Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin FIEDER, PD

Academic position:

Associate Professor for Evolutionary Demography at the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Vienna

Research areas:

Biocultural evolution of religion

Evolutionary demography

Migration from an evolutionary-anthropological perspective

Behavioural genetics with special focus on political orientation and religion

Academic and professional career:

Since 2017: Associate Professor for Evolutionary Demography

2013-2017: Career Position „Evolutionary Demography“

2012: Habilitation in Evolutionary Anthropology

2011-2012: Senior Scientist at the Department for Evolutionary Anthropology

2000-2011: Staff position, Rectorate of the University of Vienna, focus on preparation and execution of UG 02 reforms in the areas of organization structure, development planning, and Quality management

1997- 2000: Preparation of UOG93 reforms as a representative for the Faculty of Formal and Natural Sciences at the Logistics Centre of the University of Vienna

1998: Doctorate Degree in Natural Sciences, topic: "Signal and movement of toothcarps" at the University of Vienna

1995: Master's Degree in Zoology, topic: "How chaffinches learn to sing", University of Vienna

Selected publications:

Schahbasi, A., Huber, S., & Fieder, M. (2020). Factors affecting attitudes toward migrants—An evolutionary approach. American Journal of Human Biology, e23435.

Fieder, M., Schahbasi, A., & Huber, S. (2019). Do birds of a feather flock together? Factors for religious heterogamy. Journal of Biosocial Science, 1-17.

Fieder, M., & Huber, S. (2018). Evolution and Human Reproduction. The Oxford Handbook of Evolution, Biology, and Society, 479.

Fieder, M., Huber, S., Pichl, E., Wallner, B., & Seidler, H. (2018). Marriage gap in Christians and Muslims. Journal of biosocial science, 50(2), 145-160.

Huber, S., & Fieder, M. (2018). Mutual compensation of the effects of religious and ethnic homogamy on reproduction. American Journal of Human Biology, 30(1), e23064.

Fieder, M., & Huber, S. (2016). The association between religious homogamy and reproduction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 283(1834), 20160294.

Fieder, M., Huber, S., Bookstein, F. L., Iber, K., Schäfer, K., Winckler, G., & Wallner, B. (2005). Status and reproduction in humans: New evidence for the validity of evolutionary explanations on basis of a university sample. Ethology, 111(10), 940-950.