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Kristin Ganahl

Kristin Ganahl

Kristin Ganahl


Junior Researcher

Tel.: +43 1 2121 493-37


  • Studies of Sociology and Cultural Studies at the University of Vienna and the Faculty of Social Science in Ljubljana (Slovenia). BA (Sociology) – current Sociology Graduate Student (university of Vienna)


  • EPCR Summer School (Multivariate Statistical Analysis and Comparative Crossnational Surveys Data 2012, Ljubljana),
  • English Academic Writing Seminar Wien 2012, EPCR Winter School (Working with Comparative Survey Data – Wien 2012), Berliner Methoden Treffen (Group discussions – Berlin 2011)

Professional Career

  • 2011 to now: Research Fellow at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institut Health Promotion Research (
  • 2009 – 2010: Caretaker in the Home for Refugees Amina (Caritas, Bregenz)
  • 2007-2008: Holocaust Memorial Service at the Jewish Museum Berlin
  • 2006: Internship at the Goethe Institute Ljubljana
  • 2005: Research Internship at the Smithsonian Institute (Office for Policy and Analysis) –Washington DC

Research Focus & Areas of Expertise

Up until now: Cultural Sociology, Role of cultural institution, especially museums, collective memory;

Currently: Health Literacy, Quantitative Methods – Analysis of national and international surveys, Data Visualizations, Translation activities (English-German)