Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky is Professor of Media Studies and Gender Studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. She is co-founder and was editor of the journal Die Philosophin. Forum für feministische Theorie und Philosophie from 1990 to 2004. She was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley (2007), guest professor at the Centre d’études du vivant, Université Paris VII (2010), senior fellow at IKKM Weimar (2013), and Max Kade Professor at Columbia University (2012 and 2017). She is also an associate member of the Institute for Cultural Inquiry Berlin (ICI Berlin).