Dr. Katharina Crepaz’ (b. 1986) research interests include national and migratory minorities in the EU, political participation, comparative social and health care policy, inclusion processes of marginalized groups, Europeanization, as well as transnational civil society. A particular focus here is the European and comparative perspective.
Katharina Crepaz studied Political Science, English and American Studies, and Scandinavian Studies at the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna (Austria) before obtaining her PhD in Political Science at the University of Innsbruck in March 2015. In 2020, she completed her habilitation at the Technical University of Munich with a cumulative habilitation project titled “Fostering Political Participation, Representation and Well-Being: Why Diversity and Inclusion Governance Matters”. Since March 2020, she has been working as a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights, Eurac Research, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy, on her third-party-funded project “MinMig – Accommodating Linguistic, Religious and Cultural Diversity Through A Comparative Analysis of Minorities’ and Migrants’ Claims”. In May 2020, she re-joined TUM as a lecturer.