Michaela Glanz is Head of the Art | Research | Support Department at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. The department combines the working areas of research service, of the Center for Doctoral Studies, and of knowledge transfer for the fields of art, arts-based research, social sciences and humanities. Michaela is responsible for the strategic and organisational development of the offered services. Her daily work in particular includes individual support and advice to arts-based researchers, artists as well as scientists on project development, funding issues and implementation.
Before joining the Academy in 2012 she was programme manager at Vienna Science and Technology Fund, where she among others developed and ran the funding programme for Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Having been trained as a sociologist and economist, Michaela’s expertise focuses on the fields of higher education research, social studies of sciences and organisational studies as well as questions and methods related to evaluation and impact studies.