Dr. Tom Allen

Academic Career January 2023 – August 2023 : Temporary Teacher and Researcher. The University of Paris, Nanterre. August 2021 – January 2023: Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Film. The American…

Dr. Tim Altenhof

CV 2020 - University Assistant, Department for Architectural Theory, University of Innsbruck 2018 Bruno Zevi Prize 2018 Theron Rockwell Field Prize, Dissertation Award, Yale University 2012-2018 M.Phil, PhD, Yale University;…

Dr. Bojan Baća

Dr. Niklas Barth

Academic Career Apr.2021 – Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat a.Z.) Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Department of Sociology Apr. 2023 – Oct.2023 Fellow at Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut (KWI), Essen Aug.2022 – Nov.2022 Visiting Fellow,…

Dr. Justin Begley

PD Dr. Christian Berger

ACADEMIC CAREER since April 2023 Thyssen Foundation Fellow at Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut | Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (Thyssen@KWI Fellow) 11/2022 Habilitation in Art History at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. Thesis: Worldly Matter: Materialität…

Dr. Paul Buckermann

Academic Career 2024 Research fellow at Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen. 2023-2024 Interim professor of political sociology at Max-Weber-Institute of Sociology at Heidelberg University. 2020-2023 Postdoc…

Dr. des. Kris Decker

Dr. Emily Doucet

ACADEMIC CAREER Since May 2021 - International Fellow, Institute for Cultural Studies Essen 11/2020 - PhD, University of Toronto, Department of Art History  9/2013 - MA with Distinction, University College…

Azadeh Fatehrad

Academic Career PhD Practice- based, Photography Department, Royal College of Art. (Thesis Unconditional Pass) MRes Art practice, University of the Arts London Master of Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art…

Dr. Petr Gibas

Academic Career Since 2021 Management Committee member, COST Action TRACTS (CA20134): Traces as Research Agenda for Climate Change, Technology Studies, and Social Justice 2018 – 2020 Leader of the research…

Dr. L. Sasha Gora

CV 2022 – present KWI International Fellow, Essen, Germany 2022 Politics of Food Resident, Delfina Foundation, London, England 2021 – 2022 Editorial Director & Lecturer, Rachel Carson Center, LMU Munich,…

Dr. habil. Ferenc Hammer

Associate Professor the Media and Communications Department at ELTE University in Budapest since 1997. His teaching areas, research fields and project topics comprise disinformation, media representations of inequalities and conflict, cultural…

Dr. Kasey Henricks

Dr. Alexandra Irimia

Dr. Sandra Janßen

CV Currently Thyssen@KWI-Fellow, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen Winter 2021-22 Visiting Professor, University of Vienna, German Department Since 3/2021 Annemarie Schimmel Fellow at the Chair for History of Science, University of Erfurt…

Dr. Gregory Jones-Katz

Academic career 2016-   Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen Ph.D. American History, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Graduation Date: August 2016 Research Interest American…

Dr. Minwoo Jung

2024 International Fellow, The Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI), Essen 2021 – Assistant Professor of Sociology, Loyola University Chicago 2021 Ph.D., Sociology, University of Southern California, 2021…

Dr. Regina Karl

Dr. Verena Kick

CV 2019 - Assistant Professor of German Department of German, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.                                                2019 Ph.D., German Studies University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2015 Graduate Certificate: Cinema & Media Studies…

Dr. Christian Kirchmeier

Academic Career since 10/2019 Assistant Professor for European Culture and Literature with a focus on German Literature at the University of Groningen 04–09/2023 Fellow at the KWI Essen 03/2022 Research…

Dr. Weronika Kobylińska

Dr. Nisha Kommattam

Dr. Irit Kornblit

Dr. Péter Kristóf Makai

ACADEMIC CAREER April - September 2021  KWI International Fellow, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, Essen Project: Theme Parks in an Intermedial Context 2018-2020   Crafoord Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Linnaeus University’ Centre for Intermedial…

Dr. Anca Mandru

Academic Career 2021- 2023 Gerda Henkel Postdoctoral Researcher in the project “The Liminality of Failing Democracy: East Central Europe during the Interwar Slump,” University of Birmingham, UK 2019- 2020 Teaching…

Dr. Candela Marini

Dr. Ryan Nutting

ACADEMIC CAREER Since October 2020 KWI International Fellow at the KWI in Essen, Germany Since July 2019 Independent Researcher October 2018 through July 2019 Research Assistant in Travel Writing- Nottingham…

Dr. Marissa Petrou

Dr. Tilo Reifenstein

Dr Hannah Richter

Academic Career 2023 – present Lecturer (full-time, permanent) in Politics at the University of Sussex, UK; 2022 – 2023 Principal Lecturer (Reader equivalent) in Politics and International Relations at the…

Dr. Morgan Robinson Flow

Academic Career Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, Assistant Professor, Fall 2018 – Present Institute of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers January 2021-July…

Dr. Carla Rodrigues Almeida

Dr. Sanam Roohi

Academic Career 04/2023-09/2023 Incoming International Fellow Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KWI), Essen, Germany 09/2020-01/2023 Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Postdoctoral Fellow Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of…

Dr. Evelyn Runge

Academic Career 2023/2024 KWI Fellow Since April 2020 Principal Investigator, research projects about the digital image (funded by the German Research Council DFG SPP 2172 „The Digital Image “) 2022/2023…

Dr. Chiara Salari

Academic Career - Since April 2021: Thyssen KWI International Fellow, Institut for Advanced Study in the Humanities Essen - 2020-2021: researcher at the LARCA (Center for the Studies of the…

Dr. Danilo Scholz

ACADEMIC CAREER October 2020 - present Thyssen Fellow at KWI Essen (Institut for Advanced Study in the Humanities) 9/2019 – 08/2020 Columbia University, New York Fulbright Schuman Postdoctoral Scholar, European…

Dr. Cecilia Sebastian

ACADEMIC CAREER 2015-2022 Graduate studies towards PhD in German Studies, Yale University, with a dissertation titled: "Critical Theory in Revolt: Angela Davis, Rudi Dutschke, Hans-Jürgen Krahl and the Frankfurt School,…

Dr. Bécquer Seguín

Academic Career 2021–        International Fellow, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen 2017–        Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies, Johns Hopkins University 2016–17   Assistant Professor of Spanish, Lawrence…

Dr. Avril Tynan

Dr. Philipp Weber

ACADEMIC CAREER 2023: Fellow at Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut / Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Essen 2015–present: Research Assistant at Ruhr University Bochum 2020-2022: Feodor-Lynen-Fellow at Indiana University Bloomington 2016: PhD…

Dr. Kathrin Yacavone

Academic Career since April 2022 – Thyssen@KWI International Fellow at the KWI Essen 2019 – 2022 – Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow at the Universities of Constance and Cologne 2011…