Work History

Since August 2019
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies
The University of Akron

June 2018 – May 2018
Research Specialist at Oriana House, Inc.

September 2017-May 2018
Adjunct Faculty for Kent State University and UAkron/Wayne College

September 2015 – September 2017
Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Studies
(Continuing and Adult Education) at the University Graz

Since 2015
Research consultant for the Institute for Masculinity Research and Gender Studies at the Association for Men and Gender Issues Styria, Graz, Austria

Invited to teach sociology and gender studies at University of Graz, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, University of Salzburg and University of Klagenfurt

2007- 2013
Graduate assistant,
Department of Sociology, University of Akron/OH

Internship in the Gender Analysis Unit of the Division for the Advancement of Women (now UNWomen), United Nations Headquarters, NYC/NY

Research assistant, Department of Sociology, University of Graz: Project management, research, financial and other reporting within 6th European Framework Program: Analyzing and Overcoming the Sociological Fragmentation in Europe,

Elected Independent Women Representative, City Council of Graz: Social work for women – counseling, chairwoman of “Frauenrat” (board of 70 women organizations including women of all political parties), political and public relations,

Mafalda, Association for Encouragement of Girls and Young Women in Non-traditional Professions: European project development manager, conception of educational measures and course organization, individual and group-trainings for girls and women, workshops for specialists,

Documentation, Research- and Education Center for Women, Graz, Austria, conception of feminist cultural journal dokumenta, event management, public relations,

pro mente – Center for Work Training with Psychologically Handicapped Persons, Coordination of “Organic Food Express”