Josefa Maria Stiegler

  • Doctoral Student
  • University of Vienna

Josefa Maria Stiegler is a political scientist working at the 
intersections of feminist security studies, critical urban studies and 
decolonial theory with a focus on Latin America. With an 
interdisciplinary background and degrees in urban studies (Malmö 
University) and gender studies (University of Vienna), she is interested 
in bringing feminist security studies and urban studies into dialogue. 
Josefa is at the final stage of her doctoral studies in political 
science/critical security studies. In her PhD thesis, she investigates 
how race, gender and class are constitutive of how favela residents in 
Rio de Janeiro experience (in)security in their everyday lives.