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Birgit Sauer

Born in 1957 in Brackenheim/Germany, is professor of political science at the Institute of Political Science, University of Vienna. She studied political science and German literature at the University of Tübingen and at Free University of Berlin. She received her PhD in Political Science at Free University of Berlin and her habilitation at the University of Vienna. From 1987 to 2000 she was assistant professor at the Institute of Political Science, Free University of Berlin at the Institute of Sociology, University of Freiburg and at the Institute of Political Science in Vienna. She was visiting professor at Kon-Kuk-University Seoul/Korea, University of Klagenfurt, University of Mainz/Germany and at Florida Atlantic University.
Her research interests include gender and governance, comparative gender policies, state theory, and gender and globalization. She was one of the founders of the section "Gender and Politics" in the German Political Science Association and is co-editing a book series on "Politics of Gender relations". She is speaker of the post-graduate program "Gender Kolleg" at Vienna University. She is the Austrian organizer of the international Research Network on Gender, Politics and the State (RNGS).


Email: birgit.sauer[at]univie.ac.at

Univ. Prof. Dr. Birgit Sauer

Institut für Politikwissenschaft
Universitätsstr. 7
A-1010 Wien

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