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Dr. des. Mag. Joanna Kusiak

Address:A-1090 Vienna, Rooseveltplatz 2
Room:R 221
Phone:+43 (1) 4277-49278
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PhD Sociology (summa cum laude), Technische Universität Darmstadt, 2016 

MA Sociology (with distinction), University of Warsaw, 2008



Assistant Professor (Post-doc), Department of Sociology, University of Vienna, since December 2016

Assistant Professor, Centre for the Culture of Place, Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts, October 2015 December 2016. 

Visiting Researcher, Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley, January - September 2016.

Visiting Researcher, Urban Laboratory / Department of Geography, University College of London, April - June 2015.

Visiting Researcher, Berlin Graduate School of Social Science, Humboldt University of Berlin, 2013-2015.

Fulbright Visiting Researcher, Department of Political Science / Department of Anthropology, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 2011-2012.



Postdoctoral Research Grant of the Kosciuszko Foundation, USA, 2016.

Research Grant ‘Preludium’ of the National Science Centre, Poland, 2012-2015.

START Excellency Award for the Young Scholars, Foundation for Polish Science, 2014, 2013 (two-time recipient).

Writer’s Grant from the Polish Ministry of Culture, 2013.

DAAD Graduate Research Fellowship, 2012-2013.

Fulbright Advanced Researcher Fellowship, US-Poland Fulbright Commission, 2011-2012.

Publishing Grant for the volume Chasing Warsaw: Socio-material Dynamics of Urban Change since 1990, Foundation for the Polish-German Cooperation, 2012.

Research Grant of the Polish-German Academic Association (PNTA), 2010.

Fellowship of the Studienkolleg zu Berlin, the Excellence Initiative of the German Academic Foundation (SSdV) and Hertie Foundation, 2008-2009.

DAAD Fellowship for Advanced Academic Studies, 2007.

Fellowship of the Collegium Invisibile, Poland, 2006-2010.

Excellence scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Science, 2004-2008.

1st Prize in an Academic Essay Contest ‘On Inequality’, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 2006.

2nd Prize and Silver Medal at the 12th International Philosophy Olympiad in Seoul, 2004.

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