Mathilde Schmitt


Research and Teaching Interests & Background

Empirical Social Research, Rural Sociology, Rural Gender Studies, Agricultural Sociology, Gender & Science.

Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, PhD in Sociology, DFG-Research Training Group Gender Relations and Social Change.


Working experience

as visiting professor and senior scientist at the universities HU Berlin, Essen, Göttingen, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Mount Holyoke (USA) as well as the Interdisciplinary Institute of Mountain Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck.


Professional Membership

Research Platform Center Interdisciplinary Gender Studies Innsbruck (CGI), Gender Research Network Innsbruck;  Gender Studies Association, Austria and Germany; German Sociological Association, Section Women's and Gender Studies and Section Rural, Agricultural and Food Sociology and Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics (ÖGA), a forum for the scientific discourse of social, political and economic agendas of the agricultural sector.