Mag. Katharina Crepaz B.A. Ph.D. is a post-doctoral research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy [Fellow-Group: „Dis[cover]ability and Indicators for Inclusion (2015-2020)“] and at the Chair of Sociology of Diversity, Technical University of Munich. She studied Political Science, English and American Studies, and Scandinavian Studies at the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna. In 2014, she was a visiting graduate student researcher at the EU Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington (Seattle, USA). She completed her Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Innsbruck in March 2015; her dissertation The Impact of Europeanization on Minority Communities was published by Springer VS in February 2016. Katharina will be awarded the Friedwart Bruckhaus-Förderpreis for young researchers by the Hanns-Martin Schleyer Stiftung in December 2016. Her research interests include Europeanization, minority policy, refugee and migration issues, social policy and inclusion, civil society and participation processes, regionalism and separatist movements, and the EU as a human rights actor.
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Fellow-Group, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy
Chair of Sociology of Diversity, TUM