Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Isabel Wünsche
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Jacobs University
Campus Ring 1, Research IV
28759 Bremen, Germany
Tel: 0421-200-3311
Fax: 0421-200-49-3311

Germany and United States (naturalized, June 2003)

Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany, 1993-1997
Ph.D. in Art History, May 1997
Major: Art History
Specialization: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Western Art
Minors: Classical Archaeology and Christian Archaeology
Dissertation: “Das Kunstkonzept der Organischen Kultur in der Kunst der russischen Avantgarde” (The Concept of Organic Culture in the Art of the Russian Avant-garde)

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1993-1996
Visiting Scholar at the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Institute of Modern Russian Culture

Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 1990-1991
MA Exchange Student at the Department of History of Russian and Soviet Art

Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 1986-1992
MA in Art History, August 1992
Thesis: “Erweitertes Sehen und Organische Kultur: M. V. Matiusins Handbuch der Farbe” (Extended Viewing and Organic Culture: M. V. Matiushin’s Guide to Color)

Professional Experience
Jacobs University, Bremen: Director of the Research Center “Humanities, Modernity, Globalization”, September 2012 – August 2014

International University Bremen (Jacobs University since spring 2007), School of Humanities and Social Sciences: Associate Professor of Art and Art History, September 2001 – May 2011, Full Professor June 2011 –

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino: Research Associate for American Art, August 2000 – August 2001

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences: Lecturer in Art History, 1998-2001

UCLA Extension, Online Teaching: Lecturer in Art History, Winter 2001

Scripps College, Claremont, Department of Art and Art History: Lecturer in Art History, Spring 2000

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena: Curatorial Associate for the Blue Four Cataloguing Project, February 1997 – December 1999

Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Fellow at the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, September 1995 – September 1996

Institute of Modern Russian Culture in Los Angeles: Curator of the Exhibition “Colors and Words: Chromolithography in Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia,” September 1994

College of Fine Arts in Berlin Weißensee: Research and Art Publishing Project on the Russian Avant-garde 1917-1930, September 1989 – October 1990

Institute for the Preservation of Historic Buildings and Monuments of Berlin: Study on the Cistercian Nunneries of the Mark Brandenburg, Fall 1989

Fortress Konradsburg: Architectural Preservation Project, Summer 1989

Dresden State Art Collections: Lecturer at the IX. Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Fall 1988

Angermuseum Erfurt: Museum Studies Program, Summer 1988

Dresden State Art Collections: Office for Public Relations, September 1984 – August 1986

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