Staff of the Department of Political Science

The team of scientific and administrative colleagues at the department.

Work and Research fields
Ataç, IlkerImmigration Policy, Citizenship Studies, Social Movements, Civil Society and Migration, Turkish Economics and Politics
Bargetz, BrigitteGender and Politics, Critical Science Literacy, Affect Studies, Theories of Everyday Life, Queer Feminist Theories, Cultural Studies, Democracy Theory and Political Theory
Bernhardt, PetraVisual Political Communication, Strategic Communication, Political Advertising and Branding, Photojournalism, Iconographies of Terror and Violence, Qualitative Visual Methods
Brad, AlinaInternational envrionmental and resource politics, political ecology, politics of scale, socio-ecological conflicts, regional focus: South East Asia
Brand, Ulrich
(Deputy Head of Department, currently on scientific leave)
International Politics, Critical State, Governance and Globalization Studies, International Political Ecology, Economic Policy, Environmental Policy, Democracy Theory and Political Theory
Chmilewski, KatjaFeminist Political Theories, Labor and Social Policy, Social Movements
Egger, ManuelaStudies Service Unit Political Science
Exner, AndreasScientific employee, research area International Politics
Flatscher, MatthiasPolitical Theory, Language and Social Philosophy, Political Ideas, Democracy Theories and Discourses of Alterity
Garnitschnig, InesScientific project employee: Making Democracy. Negotiations on freedom, equality and solidarity among young people
Gebh, SaraPolitical Theory and the History of Political Ideas: Democratic Theory, Democracy and Conflict, Theories of Resistance, (Civil) Disobedience and Protest, Theories of the State of Exception, Theories of Constituent Power, Ancient Political Thought
Gmoser, Susanne Administrative staff of the Department
Graf, IreneStudies Service Unit Political Science
Grahofer, JuttaStudies Service Unit Political Science
Haselbacher, MiriamMigration Policy, Integration Research
Hasenöhrl, SyntiaGender and Politics, Mobility Studies, Diaspora Politics, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Discourse Studies
Hattmannsdorfer, HelenaMigration Policy, Integration Research, European and National Asylum Politics, Ethnography, Gender Studies
Kathan, Michaela Organizational Assistant, administrative staff of the Department
Köpl, ReginaFeminist Science Criticism, Politics of Gender Relations, Subjectivity and Subject Concept, Industrial Culture, Media-Power-Society
Krischek, CarolineAdministrative staff of the Department
Kumnig, SarahScientific employee, research area International Politics
Liebhart, Karin
(Senior Lecturer, Vice-Director of Studies)
Comparative Political Science (in particular Political Cultures and Identities), EU Integration and Enlargement Process, Political Memory, Gender Studies, Visual Studies Qualitative Research Methods
Ludwig, Gundula
(currently on scientific leave)
Political Theory: State-, Power- and Democracy Theories, Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Body Theories
Marchart, Oliver
(Head of Department)
Political Theory, Theory of Society, Theory of Democracy, History of Political Ideas, Social Movement Research, Precariousness Research, Political Discourse Analysis
Melchior, Josef
(Director of Studies)
The Political System of the European Union, Europeanization Research, Inequality and Democracy
Menkovski, BojanStudies Service Unit Political Science
Müller-Uri, FannyRacism research, Antimuslim racism, Feminist Theories, Critical Migration Research, Postcolonial and Capitalism criticism
Naue, Ursula
(Senior Lecturer)
Disability Politics and Policies, Politics of Dementia and Age(ing), Participation Research, Inclusion Research
Novak, ChristophCritical migration research; Empirical social research; Feminist, postmigration and postcolonial studies; Critical whiteness studies; Racism
Olteanu, TinaEastern European Studies, Democratic Research, Transformation, Participation and Corruption Research
Paul, Katharina T. Health Policy, Vaccination Policy, Regulation, Medical & Biopolitics, Critical Policy Analysis, Interpretative Policy Research
Prainsack, Barbara Health policy; practices, institutions and politics of solidarity; political, social and ethical aspects of Personalised Medicine; data-rich practices in science and medicine; regulation of DNA technologies in medicine and forensics; comparative science & technology policy
Pribersky, Andreas
Visual Studies, Political Symbols and Rituals, Visual Policy, Eastern European Studies, EU Enlargement, Political Cultures, Comparative Political Science, Political Anthropology
Radhuber, IsabellaPolitical economy and ecology, natural resource regimes, Latin America and Europe, plurinationality, postcolonialitys
Raffa, MonjaStudies Service Unit Political Science
Rajal, ElkePolitics of the past, anti-Semitism, National Socialism and the Shoah, education (political education, holocaust education, critical education on anti-Semitism and racism, pedagogy of migration)
Rajic, DanijelaAdministrative staff of the Department
Rosenberger, SieglindeInclusion and Exclusion in the context of Migration, Austrian Politics and Europeanization, Governance and Differences/Diversity, Political Participation and Protest
Sauer, Birgit Gender and Politics, Political Representation of Women, Critical State, Governance and Democracy Studies, Gender and Governance, Politics and Emotions, Right-wing populism
Schneider, EtienneInternational Relations, International Political Economy, Eurozone crisis, European economic and monetary integration, Monetary Policy, Industrial Policy
Schreier, StefanAdministrative staff of the Department
Schütze, TheresaPolitics of inclusion and exclusion, Inside the Deportation Gap: Social Membership for Non-Deported Persons
Spöri, TobiasPolitical Participation, Political Socialization, Eastern Europe, Legacy of State Socialism, Transformation Processes
Spurny, KatharinaAdministrative staff of the Department
Stachowitsch, SaskiaFeminist International Relations, Security Studies, and Global Political Economy; gender and security, security privatization, and securitization of migration; gender and the military; antisemitism, parliamentarianism, and political Jewish history in Austria
Stadlmair, JeremiasCitizenship, Austrian Politics, political participation, direct democracy, politics of inclusion/exclusion, immigrant integration
Starkbaum, JohannesVergleichende Politikwissenschaft, public policy, qualitative Methoden, Wissenschaft, Medizin und Innovation
Stiegler, Josefa MariaFeminist Theory, Feminist Urban Studies, Security and Gender, Mobility and Gender
Udrea, TitusCivil Society, Interest Groups, New Forms of Civic Representation and Participation, Social Movements, European Public Sphere, Social Network Analysis
Vadrot, Alice B. M.Erwin Schrödinger Fellow of the Austrian Research Fund (FWF)