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Faculty and Cooperation Partners

Core Faculty











Ewa Atanassow — Bulgaria/Poland
PhD from the Committee on Social Thought
The University of Chicago

Florian Becker — Germany
PhD in German literature
Princeton University

Martin Binder — Germany
Habilitation in Economics
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Kerry Bystrom — USA
PhD in English 
Princeton University

Tracy Colony — USA
PhD in Philosophy
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Marion Detjen — Germany
PhD in History 
Freie Universität Berlin

Beatrice Farkas — Romania
PhD in Economics
Louisiana State University

Irwin Collier  — USA
PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

James Harker — USA
PhD in Rhetoric
University of California, Berkeley

David Hayes — USA
PhD from the Committee on Social Thought
The University of Chicago
On leave 2018/19

Matthias Hurst — Germany
Habilitation in Literature and Film Studies
Heidelberg Universität

Geoff Lehman — USA
PhD in Art History
Columbia University

Agata Lisiak — Poland
PhD in Media and Communication Studies
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Bruno Macaes — Portugal
PhD in Political Theory
Harvard University

Seraphine Maerz — Germany
PhD in Political Science
Central European University

Katalin Makkai — Canada
PhD in Philosophy
Harvard University

Laura Scuriatti — Italy
PhD in English Literature
University of Reading

Agatha Siwale — Zambia
PhD in Public Policy 
Central European University

Aya Soika — Germany
PhD in Art History
University of Cambridge

Catherine Toal — Ireland
PhD in English and American Literature
Harvard University

John von Bergen — USA
BFA Degree with Honors
School of Visual Arts, NYC

Dorothea von Hantelmann — Germany
PhD in Art History
Freie Universität Berlin

Boris Vormann — Germany
PhD in Political Science 
Freie Universität Berlin

Ulrike Wagner — Germany
PhD in German and Comparative Literature
Columbia University

Israel Waichman — Israel
PhD in Economics
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Michael Weinman — USA
PhD in Philosophy
The New School for Social Research

Guest Faculty


Heba Amin — Egypt
MFA
University of Minnesota

Maria Avxentevskaya — Russia
PhD, Freie Universität Berlin
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Elaine Leong — Germany
PhD in Art History (Freie Universität Berlin)
Technische Universität Berlin

Stefania Animento — Italy
MA in Social Sciences
Humboldt University, Berlin

Andrea Meyer — Germany
PhD in Art History (Freie Universität Berlin)
Technische Universität Berlin

Josefin Arnell — Sweden
MA in Dirty Art, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam
Rijks Akademie Van Beldeende Kunst, Amsterdam

Wulf Walter Böttger — Germany
Diploma in Architecture / Dipl.-Ing. Arch.
Technische Universität Berlin

Eva Burghardt — Germany
MA in Theater
Hochschule der Künste Bern

Jeffrey Champlin — USA
PhD in German Studies
New York University

Rasha Chatta — Syria
PhD in Comparative Literature
SOAS, University of London

Jenny Dirksen — Germany
MA in Art History
The University of Cologne

Tom Drury — USA
MA in English/Creative Writing
Brown University

Florian Duijsens — Netherlands
MA in Arts and Science; Liberal Studies
Maastricht University; The New School for Social Research

Cassandra Ellerbe — USA
PhD in Anthropology / Comparative Cultural Studies
Universiteit Gent

Walid El-Houri — Lebanon
PhD in Media Studies
University of Amsterdam

Paul Festa — USA
Advanced Certificate
The Juilliard School

Richard Frater — New Zealand
MFA
Glasgow School of Art

Rodolfo Garau — Italy
PhD in Philosophy 
Università degli Studi di Torino

April Gertler  — USA
MFA in Photography
Bard College

Ulrike Harnisch — Germany
MA in English and American Literature
Technische Universität Berlin 

Julia Hart — USA
BA in German Literature and Theater Studies, Yale University
BA in Theater Directing, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg 

Martin Kenner  — USA
PhD in History
Columbia University

John Kleckner  — USA
BFA in Painting
University of Iowa

Sergey Lagodinsky — Russia/Germany
PhD in Law
Humboldt University, Berlin

Ian Lawson — New Zealand
PhD in the History and Philosophy of Science 
University of Sydney

Peter Laki — Hungary
PhD in Music
University of Pennsylvania

Timo Lochocki — Germany
PhD in Comparative Politics
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Susanne Märtens — Germany
PhD in Art History
Freie Universität Berlin

Stefania Maffeis — Italy
Habilitation in Philosophy
Freie Universität Berlin

David C. Terry — USA
MFA in Sculpture
University of Pennsylvania

Lina Majdalanie — Lebanon
PhD in Theatre and Performing Arts
Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III

Dafna Maimon — Finland/Israel
MFA
The Sandberg Institute 

Eva Meyer-Keller — Germany
Dance and Choreography 
Amsterdam School for New Development (SNDO)

Ramona Mosse — Germany/USA
PhD in English and Comparative Literature 
Columbia University


Hannah Proctor — United Kingdom
PhD in Medical Humanities
Birkbeck, University of London

Dina Ramadan — Egypt
PhD in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies 
Columbia University

Dorothea Schöne — Germany
PhD in Art History
University of Hamburg

Ariane Simard — Germany/USA
MFA in Creative Writing, Fiction
University of California, Irvine

Hans Stauffacher — Switzerland/Germany
MA in Philosophy
Freie Universität Berlin

Kathy-Ann Tan — Germany
Habilitation in North American Literatures and Cultures
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen   

Magdalena Taube — Germany
PhD in Modern German Literature
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Nina Tecklenburg — Germany
PhD in Theater Studies
Freie Universität Berlin

Aaron Tugendhaft — PhD in Hebrew and Judaic Studies 
New York University

Jan Völker — Germany
PhD in Philosophy
Universität Potsdam

Andreas Martin Widmann — Germany
PhD in German Literature
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz

Clare Wigfall — Great Britain
MA in Creative Writing
University of East Anglia

Christian Woehst — Germany
PhD in Politics
Dresden University

Caroline Wolf — Germany
Diploma in Architecture / Dipl.-Ing. 
Technische Universität Berlin


Siegmar Zacharias — Romania/Germany
MA in Performance Art
DasArts Amsterdam