Mag. Clara Kuhn

Mag. Clara Kuhn
Research Associate (PhD Candidate)

Paris-Lodron University Salzburg, School of Education, Department of Educational Science, School Research and School Practice
Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1, 5020 Salzburg, AUSTRIA

Tel.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-7375
Fax.: +43 (0) 662 / 8044-161

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Research Focus and Academic Interests

  • Empirical Educational Research
  • Theories of Motivation
  • Mentoring in the School Practicum
  • Learning in the School Practicum


  • 03/2019 – present PhD candidate in Educational Science, University of Salzburg
  • 10/2012 – 07/2018 Graduate Degree (Magister) in Teacher Education
                                Diploma Exam, University of Salzburg
                                Subjects: English, Philosophy and Psychology
                                Topic of Theses: “’We are not invisible’: LGBTQI* representation in the English as a second / foreign language classroom”
  • 09/2016 – 08/2017 Erasmus year abroad at University College Cork, Ireland, studying English, History, Irish, Philosophy and Psychology

Professional Experience (selected)                                         

  • 03/2019 – present Research Associate and PhD Candidate of Gerda Hagenauer at the School of Education, University of Salzburg
  • 09/2018 – 08/2019 Teacher for English and Philosophy and Psychology at two high track schools in Salzburg, Akademisches Gymnasium Salzburg & Christian Doppler Gymnasium Salzburg

Awards / Scholarships

  • 2018 Scholarship for Academic Excellence (Leistungsstipendium), University of Salzburg