Lucia Mair, BA MSc

PraeDoc (University Assistant)
Member of Research Group Health Matters

Contact Details

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Universitätsstraße 7, 1010 Vienna
NIG, 4th floor
Room: B 0416

T: +43-1-4277-49531

Research Focus Areas

  • (Critical) anthropology of health and illness
  • Global and planetary health
  • Care
  • Gender and medicine
  • Community health resources and engagement
  • Feminism and intersectionality

Short Biography

Lucia Mair is a PhD candidate at the Social and Cultural Anthropology department of the University of Vienna. Trained as a medical doctor, she has  worked and studied in healthcare facilities in Germany, Israel, Kenya and the UK.

She holds a BA in European Ethnology (LMU Munich) and MSc in Medical Anthropology and Sociology (UvA Amsterdam), where she pursued her research interests in healthcare access for marginalized populations; migration and health; and gender medicine.

Before joining the department, she worked as a consultant in global health for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Her doctoral research focuses on emergent forms of care in neighbourhood-based, primary health centers care in urban Germany.