FAU Ambassador 2019: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen (photo: Susan Bronfen)

On the 4th of November Elisabeth Bronfen was officially appointed as FAU Ambassador during the Dies academicus 2019. The professor of English and American Studies at the University of Zurich and, since 2007, Global Distinguished Professor at New York University is closely connected to the Faculty of Humanties, Social Sciences, and Theology.

The faculty welcomes Prof. Bronfen as an outstanding academic from the humanities and as the first female FAU Ambassador. In this role her main task will be the continuation and intensification of the already existing cooperation in the field of Cultural and Media Studies.

In the context of her appointment Elisabeth Bronfen spoke in an interview about her field of work and about being a woman in science.
English subtitles are available:

To read the full interview in English see: