Dr. Christina Traxler

Curriculum Vitae  

Major positions

  • since March 2020: Position as University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Historical Theology, University of Vienna
  • September – December 2019: Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota, USA
  • July – August 2019: Team member of the project „Digitizing Fragments. Medieval Fragments of Mondsee Monastery“, Austrian National Library
  • March 2019 – February 2020: Senior Research Fellow at the Department for Historical Theology, University of Vienna
  • since February 2019: Lecturer for Church History at „Theologische Kurse‟ (Center for Adult Education under the patronage of the Austrian Bishops Conference and the Archdiocese of Vienna)
  • March 2015 – February 2019: Position as University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department for Historical Theology, University of Vienna
  • since October 2012: Assistant editor of Archa Verbi – Yearbook for the Study of Medieval Theology    

Academic qualifications

  • October 2018 – August 2019: Library and Information Studies, University Library, Vienna
  • September 2018: Dr. theol. (PhD equivalent) (summa cum laude) (Dissertation project: „The University of Vienna facing Hussitism from the Council of Constance (1414–18) to the Council of Basel (1431–49)‟
  • March 2014: Master in Catholic Theology, University of Vienna
  • October 2008 – March 2014: Study of Catholic Theology (Diplomstudium Fachtheologie)
  • October 2006 – June 2008: Study of Religious Education (Religionspädagogik)   

Memberships and Awards

Memberships in Academic Societies

  • International Society for the Study of Medieval Theology (IGTM)
  • Gesellschaft für Konziliengeschichtsforschung e.V.
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Kirchenhistoriker und Kirchenhistorikerinnen im deutschen Sprachraum  

Awards

  • „Dissertationspreis 2019“, awarded by Department of Theology, University of Vienna (October 2019)
  • „Jubiläumspreis des Böhlau Verlages Wien“, awarded by Austrian Academy of Sciences (December 2019)
  •  „Förderpreis der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftsgeschichte“ (December 2019)

Grants and Fellowships  

  • September – December 2019: Fulbright Grant for Teaching, Research, Career Development and Institutional Collaboration, Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota, USA
  • March 2016 – March 2019: Member of the Vienna Doctoral Academy Medieval Academy
  • August – September 2016: Josef Dobrovsky Fellowship for Foreign Researchers, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Centre for Medieval Studies, Prague
  • August – September 2015: Fellowship for the Summer School of Slavonic Studies, University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Arts, České Budějovice
  • 2012: Master Thesis Completion Fellowship, University of Vienna