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Maria Mesner

Born in 1960 in Braunau/Inn, Austria; Adjunct Professor, Institute for Contemporary History, University of Vienna (since 05/03/2004) Univ. Doz. University of Vienna, Contemporary History 2004 (Ph. D. University of Vienna. Modern History 1994; M. A. University of Vienna, Contemporary History 1986); Habilitation “Geburten / Kontrolle. Reproduktionspolitiken in Österreich und in den USA im 20. Jahrhundert” (Wien 2003) [Birth / Control. Reproductive Policies in Austria and in the US during the 20th century]; Dissertation "Die Auseinandersetzung um den Schwangerschaftsabbruch in Österreich. Zur politischen Kultur der Zweiten Republik” [Conflicts on Abortion in Austria].
Present Positions: Researcher, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Vienna (since 05/15/2003, at present on leave); Director, Bruno Kreisky Archives Foundation (since 08/01/2000).
Academic Affiliations: Visiting Research Professor: Department of History, New York University (spring 2007); Professor: Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, Institute for Modern and Contemporary History, Johannes-Kepler-University Linz (2006/07); Lecturer: University of Vienna, Institute for Contemporary History, since 1997, Institute for History,
since 1998; courses in contemporary history, gender studies, and comparative history; Visiting Professor: Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg, (2005); Lecturer: Charles-University of Prague (2000); Lecturer: University of Linz (1999/2000); Research Fellow: New School for Social Research, New York City (1999).

Homepage:
http://www.kreisky.org/cv_mesner.htm

Contact:
Email: maria.mesner[at]univie.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4277-120 58

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