You are here

Helma Lutz Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany

Helma Lutz, a sociologist and Professor of Women and Genderstudies at Goethe University, Germany (2007–21), was the laureate of the Humboldt Award from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, Sweden (2012). She has held fellowships from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC (2012/3), and from the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies (2004/5). Her research is concerned with gender, care, (transnational) migration, ethnicity, nationalism, racism, citizenship and the relationship between post-colonialism/post-socialism. Recent publications include: Gender and Migration: Transnational and Intersectional Prospects (with A. Amelina), Routledge 2019; Routledge Handbook Intersectionality 2023 (edited with K. Davis). As a 32-years-long ISA member, Lutz has served in many ISA functions, currently as president of RC05. Her article, ‘Care migration: The connectivity between care chains, care circulation and transnational social inequality’ (2018), was selected in 2022 for a list of the 10 most important articles in 70 years’ of the publication of Current Sociology.