Curriculum Vitae
 Melanie Fleisch, BA BA MA

Melanie Fleisch, BA BA MA
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Melanie Fleisch, BA BA MA

Melanie Fleisch completed her Bachelor's degree in Sociology in 2019 and worked as a student assistant during that time. In 2022, she additionally earned her Bachelor's degree in Philosophy at the University of Innsbruck and completed her Master's degree in Gender, Culture, and Social Change with a thesis on gender knowledge within the Bundeswehr. Currently, Melanie works as a project collaborator at the 'Center for Social and Health Innovation,' is a member of the Social Theory Research Center, an external lecturer, and a Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology department at the University of Innsbruck. Her research interests focus on power and inequality dynamics as well as agency concepts, with a concentration on intersectional discrimination dynamics in institutions. In her dissertation project, she explores the construction of the 'other' and the agency of individual actors in the context of Austrian labor migration.

2023 - present
External Lecturer - Design and Implementation of the seminar "Introduction to Empirical Social Research" - University of Innsbruck

2022 - present
Project Assistance - Project Assistant involved in research activities, administrative tasks, communication with external partners, contribution to the creation of project reports and publications, and data management - Center for Social and Health Innovation - MCI - The Entrepreneurial School

Student Assistant - In the context of the lecture "Lebenswelten" - Tutor, Administrative tasks, Exam preparation. - University of Innsbruck

2018 - 2020
Employee - Data collection through interviews - IMAD Marktforschung

2013 - 2014
Employee - Supportive Work - Lebenshilfe Vorarlberg - Organization advocating for the interests of individuals with intellectual disabilities or learning difficulties and working towards their equal representation in the political and social sphere by addressing disadvantages.

2022 - present
Sociology - University of Innsbruck (PhD)

2019 - 2022
Philosophy - University of Innsbruck (Bachelor of Arts)

2019 - 2022
Gender, Cultur and Social Change - University of Innsbruck (Master of Arts)

2014 - 2017
Sociology - University of Innsbruck (Bachelor of Arts)

Presentation for the informational event "Sociology as a Profession" - University of Innsbruck

2017 - 2018
Research stay in Tonga (South Pacific) -