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Kathrin Maurer

Senior Fellow of Humanities
Department of Language and Culture


Dr. Phil. Kathrin Maurer is Professor (mso) for Humanities and Technologies and the official leader of the Center for Humanities and Technologies at SDU

Professor Kathrin Maurer got her Ph.D. in German Studies from Columbia University in 2002 and became Dr. Phil. in German Studies from SDU in 2015. Her career has taken her from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität in Freiburg, Columbia University, University of Arizona, Tokyo University, and New York University to SDU.

Experienced as a PhD advisor and educated in the humanities, Professor Kathrin Maurer has developed a keen ability of close reading, detailed interpretation, and critical thinking that she hopes could provide beneficial perspectives for the junior fellow’s scholarly work. Further, she has vast experience in grant applications, international publications, and international networking.

Her research interest lies especially in the relationship between technology and humanities. From a profile in German Literature, her interest has brought her closer to technologies, art, and media. Her focus on technology is informed by historical, critical, and aesthetic discourses but she is also interested how technology shapes our everyday life worlds. All in all, Professor Kathrin Maurer has a great passion for interdisciplinary work.

For more information about Professor Kathrin Maurer, please refer to the SDU Research Portal.