Isabelle Zinn

Education and work experience


PhD thesis
Joint PhD degree (University of Lausanne and EHESS, Paris)
2010 - 2017

Summer school in Women's studies on American Masculinities at Boston University, USA

Master of Arts in Sociology, Social Anthropology and Science of religions, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
2003 - 2010

Master of Arts thesis
Women's Career: between strategical adaptation and valorization of a difference - 2010

Work experience

Research Fellow (post-doc)
IUMSP (Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine) / CHUV (University Hospital in Lausanne)

2017 - 2018

SNSF Visiting Scholar, early and postdoc.mobility
University of Chicago, Dept. of Sociology
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Dept. of Sociology
University of Konstanz, Dept. of Sociology

2018 - 2021

Graduate assistant/Doctoral student
2010 - 2016

Research assistant, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights
April 2010 - August 2010

Research assistant, University of Fribourg
Department of Sociology, Social Politics and Social work

Others activities

Visiting student, University of Chicago (Spring Semester 2014)

Co-editor of TSANTSA
Journal of the Swiss Anthropological Association

Member of the research committee 'Gender studies', Swiss Sociological Association

Students representative within the committee dedicated to gender equality, University of Fribourg
2006 - 2009


Language skills: German, French, English, Swiss-German

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