Ulrich Spalthoff , Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.)
Director of Project Development and System Administration
Life & Work
Ulrich Spalthoff, Ph.D., is the HumanDHS Director of Project Development and System Administration, and also a Member of the HumanDHS Board of Directors, HumanDHS Global Advisory Board, the HumanDHS Global Education Team, the HumanDHS Global Core Team, and the HumanDHS Global Coordinating Team. He is, furthermore, the Coordinator of the HumanDHS One Laptop Per Child project.
Uli Spalthoff has studied chemistry in Mainz and Münster, Germany. After some years in industrial research on optical communication technologies he held various positions dealing with marketing, quality management, technology strategy and innovation management at Alcatel-Lucent in Germany and France. His activities as Director Advanced Technologies included - as a member of a truly global team - mentoring of start-ups and consulting high-tech companies in IT, telecommunication and semiconductor industries from countries all over the world.
Being interested to work in a broad range of professional fields and diverse social contexts, he has acquired expertise in a broad range of technical, economic and social matters. After his retirement he still wants to nurture innovative ideas to shape our future. Being impressed by the concept of HumanDHS he wants to learn more about it and currently explores how he can contribute.
Uli is married to Brigitte Volz, a teacher with a strong therapeutic and psychological background who is also an artist making sculptures.
Advancing Dignity via the OLPC Project, presentation given at the 15th Annual Conference of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies "Peace at Home, Peace in the World," in Istanbul, Turkey, 28th - 30th April 2010
Ulrich Spalthoff, co-authored with Linda M. Hartling and Evelin G. Lindner (2011)
Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies: A Global Network Advancing Dignity Through Dialogue
In: Policy Futures in Education, 9 (1, Special Issue: The Council of Europe's White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue), pp. 66-73.
and in: Besley, Tina and Michael Peters (Eds.) (2011), Interculturalism, Education and Dialogue, New York, Peter Lang.
Ulrich Spalthoff: Summary of my activities 2012, HumanDHS board meeting Dec 5, 2012.