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Anukriti Dixit, Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies, University of Bern

Dr. Anukriti Dixit is a postdoctoral scholar at the Interdisciplinary center for gender studies, University of Bern. Her primary areas of work are public policy, gender and social policy as well as development studies. She works on applications and critiques within public policy and development studies - that come from feminist theory, poststructuralist and (post/de) colonial theories. Her work seeks to illustrate how theories such as intersectionality, productive power, subjectivation, performativity and decoloniality offer a chance to effect social and political change and what relevance do they have in analyses of public policies. She is the reciepient of the Swiss government excellence scholarship for 2019-2020 and the small grant for feminist research (2018-2019), sponsored by the Ford Foundation.

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Maximiliane Hädicke M.mel., Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Göttingen Medical Centre

Maximiliane Hädicke has been working as research assistant at the Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Göttingen Medical Centre since 2019. As part of the project TRANS*KIDS, funded by the Federal Ministry of Health, she currently writes her thesis on the topic of discrimination against transgender children and adolescents in the health sector. The focus of her work is located at the intersection of sociology and bioethics. She is particularly interested in post-structuralist theory, autonomy and its social conditions, medicine as social practice and the methods of qualitative social research.


PD Dr. habil. Yves Jeanrenaud, Institute of Sociology, LMU Munich

Since 2019, Yves Jeanrenaud is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Chair of Sociology and Gender Studies at LMU Munich. He worked previously at the Technical University of Munich from 2008 - 2019, and received a PhD in 2014. Habilitation in Sociology in 2021. 2018/2019 Deputy Chair of General Sociology at the University of Vechta. 2020 - 2021 Visiting Professor for Gender Studies in STEM and Med. at the University of Ulm. Expert for the European Commission (EC-REA) and the Volkswagen Foundation, inter alia. His main areas of expertise are gender studies, sociology of the labour market and the family with focus on the gender division of labour, biographical research with a focus on the sociology of education, heterogeneity and discrimination, especially in the field of STEM, sociology of technology with a focus on the gender division of labour, technology design and digitalisation.


Dr. Sandra Lang, Institute for Education Studies, University of Zürich

Sandra Lang is a researcher at the Chair of Science Didactics and Sustainability at the University of Zurich. She studied Sociology and Jewish Studies and did her doctorate in Science and Technology Studies. Her research interests lie at the nexus of Sociology and History of the Sciences and Medicine, as well as Gender Studies and Environmental Humanities.


Language Editor

Julia Perry M.A., Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Göttingen Medical Centre

Julia Perry has been working at the Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Göttingen Medical Centre since 2012. She studied sociology in Bremen with a focus on migration sociology and sociology and gender studies in Göttingen. Her research interests include sociology of human rights, qualitative social research, implications of genetic testing and research ethics. She is currently working on her PhD on sociological aspects of dementia prediction and participation in dementia research. In addition, she has many years of experience in proofreading and translating English and German academic literature.


Former Editors-in-Chief

PD Dr. phil. Solveig Lena Hansen, University of Bremen & University Medical Center Göttingen

Solveig Lena Hansen is a lecturer for ethics at the University of Bremen, Faculty 11 (Human and Health Sciences). Previously, she was a research associate at the University Medical Center Göttingen, where she is currently completing her habilitation. Her work focuses on the interdisciplinary field of bioethics and public health ethics, in particular on obesity, organ transplantation, stem cell research and reproductive technologies. Methodically, she specializes in the role of narrative media (film, literature, health campaigns) for ethical analysis and on gender as analytic catageory in the reflection of medicine and health systems.


Christoph Behrens, Département d‘Allemand, Université de Bourgogne-Dijon

Since 2019 Christoph Behrens is a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) lecturer and coordinator of international teacher training with the German Department at the University of Burgundy-Dijon. His research is situated in the area of francophone and italophone cultural and literary studies. In terms of methodology, his expertise includes cultural and literary studies with a strong focus on gender and queer theory as well as on diversity management in secondary education. Furthermore, he has been continually experimenting with performance pedagogy as part of secondary education and foreign language learning.


Oliver Klaassen M.A., Institute for Art and Visual Culture, Carl Ossietzky University Oldenburg

Oliver Klaassen is a research assistant at the Institute for Art and Visual Culture at Carl Ossietzky University Oldenburg, a Ph.D. candidate at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) of Justus Liebig University Giessen, and a board member of the Gender Studies Association. His* research interests include queer art and media studies, history and theory of photography, critical curatorial studies and art education, politics of aesthetics, and ethics of visuality. Most recently, Klaassen was a Fulbright Research Fellow at University of Southern California in Los Angeles (2019) and visiting scholar at State University of New York at Buffalo (2017).


Dr. Julia Gruhlich, Institute of Sociology

Julia Gruhlich has been a visiting professor at the Institute of Sociology at the Philipps University in Marburg since 2021. Before that she was a lecturer at the University of Göttingen and the University of Paderborn. Her work focuses on the interface of the sociology of work, organisations, and gender. She has professional expertise in qualitative methods of social research, social theory, gender theory, theory of work and organisations, as well as intersectional and transnational research. She is interested in current debates about post-growth, approaches to sustainable work and life, as well as utopias and alternative social systems.


Dr. Konstanze Hanitzsch, Coordinator at LAGEN

Since 2021, Konstanze Hanitzsch has been the coordinator of the state working group of institutions for women and gender research in Lower Saxony (LAGEN). From 2015 until 2019, she was research coordinator of the Göttingen Center for Gender Studies. She teaches and researches on the topic of feminist materialism, subject constructions, feminist literary studies and in the broadest sense cultural gender studies. She is currently working on a project with the topic "Postmagicscience" that deals with magic, witchcraft, materialism and contemporary art productions.