Institute of Social Anthropology


Dr. phil. Johanna Mugler

associated researcher

Postal Address
for sending letters: Lerchenweg 36, P.O. Box 999, 3000 Bern 9

Johanna Mugler joined the Department of Social Anthropology in September 2012. Her research and teaching interests are in the fields of organizational studies, anthropology of the state, legal anthropology and sociology of quantification. She is a member of the International Max-Planck Research School on Retaliation, Mediation and Punishment and a doctoral student at the Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg. She earned her post-graduate degrees at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich and at the University of Cape Town.

The World of Indicators. The Making of Governmental Knowledge through Quantification Editors: Johanna Mugler, Richard Rottenburg, Sally Engle Merry, Sung-Joon Park,
Published Dissertation: Measuring Justice. Quantitative Accountability and the National Prosecuting Authority in South Africa