Elisabeth Mayer


Elisabeth Mayer, BA BSc MA, graduated in Vienna with honors from the bachelor’s programs in Political Science and Psychology and the university course Master of Arts in Human Rights. After an administrative internship at the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in New York and working as a consultant at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Fundamental and Human Rights in Vienna, she now strengthens the team of the Research Institute – Digital Human Rights Center with her interdisciplinary expertise.


Mayer, E.: Disordering Womanhood – The role of gender in preventive detention in Austria. In: Alberti, L., McBride, A., (Hrsg.): Looking Beyond, vol. 9., Wien, Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2022 (in Druck).


Katona N., Mayer, E.: Open research behind closed doors: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 measures on persons with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities deprived of liberty. An overview of practice in Austria, Germany and Italy, Vienna, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights, 2021.