Associate Researcher of the Centre d’Histoire des Techniques (Institut d’histoire moderne et contemporaine (IHMC), CNRS, ENS, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France.


2016 | PhD in History of Technology and Cultural Science, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Humboldt University of Berlin:
Image history and history of knowledge of the car accident
Supervised by Prof. Anne-Françoise Garçon, (France) and Prof. Hartmut Böhme (Germany).

2009 | M.A. in Cultural Science, Political Science and Gender Studies, Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin, Germany:
Car Crash Culture – Der Autounfall und die Transformation des automobilen Versprechens
Supervised by Prof. Hartmut Böhme and Prof. Christian Kassung, Institute for Cultural Theory, Humboldt University of Berlin.

Research fields

• Cultural history of the automobile
• Technical and cultural history of autonomous driving
• Imaginary of the car accident

Research projects

2017-2019 From Automated to Autonomous Driving. A Transnational research history on Pioneers, Artifacts and Technological Change in the United States, Japan and Europe (1950-2000)
Author of the book project, commissioned by the Ministry of the Federal Armed Forces, Germany.

2012-2017 | The Imaginary of the Train among Decision Makers and Train Users.
Contract researcher in the french team of the project (ICT laboratory, Université Paris Diderot and P2M).
Commissioned by the Mobile Lives Forum (SNCF), France.

2015 | Degendering the driver? Autonomous Vehicles, Mobility and Gender
Research Assistant (15.1.-30.6.2015), University of Paderborn, Institut für Medienwissenschaften / Project financed by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

2013-2014 | Autonomous driving on the roads of the future
Fellow of the project Villa Ladenburg, financed by the Daimler und Benz Stiftung, Germany.

Editorial responsibilities

2011 – 2018: Member of the editorial board, media assistant and reviewer of TRANSFERS, Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies. http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/trans/

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