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Dr. phil. Michael Penkler

Place of employment

Assistant Professorship of Science and Technology Policy (Prof. Müller)

Work:
Augustenstr. 44_46(2903)/III
80333 München

CV

Studies in sociology and political science at the University of Vienna and the Université Catholique de Louvain. 2009-2015 university assistant, researcher and lecturer at the Department of Science and Technology Studies of the University of Vienna. Research stays at the Science and Technology Studies Program, UC Davis and the Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation, Mines ParisTech. Since May 2016 postdoc at the MCTS, TU München.

Research Areas

• Knowledge practices in and governance of the life sciences
• Body politics, embodiments, and subjectivities in knowledge societies
• Practices of biomedical research, treatment, and health promotion

Memberships

• Society for the Social Studies of Science [4S]
• European Association for the Study of Science and Technology [EASST]
STS Austria

Publications (Selection)

Felt, U., Felder, K., & Penkler, M. (2017). How Differences Matter: Tracing Diversity Practices in Obesity Treatment and Health Promotion. Sociology of Health & Illness, 39(1), 127-142. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12446

Felt, U., Felder, K., & Penkler, M. (2016). How Differences Matter. Tracing Diversity Practices in Obesity Treatment and Health Promotion. Sociology of Health & Illness, online first. doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.12446

Penkler, M. (2016). On Gaining and Losing. Performances of Bodies and Selves in Bodyweight Narratives. Dissertation, University of Vienna, Vienna.

Felder, K., Felt, U., & Penkler, M. (2016). Caring for Evidence. Research and Care in an Obesity Outpatient Clinic. Medical Anthropology, 35(5), doi: 10.1080/01459740.2015.1101100

Penkler, M., Felder, K., & Felt, U. (2015). Diagnostic Narratives: Creating Visions of Austrian Society in Print Media Accounts of Obesity. Science Communication, 37(3), 314-339. doi: 10.1177/1075547015575791

Felt, U., Felder, K., Öhler, T., & Penkler, M. (2014). Timescapes of Obesity: Coming to Terms with a Complex Socio-Medical Phenomenon. Health:, 18(6), 646-664. doi: 10.1177/1363459314530736

Penkler, M. (2008). Genealogie von Netzwerkkonzepten [Genealogy of Network Concepts]. Master thesis, University of Vienna, Vienna.