Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik

Christine Schnaithmann

Christine Schnaithmann is a research assistant at the Institute for Cultural Studies at the Humboldt University. She teaches and researches at the chair for cultural techniques and knowledge history, with a focus on design history and imparting study techniques.

In her dissertation about knowledge architecture in office work, Christine investigates the relationship between office-organization and –architecture using Frank Lloyd Wrights Larkin Building from 1906 as an example. She is also head of her institute’s web team and oversees IT-projects in the cultural sciences. In 2009, she received honors for her seminar concept “PodCulture – Podcasting for cultural scientists”.

Christine has a degree in cultural studies and computer sciences. In 2008, she was one of the first graduates of the HPI School of Design Thinking. She has work experience in the fields of online-journalism, e-learning and knowledge management, as well as interdisciplinary research projects. Christine enjoys spending her free time in or near water. Her seven year old son keeps her active.