Stefanie Schälin is the lead researcher of the project "Hegemoniale Weiblichkeiten?", a cooperation between the Swiss Center for Social Research and the University of Basel Departement Gesellschaftswissenschaften Gender Studies.
Schälin is a PhD candidate in Gender Studies at the University of Basel. She studied Gender Studies and History at the University of Basel and wrote her MA-thesis on Swiss feminist Iris von Roten. She previously worked as a research assistant at the University of Basel and the University of St. Gallen where she was part of the research project "(Un)Doing Gender in Kinderkrippen".