is Professor of Gender and Sexuality at Fulda University of Applied Sciences. After receiving her doctorate in 2012 from Goethe University Frankfurt, she has taught and conducted research at various institutes in Germany, Israel, Austria, and the United States, including the University of California, Berkeley, Tel Aviv University, and the University of Graz. Flick leads the DFG-funded project “Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Work-Related Suffering in Germany (PsyWork),” the project “Sexuality and Intimacy as Quality of Life. On the Professionalization of Sexual Assistance [SeXistenz]” and the project “Shaping Sexualities. On the Professional Processing of Sexuality” (funded by the Coordination Office for Gender Studies and Equality/Elisabeth List Fellowship Program at the University of Graz).
She is a member of the Institute for Social Research (IfS) in Frankfurt am Main, at medico international and of the editorial board of “Psychotherapie Forum”, journal of the Austrian Federal Association for Psychotherapy. At the IfS she is one of the spokespersons of the working group “Gender, Kindship, Sexuality”. Her main research interests are gender and sexuality theories, professions of psychosocial work, social problems, social theory and qualitative social research, especially methodology.
tudied Sociology, Gender Studies (B.A.) at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Applied Sexology Studies (M.A.) at HS Merseburg. Lecturer at the International University Frankfurt. Since 2022, research assistant in the project “Shaping Sexualities. On the Professional Processing of Sexuality”. Dissertation in the thematic field of the research project is in preparation. Thematic foci are: Critical social theory, sociological gender studies, qualitative empirical social research.
former project members
(M. A. Sociology, B. A. Social Sciences) Studied sociology and social sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Philipps University Marburg and Universiteit Antwerpen. 2019 to 2020 Junior Research Fellow of the Elisabeth List Fellowship Program for Gender Studies in the project ‘Cultures of Birthing’. Since 2021 research associate and PhD student in the project ‘DELOSS — Determinants of social support after suicide loss’ at the Public Mental Health Section of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II at the University of Ulm and at the BKH Günzburg.
Research interests: Public Mental Health, knowledge orders and cultures in medicine, psychotherapy, psychosocial counseling, peer and self-help; qualitative and participatory research methods.
(M. A. Sociology, B. A. Sociology & Educational Sciences, B.Sc. Health Sciences — Midwifery) Studied sociology and educational sciences at Goethe University Frankfurt/ Main and health sciences specialized in midwifery at FH JOANNEUM in Graz, Austria. 2012 to 2017 program coordinator for Midwifery at the University of Applied Sciences Ludwigshafen/ Rhein. Since 2017 independent work as midwife and visiting lecturer. 2019 to 2020 Junior Research Fellow of the Elisabeth List Fellowship Program for Gender Studies in the project ‘Cultures of Birthing’ at Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria. Since 2021 program coordinator for midwifery at the University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt/ Main. Starting June 1st 2022 PhD student with the centre for Public Health at the University of Applied Sciences Fulda.
Research interests: sexual and reproductive health (SRH), knowledge orders, cultures and professionalization in health care; qualitative and participatory research methods.