Michaela Bruckmayer

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Ph.D. in politics, University of Sheffield; M.A. in international affairs, California State University, Sacramento; B.B.A. in business administration, Midwestern State University

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Michaela Bruckmayer (she/her) is an analyst at RAND Europe in the area of home affairs and social policy. Prior to joining RAND Europe, Bruckmayer worked as an evidence adviser for Macmillan Cancer Support, where she supported the commissioning and management of complex evaluations. She also worked as a research consultant for the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she worked on publications on women, children, and LGBT refugees, and asylum seekers. Bruckmayer’s research interests include gender, migration, and children’s rights. Her Ph.D. in politics from the University of Sheffield focused on international migration governance, specifically towards migrant children. 

Recent Projects

  • Study on Child Participation in the EU Political and Demographic Life
  • European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC)
  • Study on Witness Reporting of Intimate Partner Violence
  • Equal Pay for Equal Work: Binding Pay Tranparency Measures

Selected Publications

Hofman, J.; Nightingale, M.; Bruckmayer, M.; Sanjurjo, P., Equal Pay for Equal Work: Binding Pay-Transparency Measures, European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, 2020

Devaux, A.; Dunkerley, F.; Koch, N.; Bruckmayer, M.; Phillips, W., and Jordan, V., Research for CULT Committee - Education and Youth in the European Union, Current Challenges and Future Prospects, European Parliament, Policy Deparment for Structural and Cohesion Policies, Brussels, 2019