Cécile Stephanie Stehrenberger




Research and Teaching Fellow


Cécile Stephanie Stehrenberger, is a research and teaching fellow at the Technical University of Braunschweig, where she is working on a research project about the history of US-American social science disaster research during the Cold War, and on one comparing the 1966 nuclear incident of Palomares (Spain) with the plans to deposit “toxic waste” on the island of Annobon (Equatorial Guinea in 1988. She received her PhD from the University of Zurich (Switzerland), for a dissertation on the Spanish gender and colonial politics during the Franco dictatorship, and held research and teaching positions at the Universities of Zurich, and the Technical University of Braunschweig, (Germany). She was a fellow of the Max-Weber-Center at the University of Erfurt and a visiting scholar at the Disaster Research Center of the University of Delaware, the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton and the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in Delhi (India).