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Prof. Dr. Martina Kessel

Professor , Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, Bielefeld University

Network Professorship

General history with particular reference to gender relations


Student in Cologne, Munich, Maryland (USA); PhD Munich; habilitation FU Berlin; professorship since 1998/99. 1996/97 Fellow Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

Focus of Work

Research and teaching in modern history; focal points: 18th-20th C. cultural history, gender history, theory.


culture, history, cultural history, gender history, theory of historical science


Languages and Cultural Studies, Art and Design