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Dominique Bauer

Dominique Bauer, Mag. BA

  • Gastforscherin


  • PhD-Project in International Development Studies, Vienna Doctoral School of Social Sciences (ongoing)
  • BA in Near Eastern Studies, University of Vienna (2016)
  • Regional Academy on the United Nations, Prague/Szeged/Vienna (2016)
  • Mag. (Individual Diploma Program) in International Development Studies, University of Vienna (2014)
  • Arabic Language and Culture Program, University of Vienna (2013/14)

Academic Employment

Sept. 2021-   Lecturer of Islam in an International Context and Gender Studies at the University College of Teacher Education of Christian Churches Vienna/Krems
Feb 2019-
Jan 2022
University Assistant for History and Development at the University of Vienna
Jan 2017-
Jan 2019
University Assistant for Islamic Religious Education at the University of Vienna

Grants and Fellowships

Feb 2022-Aug 2022 “Gender perspectives and gender relations in Islamic Studies. An analysis of disciplinary culture in German-speaking academia” – Marietta Blau Scholarship granted by the Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education, Science and Research, visiting fellow at the University of Zurich
2018 Research Grant of the University of Vienna Student’s Union for Queer-Feminist Research on Gender in Islamic Studies

Research Interests

  • Institutionalization and History of Gender Studies and Islamic Studies
  • Human Resources and Gender Equality in Academia
  • Orientalism and postcolonial theory, Muslims in Europe and the Indian Subcontinent
  • Urdu language and literature


  • Gender Studies Association Austria (ÖGGF)
  • Development Policy Network for Women’s Rights and Feminist Perspectives (WIDE)
  • Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, Bard College, New York
  • Regional Academy on the United Nations (RAUN) -  Alumni Network