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Helga Eberherr



Phone: +43 1 31336-5190
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Office hours: by appointment

Short CV
Dr. Helga Eberherr is senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna.  She studied sociology, political science and gender studies at the University of Vienna, and at the University Denis Diderot Paris. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Vienna, a Postgraduate Diploma from the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna and was appointed a Marshall Plan Awardee for a visiting research fellowship at the University of California Berkeley. In summer term 2015 she was Visiting Professor of Methods of Empirical Social Research at the Institute of Sociology/Philipps-University Marburg.


Research and Teaching Interests
Gendered and Organization Theory, Theory of Social Practices, Translating Organizational Change, Ageing, Diversity and Intersectionality Research, Researching Routines and Practices, Methodology and triangulative Research Designs.

Teaching in the SBWL Diversity Management (BA); Organization Theory (MA)

Teaching activity, Projects

Selected Publications
Eberherr, Helga/Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud. Routinierte Vergeschlechtlichung: Zur (Re-)Produktion von Geschlechtstypisierungen und impliziten Rollenerwartungen im Management. Managementforschung (25).

Bendl, Regine/Eberherr, Helga/Schmidt, Angelika. 2015. Inclusion and exclusion processes in the executive search business: an intersectional approach. In: Handbook of Gendered Careers in Management, Hrsg. Adelina M. Broadbridge, Sandra L. Fielden, 194-207. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Eberherr, Helga. 2014. Intersektionalität aus der Organisationsperspektive. In: The Gender Cage – revisited: Handbuch zur Organisations- und Geschlechterforschung, Hrsg. Maria Funder, 369-386. Baden-Baden: Nomos.