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Lea Katharina Reiss

Dr. Lea Katharina Reiss

Dr. Lea Katharina Reiss

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Lea Reiss is Assistant Professor Post Doc at the Interdisciplinary Institute for Management and Organizational Behavior (IVM) at WU Vienna. Lea completed her bachelor studies in 2016 at WU with a focus on diversity management and change management. Her bachelor thesis concerned the integration of refugees into the Austrian labor market. Subsequently, she studied Business, Language and Culture at the Copenhagen Business School deepening her specialization in change and diversity management. In her master thesis, she explored the contextual navigation of employees’ homosexual identities in the work environment of the professional service company KPMG where she worked in diversity management for one year from 2017 to 2018. Since March 2019, Lea works at IVM and does research with an intersectional feminist approach on social inequalities in organizations and society. In her dissertation, she brought attention to how the interplay of gender and social class origin shapes biographies and class mobility. Lea supervises bachelor theses on topics of social inequalities such as racism, sexism, classism and heterosexism in the context of work and society.

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