Work History

Since September 2015
Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Studies
(Continuing and Adult Education) at the University Graz

Since 2015
Research consultant for the Institute for Masculinity Research and Gender Studies at the Association for Men and Gender Issues Styria, Graz, Austria

Since 2013
Invited to teach sociology and gender studies at University of Graz, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, University of Salzburg and University of Klagenfurt

2007- 2013
Graduate assistant,
Department of Sociology, University of Akron/OH

09/2010-11/2010
Internship in the Gender Analysis Unit of the Division for the Advancement of Women (now UNWomen), United Nations Headquarters, NYC/NY

2004-2007
Research assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Graz: Project management, research, financial and other reporting within 6th European Framework Program: Analyzing and Overcoming the Sociological Fragmentation in Europe, http://www.anovasofie.net/

2002-2004
Elected Independent Women Representative, City Council of Graz: Social work for women – counseling, chairwoman of “Frauenrat” (board of 70 women organizations including women of all political parties), political and public relations, http://www.plakativ.at/

1998-2002
Mafalda, Association for Encouragement of Girls and Young Women in Non-traditional Professions: European project development manager, conception of educational measures and course organization, individual and group-trainings for girls and women, workshops for specialists, http://www.mafalda.at/

1997
Documentation, Research- and Education Center for Women, Graz, Austria, conception of feminist cultural journal dokumenta, event management, public relations, http://www.doku.at

1996-1997
pro mente – Center for Work Training with Psychologically Handicapped Persons, Coordination of “Organic Food Express”