Anna Pichelstorfer, Bakk. MA

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Anna Pichelstorfer is a project member in the FWF funded project “Valuing Vaccination” and works on health policy and immunization policy. She teaches in the field of Science and Technology Studies. She studied Sociology at the University of Vienna and subsequently completed the postgraduate course "Sociology of Social Practices" at the Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna. From 2013 to 2018, she was a university assistant (prae doc) at the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna, where she is also completing her dissertation on the co-production of assisted reproductive technologies and democracy. From 2018 to 2022, she worked in the EU Horizon 2020 project "InsSciDE - Inventing a Shared Science Diplomacy for Europe" and conducted research on global immunization policy and health diplomacy.

Research interests

Health Policy, Immunization Policy, Global Health, Science and Democracy, regulation of biomedicine

Selected bibliography

  • Pichelstorfer, A., & Paul, K. T. (2022). Unpacking the role of metrics in global vaccination governance. International Political Sociology, Volume 16, Issue 2.
  • Metzler, I.; Pichelstorfer, A. (2020). Embryonic silences: Human life between biomedicine, religion, and state authorities in Austria. In Weiberg-Salzmann, M.; Willems, U. (Eds.), Religion and Biopolitics. Springer