Staff of the Department of Political Science

The team of scientific and administrative colleagues at the department.

Name
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

Bechter, Nicolas

Democracy Theory and Political Theory, (anti-)Racism Research, Prejudice Research

Bernhardt, PetraVisual Political Communication, Strategic Communication, Political Advertising and Branding, Photojournalism, Iconographies of Terror and Violence, Qualitative Visual Methods
Bischof, KarinDiscourse, Rhetoric and Ideology, Gender Studies, Political Theory, Rassism/Anti-Semitism, Prejudice Research
Boos, Tobias Populism in Latin America, Latin American Politics (especially Argentina), State Theory with focus on State and Statehood in the Global South, Political Economy, Social Movements
Brand, Ulrich
(Deputy Head of Department)
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
Costa, RosaGender and Politics, Critical Science Literacy, Feminist Science Studies, Political Education
Egger, ManuelaStudies Service Unit Political Science
Flatscher, MatthiasPolitical Theory, Language and Social Philosophy, Political Ideas, Democracy Theories and Discourses of Alterity
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
Hadj-Abdou, LeilaMigration Governance, Immigration Policy, Right-Wing Populism
Haselbacher, MiriamMigration Policy, Integration Research
Hasenöhrl, SyntiaGender and Politics, Mobility Studies, Diaspora Politics, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Discourse Studies
Hunklinger, MichaelDemocracy and Political Participation, EU, Eastern Europe, LGBTIQ*
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
Lichtenberger, HannaState Theory, Internationalization of the State, International Political Economy, Neo-Political International Political Economy, European Union Crisis and Crisis Processing
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
Löffler, MarionModern Political Theories, State and Political Theories, Political Sciences Gender Studies and Theory as well as "Political Masculinities", Narrative Analysis and Fictional Literature in Political Theory and Ideas, Rhetoric and Critical Discourse Analysis of Parliamentary Debates
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
Mendel, Iris
(currently on leave)
Gender and Politics, Critical Science Literacy, Feminist-scientific criticism, Feminist-materialistic Theories
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, Tina
(currently on scientific leave)
Eastern European Studies, Democratic Research, Transformation, Participation and Corruption Research
Palfinger, ThomasCritical Policy Analysis, Citizen Science: Analysis of Vaccination Policy
Paul, Katharina T. Health Policy, Vaccination Policy, Regulation, Medical & Biopolitics, Critical Policy Analysis, Interpretative Policy Research
Pribersky, Andreas
(Erasmuscoordinator)
Visual Studies, Political Symbols and Rituals, Visual Policy, Eastern European Studies, EU Enlargement, Political Cultures, Comparative Political Science, Political Anthropology
Raffa, MonjaStudies Service Unit Political Science
Rajic, DanijelaAdministrative staff of the Department
Reitter, VictoriaMigration Policy, Asylum and Integration Policy, Taking Sides: Protest Against the Deportation of Asylum Seekers
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
Segert, DieterStudies on Eastern Europe, Transformation of Democarcies and their crises, history and legacy of European state socialism, development of political parties in certain East European countries (East Central Europe, Post-Soviet Europe)
Spöri, TobiasPolitical Participation, Political Socialization, Eastern Europe, Legacy of State Socialism, Transformation Processes
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
Starkbaum, JohannesVergleichende Politikwissenschaft, public policy, qualitative Methoden, Wissenschaft, Medizin und Innovation
Stefan, Barbara International Politics, Democratization Movements, Counter-Hegemony and Emancipation
Steurer, WalburgCritical Policy Analysis, Interpretive Policy Analysis, Healthcare Policies, End-of-life Policies, Public Engagement
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)