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

Akademischer Werdegang 2020 - Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Architekturtheorie und Baugeschichte, Universität Innsbruck 2018 Bruno Zevi Prize 2018 Theron Rockwell Field Prize, Dissertationspreis, Yale University 2012-2018 M.Phil, PhD, Yale University;…

Dr. Bojan Baća

Dr. Niklas Barth

Akademischer Werdegang Seit April 2021 Akademischer Rat a.Z. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Institut für Soziologie Apr. 2023 – Oct. 2023 Fellow am Kulturwissenschaftlichen Institut (KWI), Essen Aug.2022 – Nov.2022 Visiting Fellow…

Dr. Justin Begley

Academic Career Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow Universität Basel 2023- Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München 2021-2023 Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Humanities University of Helsinki 2017-2020 DPhil in English Literature University…

PD Dr. Christian Berger

AKADEMISCHER WERDEGANG seit April 2023 Fellow der Fritz Thyssen Stiftung am KWI (Thyssen@KWI Fellow) 11/2022 Habilitation im Fach Kunstgeschichte an der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz mit der Habilitationsschrift Worldly Matter: Materialität und Wirklichkeitsbezug…

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

Dr. Kasey Henricks

ACADEMIC CAREER Since 2017  Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Tennessee at Knoxville 2017 Visiting Academic, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University 2016-2017 Postdoctoral Associate, Institute for…

Dr. Alexandra Irimia

Dr. Sandra Janßen

Akademischer Werdegang WS 2022/23 Thyssen@KWI-Fellow, Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen WS 2021/22 Gastprofessorin am Institut für Germanistik der Universität Wien Seit 3/2021 Annemarie-Schimmel-Stipendiatin, Universität Erfurt 2017-2020 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Karlsruher Institut für…

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

Akademischer Werdegang seit 10/2019 Assistant Professor für Europäische Kultur und Literatur mit Schwerpunkt auf Deutscher Literatur an der Universität Groningen 04–09/2023 Fellow am KWI Essen 03/2022 Gründung der Forschungsgruppe Re/Präsentation…

Dr. Weronika Kobylińska

Academic career since March 2022 – a member of the research team focusing on the problem of visualization of knowledge (program of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education), project…

Dr. Nisha Kommattam

Academic Career Employment: Associate Instructional Professor, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago, USA Education: Ph.D.  South Asian Studies (summa cum laude), University of Cologne, Germany Research Interests: Gender and…

Dr. Irit Kornblit

Academic Career Higher Education 2011 – 2018    Bar Ilan University, Department of French Culture, PhD. Dissertation: “A Discursive and Rhetorical Analysis of the Keyword Cultural Diversity in Institutional Discourses” (French).…

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

Academic Career Since 2020 Co-Host of New Books Network and New Books Network-Español Since 2018 Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies and Spanish at the Milwaukee School of Engineering; Co-Director…

Dr. Ryan Nutting

AKADEMISCHER WERDEGANG Seit Oktober 2020 KWI International Fellow at the KWI in Essen, Germany Seit Juli 2019 Unabhängiger Forscher Oktober 2018 bis Juli 2019 Research Assistant in Travel Writing- Nottingham…

Dr. Marissa Petrou

Dr. Tilo Reifenstein

Academic Career Since 2021 Senior Lecturer in Critical Studies, York St John University, UK 2018-2021 Lecturer in Critical Studies, York St John University, UK 2017 PhD in Art Theory and…

Dr. Hannah Richter

Akademischer Werdegang Seit 2023 Dozentin (Vollzeit, feste Stelle) in Politikwissenschaft an der University of Sussex, Groβbritannien; 2022 – 2023 Principal Lecturer (äquivalent zu Reader) in Politikwissenschaft und Internationale Beziehungen an…

Dr. Morgan Robinson

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

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Dr. Sanam Roohi

Academic Career 04/2023-09/2023 Incoming International Fellow Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KWI), Essen, Germany 01/2022-06/2022 AvH funded Visiting Research Fellowship Anthropology department, University of Sussex, UK 10/2021-09/2025 COST ACTION…

Dr. Evelyn Runge

Akademischer Werdegang 2023/2024 Fellow am KWI Seit April 2020 Principal Investigator, Forschungsprojekte zum digitalen Bild (DFG SPP 2172 „Das digitale Bild“) 2022/2023 VII Masterclass in Arles: Fotografie (Reportage, dokumentarisch, konzeptionell-künstlerisch)…

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

AKADEMISCHER WERDEGANG seit Oktober 2020 Thyssen-Fellow am KWI 9/2019 – 08/2020 Columbia University, New York Fulbright Schuman Postdoctoral Scholar, European Institute 09/2018 – 08/2019 European University Institute, Florenz Max Weber…

Dr. Cecilia Sebastian

AKADEMISCHER WERDEGANG 2015-2022 Promotionsstudium zum PhD in German Studies, Yale University, mit einer Dissertation zum Thema: "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

Academic Career 2022- Researcher, Department of Comparative Literature/SELMA Centre for the Study of Storytelling, Experientiality and Memory, University of Turku, Finland 2019-2021 Postdoctoral Researcher, Turku School of Advanced Studies, University…

Dr. Philipp Weber

AKADEMISCHER WERDEGANG 2023: Fellow am KWI Essen Seit 2015: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum 2020-2022: Feodor-Lynen-Fellow an der Indiana University Bloomington 2016: Promotion an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 2014-2015: Wissenschaftlicher…

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…