Sigrid Schmitz

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Sigrid Schmitz, PhD habil.

Academic Positions

10/2022-03/2023Lecturer for Postcolonial and Feminist Science & Technology Studies, ZtG, HU Berlin
04/2022-07/2022Substitute Professor for “Cognitive Science and Gender”, Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg
10/2021-02/2022Substitute Professor for “Gender in STEM”, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg
12/2020–03/2021Visiting Lecturer for "Gender & Queer Studies" at "Gender Studies in Cologne" (GeStiK), University of Cologne
2017–2020Chair of the Part Project Gendering MINT digital, HU Berlin, Center for transdisciplinary Gender Studies (ZtG)
2016–2018Professor for "Gender & Science", HU Berlin, Department of History Faculty of Philosophy
2015–2016Visiting Professor for "Gender and Science", University of Graz, Austria
2010–2015Professor for Gender Studies, University of Vienna, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Austria
2009–2010Visiting Professor for "International Women and Gender Studies", University of Oldenburg
Since 2004Lecturer: Universities of Basel, Berlin, Freiburg, Marburg, Innsbruck, Linz, Graz, Vienna, amongst others
2008Visiting Professor for "Transdisciplinary Gender Research in Science and Technology", HU Berlin
2002, 2009Senior Lecturer (HD) for "Mediatization of the Sciences and Gender Studies", University of Freiburg
Head of the Forum for Competence[1]: "Gender Research in Computer and Natural Sciences" (together with Prof. Dr. Britta Schinzel)
2003Visiting Professor for "Women and Gender Studies" at the University of Graz, Faculty of Sciences, Austria
1999–2002Scientific Researcher at the Department for Computer Science and Social Research, University of Freiburg
1991–2002Lecturer at the University of Marburg, Germany
1998Venia Legendi in Zoology, University of Marburg, Germany
1992PhD in Applied Animal Behavior, Dep. of Biology, Univ. Marburg
1987Diploma in Biology at the RWTH Aachen and the University of Marburg


2004–2005Mentoring of two young scientists in the "MentorinnenNetzwerk für Frauen in Naturwissenschaft und Technik" [Mentoring Program for Women in Science and Technology] of Hessian Universities, Germany


2013Awards of the City of Vienna for the best conference "NeuroCultures – NeuroGenderigns II" and for the symposium "Epigenetics, Society, and Gender", both organized in 2012
2002Frauenförderpreis [Award for the promotion of women], University of Freiburg (with Prof. Dr. Britta Schinzel, Department of Computer Science and Society)