Marleen THALER

B.A., B.A., M.A.
FWF Fellow (2018–2022)

Room 2OG.64




Marleen Thaler is a FWF Fellow (2018-2022) at the Department of Religious Studies. She holds degrees in Social and Cultural Anthropology (B.A. 2013), Oriental Studies (B.A. 2017), and Religious Studies (M.A. 2019), all from the University of Vienna. In between 2017-2019 she was employed as study assistant and project staff member at the Department of Religious Studies. Her current research interests focus on new and alternative religious streams, with Western Esoteric Studies, Psychedelic Religion, and Religious Traditionalism representing her core topics. Currently she is engaged with her Ph.D. project, funded by FWF, addressing Healing (Kundalini) Energies within transpersonal Psychotherapy. Originally from Salzburg, she lives in Vienna already for the last ten years.