Forschung

Interests and Academic Career

  • Interdisciplinary studies in the fields of Intellectual History, Cultural Studies and History and Ethics of Psychiatry
  • Heisenberg-Professorship for Comparative Intellectual History (Oldenburg University, 2012)
  • Adjunct Teaching and Research Professor for European Intellectual History (Columbia University, 2011)
  • Scientific assistant and habitation in Ethics and History of Medicine (Tübingen University, 1998-2008)
  • DFG-Project Select edition of Karl Jaspers´ Correspondences (Heidelberg University, 1998-2001)
  • Medical assistant in Clinical Psychiatry (Frankfurt and Jena University, 1989-1994)
  • Medical studies (Universities of Marburg and Göttingen 1982-1988)

Grants and Honors

  • Heisenberg-Fellow (DFG) at the International Center for Ethics in the Sciences (Tübingen University, 2010-2012)
  • Feodor-Lynen-Fellow of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation at the Graduate Center of City University of New York (2009/10)
  • Nietzsche-Fellow at the Kolleg Friedrich Nietzsche (Foundation Weimar Klassik, 2010)
  • Dissertation-Fellowship (DFG) at the Center for Ethics in the Sciences (Tübingen University, 1995-1998)
  • Marbach-Fellowship at the German Archive for Literature (1994)
  • Main Award of the Stehr-Boldt-Foundation (ETH Zurich, 2002)
  • Award for the best medical dissertation (Tübingen University, 2002)