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Eva Kreisky

Born in 1944 in Vienna/Austria, is professor of political science at the Department of Political Science, University of Vienna. She studied law at the University of Vienna and received her doctorate in 1971. She attended a post-graduate program in Political Science at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. From 1972 to 1979, she was a research assistant and from 1979 to 1989 head of the Department of Political Science at the Institute for Advanced Studies. In 1987, she received her
habilitation at the University of Vienna. From 1989 to 1993, she was professor of political science and Women Studies at the Otto-Suhr-Institute, Free University of Berlin, and from 1993 to 1995 visiting professor at the Institute of Political Science, University of Vienna.
Her research interests include political theory and history of political philosophy, state theories, institutions and bureaucracy, politics of gender relations, and political and cultural dimensions of masculinities. She is vice-dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and especially involved with the advancement of early stage researchers. She was co-founder of the post-graduate program "Gender Kolleg" at the University of Vienna. Her recent and current fields of research include football and gender, as well as state, violence, and gender. She received the Gabriele Possaner State Award for the advancement of gender democracy in 1999, and the Käthe Leichter State Award for Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, and Equalization in the work place in 2008.

Homepage:

http://evakreisky.at

Contact:
Email: hannelore.eva.kreisky[at]univie.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4277-477 13

Publications, teaching experience, and research projects (relevant to the IK)

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