Short CV

Education and academic degrees                                                                                                         

PhD (Dr. phil.), Department of Social Anthropology, University of Berne, Switzerland, 2003

M.A. (lic. Phil I) in Social Anthropology, Sociology of Mass Communications and        Criminology, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 1997


Current positions and memberships/boards                                                                                                  

Employment history/past positions

Past board memberships  

  • Membre de la Commission Suisse pour l’UNESCO 2017-2023
  • Member of the supervisory board of the editing house Seismo books 2016-2024 
  • Member of the award committee the IMISCOE Maria Ioannis Baganha Prize for the best dissertation, 2012-2020
  • Member of the commission ‘Prix Jubilé’ of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2012-2015
  • Member of the Research Commission of the SNSF of the University of Neuchâtel, 2011-2014
  • Member of the steering committee, 6th program of the Network of Mentoring for women of French speaking Switzerland, 2010-2012
  • Member of the Review Panel, HERA – Humanities in the European Research Area, Joint Research Program “Humanities as a Source of Creativity and Innovation”, European Science Foundation, 2009-2012
  • Co-director of the Prodoc graduate program « Gender Practices and Perspectives: The Paradoxes of Equality », in cooperation with the Universities of Lausanne (Lead), Geneva and the graduate Institute Geneva. Financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities (CUS), 2008-2011
  • Referee and expert for the Ministry of health of Germany: Evaluation of projects aiming at       improving the access of migrants to the addiction support system, 2008
  • Member of the supervisory board of the AOZ (Asyl Organisation Zürich), 2007-2017
  • Editorial board of NQF – Nouvelles Questions Féministes, revue internationale francophone, 2005-2013
  • Member of the board of directors of the Swiss Forum for Migration and Population, Switzerland, 2005-2006