Sabine Kradolfer is an anthropologist and sociologist. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow of the Swiss National Foundation at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) and at the Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (Argentina). In 2005 she obtained a joint doctoral degree from the Universities of Lausanne (Switzerland) and Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle. Her dissertation is based on research on social organization of the Mapuche communities in the province of Neuquén (Argentina). Besides her investigations on indigenous peoples in social and cultural anthropology, she was co-director of a research project on women’s academic careers (2006-2008). Between 2000 and 2009, she worked at the University of Lausanne as a teaching and research assistant, and as a substitute professor.