Stefan T Hopmann, since 2005 Professor of Comparative Education and History of Education at the University of Vienna, following similar appointments in Germany and Norway. Guest stays at universities e.g. in Denmark, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, and the US. General editor of the international Journal of Curriculum Studies. Member of the Editorial Board of the European Educational Research Journal and of the Journal of Educational Change. Invited keynotes at many national and international conferences (e.g. in China, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and the US). Review and evaluation assignments for many national and international research associations (such as AERA, EERA), journals and universities. Since a doctoral dissertation on Curriculum Making as Administrative Action (Lehrplanarbeit als Verwaltungshandeln; Kiel 1988) involved in historical and comparative curriculum research, including comparative studies (Didaktik meets Curriculum, 1995ff.; Achieving School Accountability in Practice, 2003ff.) as well as empirical research and national case studies. Currently leading a longitudinal study on policy based curriculum change in Austria (2010-2014).