Project staff


Sarah Schmidt

M.A. in Comparative Literature, Cultural Anthropology and Philosophy (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Universidad de Sevilla)

GRK-Coordinator since 2019





Dr. Dipl.-Psych. Eva M. Klein

Diploma in Psychology (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Dr. in Psychology (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
Psychological Psychotherapist

Research areas: Migration and Mental Health




Dr. Nils-Frederic Wagner

M.A. in Philosophy and Sociology (Georg-August University Göttingen)
Dr. phil in Philosophy (Georg-August University Göttingen)

Research areas: Medical AI





Former staff

Dr. Hamideh Mahdiani

M.A. in English Literature (Iran), M.A. in American Studies (Erlangen)
B.A. in English Literature (Iran)
Dr. phil. in American Studies
Research areas: Resilience Narratives

GRK-Postdoc 2020-2021



Dr. phil. Klara Schubenz

M.A. in German Studies, Philosophy and Comparative Literature (University of Tuebingen and Yale University)
Dissertation in German Studies (Forest in 19th Century Literature)
Research Project: Environmental Health in the Context of Clean and Polluted Air

GRK-Postdoc 2019-2020


Claudia Buir

Certified Management Expert (University of Applied Sciences Mainz)
M.Sc. in Science Communication and Marketing (TU Berlin)

GRK-Coordinator 2014-2018


Dr. Anita Wohlmann

M.A. in American Studies and Film Studies
PhD in American Studies (Age Studies)
Research Project: "Body and Metaphor in Medical Humanities"

GRK-Postdoc 2014-2016