Mag. Dr. Bakk. M.A.

Susanne Sackl-Sharif

 

Portrait

Research assistant and lecturer at the Institut Journalism and Public Relations and at the Web Literacy Lab (FH JOANNEUM – University of Applied Sciences Graz) [currently in maternity leave]

Education

2014 PhD with distinction in systematic musicology and cultural sociology at the University of Graz with the Phd thesis "Gender – Metal – Videoclips" (rewarded with the Gabriele-Possanner-Förderungspreis 2015 & the Josef-Krainer-Förderungspreis 2015, financed by a research scholarship of the University of Graz).

Diploma in musicology (2007), Bachelor and Master of Arts in sociology (2008/2010).

Work Experience

2016-2017 key reasearcher at the Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz; FWF-PEEK-project "GAPPP: Gamified Audiovisual Performance and Performance Practice".

2014-2015 key researcher at "Spectro" in Vienna/Graz. Research project "Political Participation in Voitsberg".

2012-2014 research assistant at the Department of Sociology (Graz); Joint FWF-DFG project "After Bologna: Gender Studies in Entrepreneurial Universities" (in cooperation with ZIFG, TU Berlin).

2006-2009 social worker and head of the youth center Bärnbach: social work, media relations, event organisation, fund raising.

Functions

Founding member of the working group "music | media | publishing"; 2010-2012 chairwomen of the Umbrella Organisation of musicology students in german-speaking countries (DVSM e.V.); 2014-2018 board member of the Austrian Society for Gender Studies (ÖGGF).

Teaching activities

since 2009 lecturer for empirical methods, Gender Studies, sociology, popular culture, and musicology at several universities in Austria and Germany;

since 2014 professional trainer for the software MAXQDA.

Research interests

Qualitative research methods and mixed methods designs, Gender Studies, web literacy and (online) communication, social media, audiovisual media, popular cultures, political participation, sociology of knowledge.

Selected publications

Susanne Sackl-Sharif, Eva Goldgruber, Julian Ausserhofer, Robert Gutounig & Gudrun Reimerth (2018). Flows of water and information. Reconstructing online communication during the 2013 European floods in Austria. In: K. Backholm & H. Hornmoen (Eds.): Social media use in crisis and risk communication: emergencies, concerns and awareness. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited, 155-181.

Eva Goldgruber, Susanne Sackl-Sharif, Julian Ausserhofer, Robert Gutounig (forthcoming). When the levee breaks. Recommendations for social media use during environmental disasters. In: K. Backholm & H. Hornmoen (Eds.): Social media use in crisis and risk communication: emergencies, concerns and awareness. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited, 229-253.

Aline Oloff, Anja Rozwandowicz, Susanne Sackl-Sharif (2018). Ambivalente Disziplinierung. Die Institutionalisierung von Gender Studies-Studiengängen unter der Bedingung von Vermessung. In: S. Hark & J. Hofbauer (Eds.): Vermessene Räume, gespannte Beziehungen. Unternehmerische Universitäten und Geschlechterdynamiken. Berlin: Suhrkamp.

Robert Gutounig, Romana Rauter, Susanne Sackl-Sharif, Sabine Klinger, Sebastian Dennerlein (2018). Zwischen Produktivität und Überlastung. Auswirkungen digitalisierter Arbeitsprozesse im Gesundheitsdienstleistungsbereich am Beispiel Krankenhaus. In: Proc. 12th Forschungsforum der öst. Fachhochschulen; http://ffhoarep.fh-ooe.at/handle/123456789/1138.

Eva Goldgruber, Susanne Sackl-Sharif, Robert Gutounig & Julian Ausserhofer (2017). Social Media as a Crisis Communication Arena: Digging into New Communication Spaces. In: A. Skarzauskiene & N. Gudeliene (Eds.): Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Social Media (ECSM). Academic Conferences and Publishing International Limited, 115-123.

Gerlinde Malli & Susanne Sackl-Sharif (2015). Researching One’s Own Field. Interaction Dynamics and Methodological Challenges in the Context of Higher Education Research [47 paragraphs]. In: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 16(1), Art. 11, http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs1501111.

Susanne Sackl-Sharif (2015). Gender – Metal – Videoclips. Eine qualitative Rezeptionsstudie. Opladen/Berlin/Toronto: Budrich UniPress.

For further information see:  www.sackl-sharif.net