Univ.-Prof. Dr.in Petra Dannecker, M.A.

Professor for Development Sociology

Institut für Internationale Entwicklung
Sensengasse 3/2/2, 1090 Wien

Email: petra.dannecker@univie.ac.at

Short CV

Petra Dannecker joined the University of Vienna as Visiting Professor of Development Sociology in 2008 and holds the full professorship since 2012. Since 2010, she is head of the Platform/Department of Development Studies. Previously, she was assistant professor at the Department of Sociology at Bielefeld University, Germany where she also did her PhD in Sociology. Before joining the University of Vienna, she was senior research fellow at the German Development Institute in Bonn, responsible for coordinating research and knowledge transfer between the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and scientific communities.

Research Focus
  • Development sociology and development politics
  • Globalization and migration processes
  • Migration and development
  • Gender and migration/development
  • Transdisciplinarity
  • Science-policy nexus
Recent Research Projects
  • Fostering Multi-lateral Knowledge Networks of Transdisciplinary Studies to Tackle Global Challenges (KNOTS) (Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education, European Commission) (2016-2019)

  • Security Strategies among Migrant Women Entrepreneurs in Vienna (Anniversary Fund of the Austrian National Bank) (2016-2018)

  • Employing the Cultural Broker in the Governance of Migration and Integration (BrokerInG) together with Sara de Jong (Marie Curie, European Commission) (2014-2016)
Dannecker P, Rodenberg B. Einleitung. In Dannecker P, Rodenberg B, editors, Klimaveränderung, Umwelt und Geschlechterverhältnisse: neue interdisziplinäre Ansätze und Perspektiven. Westfälisches Dampfboot. 2014. p. 9-28

Dannecker P. Migration, Gender and Development: Trends, Discourses and Politics in Asia. In Poma Poma S, Pühl K, editors, Perspectives on Asian Migration: Transformation of Gender Relations and Labour Relations. Berlin: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung. 2014. p. 16-24

Englert B, Dannecker P. Praktische und ethische Aspekte der Feldforschung. In Dannecker P, Englert B, editors, Qualitative Methoden der Entwicklungsforschung. Mandelbaum Verlag. 2014. p. 233-265

Dannecker P, Voßemer C. Qualitative Interviews in der Entwicklungsforschung. In Dannecker P, Englert B, editors, Qualitative Methoden der Entwicklungsforschung. Wien: Mandelbaum Verlag. 2014. p. 153-175

Dannecker P, Schaffar W. The construction of migrant workers and refugees in Maesot, in light of the political change in Myanmar. In Husa K, Trupp A, Wohlschlägl H, editors, Southeast Asian Mobility Transitions : Issues and Trends in Migration and Tourism. Vol. 19. Wien: Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung. 2014. p. 35. (Abhandlungen zur Geographie und Regionalforschung, Vol. 19).

Dannecker P, Lachenmann G. Wissensproduktion und Aushandlung von Entwicklung und Geschlechterordnungen translokal: Neue Räume und methodologische Reflektionen . In Gruhlich J, Riegraf B, editors, Transnationale Räume und Geschlecht. Westfälisches Dampfboot. 2014. p. 248-265

Dannecker P. Entwicklung und globale Ungleichheiten. In Flicker E, Forster R, editors, Forschungs- und Anwendungsbereiche der Soziologie . 2. ed. Wien: Facultas. 2013. p. 94-107. (Manual Soziologie).

Dannecker P. Gender, Entwicklung und Globalisierung: ein Überblick. In Kolland F, editor, Soziologie der globalen Gesellschaft: eine Einführung. 1. ed. Wien: Mandelbaum Verlag. 2010. p. 263-293. (Gesellschaft, Entwicklung, Politik (GEP), Vol. 12).

Dannecker P, (ed.), Kolland F, (ed.), Gächter A, (ed.), Suter C, (ed.). Soziologie der globalen Gesellschaft. Eine Einführung. Mandelbaum Verlag, 2010.

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