After completing a Ph.D. in Sociology at New York University, Dorit was the Vincent Wright Fellow in Comparative Politics at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute (2006-2007), followed by four years as a Collegiate Assistant Professor, and Harper Schmidt Fellow in the Society of Fellows at the University of Chicago (2007-2011) teaching social theory in the College Core. She joined the Central European University as an Assistant Professor in Autumn 2011. Dorit's expertise is in political sociology, comparative and historical sociology, economic sociology, and feminist social theory. Her comparative book on the politics of military service in France and the United States was published by Cambridge University Press in autumn 2013. Her new research, supported by a European Commission Marie Curie Career Integration Grant, is following the gender politics of right-wing parties and movements in France, and in Europe at large. She is also embarking on a new project on Crypto Currencies.