Other Team Members

Sarah C. Dingler

Project leader

Sarah C. Dingler is assistant professor of Empirical Gender Research at the University of Innsbruck. Previously, she worked as post-doctoral researcher at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institute of Political Science at the Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU) Munich. She received her Ph.D from the University of Salzburg. Her main areas of research include the analysis of political institutions on women's representation and the role of women as political actors in legislatures and the executive. Related work has appeared in European Public Policy, Electoral Studies and Elections, Public Opinions and Parties.




Lena Stephan


Lena Stephan is a pre-doc researcher at the Department of Political Science at the University of Greifswald. She studied the Master International Area Studies (M.Sc.) with a focus on interdisciplinary social sciences at the University of Halle-Wittenberg. During her studies, she dealt intensively with topics such as migration, human rights and international politics and focused on socio-political power structure processes and their reproductions while developing a strong focus on critical research perspectives. In the course of her studies, Lena worked as a student research assistant in various research projects that dealt, for example, with social segmentation and social inequality processes or power-structural spatial processes. In her free time, Lena is involved in voluntary work to initiate and support feminist transformation processes towards equitable participation. In the context of her work at the University of Greifswald in the project “Can a women do the job?” and her doctoral thesis, she is very interested in the intersections of gender and other social categories and their impact on legislative oversight patterns.



Camila Montero Trujillo


Camila Montero Trujillo is a pre-doctoral researcher at the Department of Political Science at University of Innsbruck. She studied International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito (Ecuador). She did her undergraduate studies for a year at Beloit College (United States) being critical identity studies, gender and philosophy her main focus. She started a double degree master's program at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona (Spain) on Research in Political Science with special emphasis on quantitative methods. Later, she continued her master's studies at the University of Konstanz (Germany) focusing on International Administration and Conflict Management. During her years of study, she has collaborated as a research assistant in projects related to electoral behavior, conflict in Latin America, and gender mainstreaming in institutional contexts.