Dr. Gerald Posselt, M.A.

E-Mail: gerald.posselt@univie.ac.at

2014-2018Principal Investigator, FWF-Project "Language and Violence"
since 2010Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna
2004-2010Lecturer at the Philosophy Department and German Department, University of Vienna
2004-2006Project management and member of staff at the Technisches Museum Wien
2001-2003Research Assistant at the project "Produktive Differenzen: Geschlechterforschung als Beobachtung und Performanz von Differenz" – financed by the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (bm:bwk) and the Wissenschaftsfonds of the Österreichischen Nationalbank, http://differenzen.univie.ac.at
2002Dr. phil. (Philosophy), University of Freiburg
1999-2000Research Associate at the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis (ASCA)
1997-1998Research Associate at the Graduiertenkolleg "Representation-Rhetoric-Knowledge", Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder (Heinrich-von-Kleist-Institut für Literatur und Politik)

1996-1997Visiting Scholar at the Department of Rhetoric, University of California Berkeley (USA) - financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
1989-1996Postgraduate Studies in the fields of psycholinguistics und psychiatry, University of Freiburg
1996Magister Artium (Philosophy, German Linguistics, Physics), University of Freiburg
1989-1996Studies in Philosophy, German Linguistics, Physics and Chemistry at the TU Darmstadt and the University of Freiburg

 

Publications

 

Research Visits

Fall 2015 Visiting Scholar at the French Department, University of California at Davis
08-09/2012 Research Visit at the Department of German, University of California at Berkeley
1999-2000 Research Associate at the Graduiertenkolleg "Representation-Rhetoric-Knowledge", Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder
1997-1998 Visiting Scholar at the Department of Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley

 

Grants

1999-2000 Ph.D. Scholarship granted by the Graduiertenförderung (GRAFÖG) of the University of Freiburg and the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg
1997-1998 Ph.D. Scholarship at the University of California at Berkeley, granted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

 

Research Areas

Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and Rhetoric, Continental Philosophy, Poststructuralism and Deconstruction, Political Philosophy, Philosophical Implications of Gender Theories