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Ann-Kathrin Koster

Research Associate (on parental leave)

Ann-Kathrin Koster is a research associate at the Weizenbaum Institute. She studied Political Science, Sociology and Intercultural Gender Studies at the University of Trier and Georgetown University. She then worked at Freie Universität Berlin and was a fellow at the Schaufler Lab at Technische Universität Dresden from 2020-2022.

Her research interests lie in the field of political theory, with a particular focus on theories of democracy and the role of political action in democratic societies. She is also interested in postcolonial and feminist approaches to democracy, as well as epistemological approaches to democracy and technology.

Ann-Kathrin Koster is on parental leave until the end of 2024. E-mails and inquiries will only be answered to a limited extent during this period.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Associate

Research Focus: Digital Infrastructures in Democracy

Research Group: Technology, Power and Domination

Committees and functions

Member netzforma* e.V., Verein für feministische Netzpolitik

Fields of research

  • Democracy
  • Political Action
  • Epistemology
  • Artifical Intelligence
  • Feminist Theory


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Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB)