Short CV/Education and training

  • 2016 – 2019
    Project Coordinator "Readjustments of Masculinities"

  • 2014 – 2016
    Research Associate "Anticipated Parenthood and vocational pathways: The inter-relationship between family and career plans of young adults and their relevance to occupational segregation"

  • 2012 – 2014
    Research Associate "How do men deal with health in everyday life? An empirical study on the interconnections of health action of middle-aged men and (constructions of) masculinity."

  • 2007 – 2010
    Research Associate "Why do some men become fathers, others don’t?” Conditions of fatherhood today – an analysis of interrelations of biographical experiences, masculinity and fatherhood."

  • 2005 – 2007
    Research Associate "Children and Divorce – Current legal Practices and their Impact on Family Transitions"

  • 2003 – 2005
    Research Associate "Equality within the family. Long-term perspectives and how children see it"

Selected publications

  • Baumgarten, D. (2017): „Wenn Kinder da sind, kommen die an erster Stelle. Sonst muss man keine Familie haben.“ Berufsidentität und (antizipierte) Mutterschaft: Frauen und der Druck, sich zu entscheiden. Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien (fzg), 23/1, 53-69

    [with Luterbach, M.; Maihofer, A.]

  • Baumgarten, D. (2017): Stay-at-home fathers on the wane – In comes daddy-day! Changing practices of fathering in German-speaking countries. Dialogues in Human Geography, 7/1, 83-87. DOI: 10.1177/2043820617691634

    [with Schwiter, K.]

  • Baumgarten, D. (2017): „Wenn Vater, dann will ich Teilzeit arbeiten“ Die Verknüpfungen von Berufs- und Familienvorstellungen bei 30jährigen Männern aus der deutschsprachigen Schweiz. GENDER, Sonderheft 4, 76-91.

    [with Wehner, N.; Maihofer, A.; Schwiter, K.]

  • Baumgarten, D. (2015): „Mir geht es gut!“ – Gesundheitsvorstellungen von Männern in der Schweiz. Ergebnisse aus einem empirischen Projekt.

    [with Wehner, N.; Luck, F.; Maihofer, A.; Zemp Stutz, E.]

  • Baumgarten, D. (2012): Warum werden manche Männer Väter, andere nicht? Männlichkeit und Kinderwunsch. In Walter H., Eickhorst A. (Hrsg.). Das Väter-Handbuch. Theorie, Forschung, Praxis. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag, 415-443.

    [with Kassner, K.; Maihofer, A.; Wehner, N.]

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Swiss Sociological Association (SSA)

  • Swiss Gender Studies Society (SGGS)

  • German Gender Studies Association e.V.

Media coverage

  • 05.11.2017 Schweizer Radio SRF 3, Input „Die Marathon-Männer: Warum tut ihr das?“ (Minuten 30:30 – 39:52)

  • 31.03.2017 Schweizer Fernsehen SRF 1, 10vor10 „Sexismus in der Werbung“ (Minuten 14:52 – 19:51)

  • 03.11.2016 Schweizer Fernsehen SRF1, Aeschbacher “Mann oh Mann“ (Minuten 11:57 – 22:30)

  • 12.11.2010 Schweizer Radio DRS, Wissen aktuell „In der Zwickmühle: Wann werden Männer heute Väter?“ (6:11 Minuten)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Inquisitive and interested in learning new things, Proactive, Committed and communicative, Cooperative and humorous


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