Lisa Brünig, M. A.

Lisa Brünig is a Lecturer at the Göttingen Diversity Research Institute and is the parental leave replacement for Dr. Julia Giese. Already in the summer semester of 2022, Lisa Brünig co-led the seminar "Antifeminism from an Intersectional Perspective" as a lecturer at the Institute together with Dr. Jördis Grabow.

Lisa Brünig is also the coordinator of the Competence Center for Gender-Sensitive Medicine at Hannover Medical School (MHH) and a research associate at the Institute for Ethics, History and Philosophy of Medicine.

Lisa Brünig studied the political science bachelor program "Public Administration" at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster and the Universiteit Twente Enschede (NL). In her master's degree, she studied Social Science Diversity Research at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and completed a semester abroad at the University of Vienna. From 2018 to 2020, Lisa Brünig already worked as a student assistant at the Göttingen Diversity Research Institute.

In her master's thesis, she worked on the topic of abortion and the legal regulation in Germany from a power-critical and discourse-analytical perspective. Based on that, Lisa Brünig is currently planning her PhD project, in which she would like to develop an intersectional perspective on actors working to improve access to abortion in Germany.

In addition to her work in academia, Lisa Brünig is a political educator in youth and adult education and gives workshops on anti-feminism, sexism, and conspiracy narratives, among other topics.

Lisa Brünigs main research interests are:

  • Intersectionality and intersectional/feminist perspective in medical and bioethics
  • anti-feminism
  • Gender and Diversity Studies
  • discourse analysis
  • qualitative methods

Curriculum Vitae
Göttingen Diversity Research Institute