Short CV/Education and training

  • 1982 – 1987
    Studied computer science at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria

  • 1987 – 1990
    Doctorate in the technical sciences

  • 1991 – 1993
    University (research and teaching) assistant at the Vienna University of Technology

  • 1993 – 1996
    APART fellowship from the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)

  • 1996
    Awarded the venia docendi (authorisation to teach) for applied computer science at the Vienna University of Technology

  • 1996 – 2002
    Adjunct university professor of applied computer science at the Vienna University of Technology

  • 2002 – 2004
    Visiting professor and director of the group "Gender and Diversity in Organizations" at the Vienna University of Economics and Business

  • Since 2004
    University professor of "Gender and Diversity in Organisations" at the Vienna University of Economics and Business

Visiting instructor and researcher at various international academic institutions:

  • University of Bremen, Germany

  • University of Stockholm, Sweden

  • University of Toronto, Canada

  • Work Research Institute Oslo, Norway

  • Bielefeld University, Germany

  • London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK

Selected publications

  • Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud. 2011. The Triple M of Organizations: Man, Management and Myth. Vienna, New York: Springer Verlag.

  • Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud, Hermann, Anett, Hofmann, Roswitha. 2010. Mikrokredite für Frauen: Instrument zur Akkumulation von symbolischem Kapital?! Empowermentmaßnahmen als Basis für genderspezifischen sozialen Wandel am Beispiel des Mikrokreditsektors in Mittelägypten. Gender (3): 77-91.

  • Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud, Kauer, Alexandra. 2010. Gendered scripts: studying hidden assumptions in business contexts. Gender in Management: An International Journal (formerly Women in Management Review) 25 (6): 497-508.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • New styles of doctoral studies in Austria, 2011 – 2013

  • Management qualification for women: Expectations and realities, 2011 – 2012

  • Management myths, since 2010

  • Gender neutral or gender blind? The importance of structural barriers in technical and scientific fields, since 2010

  • The power of distinction. From the production of differences to inequalities in organisations, 2009 – 2012

  • Ageing Society. Ageing in the city: Current trends and their importance for strategic urban development, 2007 – 2008

  • More than money: The role of microcredit systems for gender-specific social change in developing countries, 2007 – 2008

  • Thinking further about diversity – Intersectionality and fault lines in the City of Vienna, 2007

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Acting member, Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Academy Council, since 2011

  • Member of the jury for the Prof. Horst Knapp Prize for economic journalism, since 2008

  • Member of the advisory board to AGPRO, Austrian Gay Professionals, since 2008

  • Member of the university council at Graz University of Technology, since 2008

  • Chair of the senate at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, 2006 – 2009


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