- Lukas Richter studied socio-economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and finished his PHD in social and economic sciences in March 2019. In addition to his ongoing work as a lecturer, he was also a scientific project associate and project leader at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration since 2012 and worked at the Karl Landsteiner Private University from the foundation of the Competence Centre Gerontology and Health Research until 2020. He was also a research assistant at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Vienna, is a lecturer at the FH Krems and now a full-time lecturer at the FH St. Pölten in the Department of Social Sciences.
- His research focuses on inequality, age(s) and poverty, with a special research interest in (cumulative) life course disadvantages.
- 2019 - ongoing: Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Krems
- 2019 - 2020: Research associate at the Division of Gerontology and Health Research at the KL Private University
- 2018 - 2019: Research assistant at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Vienna
- 2017 - ongoing: Scientific advisor of the platform "alt.arm.weiblich" (old.poor.female)
- 2012 - ongoing: Various positions at WU Vienna and currently lecturer