact David Goldman at the Salzburg Global Seminar's Office in Salzburg, Austria:
Salzburg Global Seminar
P.O. Box 129
Telephone +43 (662) 8398367
Fax +43 (662) 839837