Dr. Sandra Staudacher
Assistentin / PostDoc
Sandra Staudacher
Medizinische Fakultät
Institut für Pflegewissenschaft

Assistentin / PostDoc

Bernoullistrasse 28
4056 Basel
Schweiz

Tel. +41 61 207 59 88
sandra.staudacher@clutterunibas.ch

Forschungsinteresse
  • qualitative research
  • implementation research
  • aging, health and care for elderly people
  • gender 
Laufende Forschungsprojekte

Biosketch

Sandra Staudacher is a medical anthropologist and lawyer with expertise in social and cultural aspects of health, aging and care. Before joining the INS she was a lecturer and PhD candidate at the Institute of Social Anthropology and member of the Graduate School of Gender Studies at the University of Basel. She wrote her dissertation “Cosmopolitan Aging in Zanzibar: Health, Care and Transnational Links to Oman” in the frame of a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) funded project. Sandra Staudacher completed her BA and MA studies in Social Anthropology and Law at the University of Basel (UNIBAS) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL). From 2015 to 2016 she was a research fellow at Harvard Medical School. At the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) she collaborated as scientific assistant (2016) and as consultant (2017). From 2013 to 2014 Sandra Staudacher was a visiting lecturer at the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA). Besides her academic activities, she worked as a legal consultant and program manager counselling asylum seekers with the Red Cross Switzerland and HEKS (2009-2012).

Chu, C. H., Wang, J., Fukui, C., Staudacher, S., A. Wachholz, P. and Wu, B. (2021) “The Impact of COVID-19 on Social Isolation in Long-term Care Homes: Perspectives of Policies and Strategies from Six Countries”, Journal of Aging & Social Policy. Routledge, pp. 1–15. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2021.1924346.
Staudacher, S. and Kaiser-Grolimund, A. (2020) “Triangles of Care in Transnational Spaces of Aging: Social Engagements between Urban Tanzania, Oman and the United States”, in Sokolovsky, J. (ed.) The Cultural Context of Aging: Worldwide Perspectives. Santa Barbara: Praeger, pp. 633–656.
Ammann, C. and Staudacher, S. (2020) “Masculinities in Africa beyond crisis: complexity, fluidity, and intersectionality”, Gender, Place and Culture. Routledge, pp. 1–10. doi: 10.1080/0966369X.2020.1846019.