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Elisabeth Günther

Assistant Professor


Phone: +43 1 31336-5250
Fax:     +43 1 31336-5250

Office hours: by appointment

Short CV
Dr. Elisabeth Anna Guenther studied sociology at the University of Vienna and Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. She holds a PhD in organization studies for the TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology). She examined the influence of gender diversity within research team as part of the international consortium working in the Horizon 2020 project GEDII. Her research received several awards and addresses the nexus of gender-organization-technology from an intersectional perspective. Elisabeth Guenther taught courses at the FU Berlin, the TU Wien, the University of Salzburg and the University Klagenfurt. She is Newsletter Editor of the Gender in Management Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management and Secretary of the Gender Studies Association Austria.


Research and Teaching Interests
Gendered and Organization Theory; Theory of Social Practices; Diversity and Intersectionality Research; Gender Diversity and Technology; Methodology and Mixed-Method Research Designs.

Teaching in the SBWL Diversity Management (BA);

Teaching activity, Projects

Selected Publications

Guenther, Elisabeth Anna / Humbert, Anne Laure / Kelan, Elisabeth Kristina (2018) „Gender vs. Sex.“ Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190224851.013.58

Guenther, Elisabeth Anna / Koeszegi, Sabine Theresia (2017): Intertwined effects of gender and migration status on persistence in SET study programmes. In: European Journal of Engineering Education, 42:6, 890-915, DOI: 10.1080/03043797.2016.1228613

Günther, Elisabeth Anna / Koeszegi, Sabine Theresia (2015): »Das ist aber nicht der akademische Gedanke« – Ansprüche an Lehrende und von Lehrenden einer Technischen Universität. In: Rheinländer, Kathrin (hg.): Ungleichheitssensible Hochschullehre. Positionen, Voraussetzungen, Perspektiven. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. S. 141-164. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-09477-5_8