Univ.-Prof. Dr. Saskia Stachowitsch
Scientific Director

Saskia Stachowitsch is the Scientific Director of the oiip as well as Professor in International Relations and Senior Research Fellow (FWF / Austrian Science Fund, Elise-Richter-Program) at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna. She served as an Affiliated Scholar at the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a Visiting Post-doctoral Fellow at the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol. She was an Erwin-Schrödinger-Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and received the Science Award 2012 of the Margaretha-Lupac-Fund for Parliamentarianism and Democracy of the Austrian Parliament. She is the author of Gender Ideologies and Military Labor Markets in the US (Routledge, 2012) and has published in Security Dialogue, International Relations, Men & Masculinities, Globalizations, International Feminist Journal of Politics, among others. Her research interests are:

* critical security and military studies
* feminist and postcolonial theories in international relations
* privatization of security, private military and security companies (PMSCs)
* gender and security
* gender and the military; military gender integration
* EU border security, transnational actors (eg Frontex)
* parliamentarianism, antisemitism, and the political history of Austrian Jews

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