©2018 by Donata Schoeller

Resume

Qualifications

  • Habilitation, University of Koblenz, 2017 (Close Talking: Erleben zur Sprache bringen.)

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy on “Humility” (summa cum laude), University of Zurich, 1996

  • Bachelor and Master in Philosophy and Comparative Religion, Universities of Vienna, Oxford, Zurich, 1985–1990

Professional Activities

  • Fellow at the Max Weber Kolleg, Erfurt, 2019-2020

  • Interim Professorship, University of Koblenz, Summer term 2020

  • Guest Professor, Philosophy Department, University of Iceland, since 2018

  • Project manager of the international research project “Embodied Critical Thinking,” University of Iceland in cooperation with University Aarhus, DePaul University, Micro-Phenomenology Laboratory, 2018

  • Senior Lecturer University of Koblenz, since 2017

  • Visiting Professor at the Philosophy Department, DePaul University, Chicago, 2014–15/2017

  • Visiting Scholar at the Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago, 2012–2014

  • Visiting Scholar at the Philosophy Department, Columbia University, New York, 2012

  • Fellow, Kolleg Friedrich Nietzsche, Weimar, 2010

  • Assistant Professor at the Philosophy Department, ETH Zurich, 2007–2013

  • Coordinator and Program Director “Science and Wisdom,“ Center for Continuous Education, University of Zurich, since 2001

  • Assistant researcher at the Philosophy Department (Prof. H. Holzhey, Prof. G. Kohler), University of Zurich, 1994–2000

  • Journalist and Film director (ARD, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Tagesspiegel Berlin, Kulturmagazin DU), 1990–1999

Additional Training and Teaching in Embodied Integrative Thinking Methods

  • Training in the Micro-Phenomenological Research Method, with Prof. C. Petitmengin in Paris, 2013–2016Training in Thinking-at-the–Edge and Focusing, (First-and-second person practices to engage tacit dimensions of experience and implicit knowledge) with Prof. E. Gendlin, New York, and other teachers in Switzerland, Germany and the US, 2004–2010

  • Training in Thinking-at-the–Edge and Focusing, (First-and-second person practices to engage tacit dimensions of experience and implicit knowledge) with Prof. E. Gendlin, New York, and other teachers in Switzerland, Germany and the US, 2004–2010

  • Teaching Embodied Integrative Thinking/Embodied Critical Thinking workshops at the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, University of Chicago, DePaul University in Chicago, Technion, Haifa etc., since 2009

Engagement in Research Groups

  • Principal investigator and project manager of Embodied Critical Thinking, University of Iceland, Aarhus University, DePaul University, Micro-Phenomenology Laboratory, since 2018

  • Member of the Think-tank Micro-Phenomenology and Contemplative Experience: Exploring the Intra- and Intersubjective Dynamics of Language and Embodied Experience, Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus University, January 2017

  • Research-Member of the Micro-Phenomenology Laboratory, Paris, 2016–present

  • Member of the Peer Mentoring Project Philosophische Kehrseiten, University of Zurich, 2009–2011

  • Founding-member of the Lehrhaus für das Denken der Religionen Heidelberg, 2002–present

  • Initiator and director of the Interdisciplinary Forum on the Limits of Conceptual Thinking, University of Zurich, 2002–2004