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Lara Zwittlinger, B.A., B.A.
Research & Project Assistant

Sigmund-Haffner-Gasse 18, 5020 Salzburg


Office hours: by appointment

Lara Zwittlinger works as Research and Project Assistant for the Horizon-Europe funded Project Push*Back*Lash under the supervision of Prof. Zoe Lefkofridi. As part of her role,  she investigates the intersectional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender role attitudes, political attitudes, participation and representation of women. Initial findings have already been presented at the Midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association’s (ESA) Research Network for Quantitative Methods in October 2022. 

In addition, since October 2022, Lara Zwittlinger is graduate student at the Department of Political Science. Zwittlinger holds bachelor degrees in Education and in Political Science from PLUS. Particularly in the course of her undergraduate degree in Political Science, she developed her interest in analyzing gender inequalities, with her bachelor’s thesis carrying the title “The gender equality paradox – The rigidity of implicit gender stereotypes and their impact on women’s representation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).” In the past, she has already contributed to research projects in sociology.