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Prof. Dr. Petra Eisele

University of Applied Sciences, Mainz
Professor in design history and theory

After study­ing Ger­man and his­to­ry of art, Petra Eise­le com­plet­ed the four-year-long research project “bauhaus medi­al” at Tri­er Uni­ver­si­ty. She was then award­ed a PhD by the Berlin Uni­ver­si­ty of the Arts, for her the­sis on devel­op­ments in post­mod­ern design since the 1960s. From 2000 to 2003 she was employed at the Bauhaus Uni­ver­si­ty, Weimar, work­ing in his­to­ry and the­o­ry of design. She has been pro­fes­sor in design his­to­ry and the­o­ry at Mainz Uni­ver­si­ty of Applied Sci­ences since 2006. She is the chair­per­son and a founder mem­ber of Gesellschaft für Designgeschichte (‘Soci­ety for the His­to­ry of Design’), cre­at­ed in 2008, and since 2011 she has been the deputy-direc­tor of the design-labor guten­burg at Mainz Uni­ver­si­ty of Applied Sci­ences. She has also giv­en numer­ous guest lec­tures and has many pub­li­ca­tions to her name.