Christoph Engemann studied psychology at the University of Bremen and became a Ph.D fellow of the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences in 2002. Between 2003 and 2006 he was named a Non-Residential-Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society Stanford Law School. Christoph took part in the 2005 Doctoral Summer School of the Oxford Internet Institute and was a lecturer at the Science, Technology and Society Program at the University of Texas in 2007 and 2008. Since February 2010 he works as researcher and lecturer at the IKKM. He is member of the DFG-research network “Digital Citizens and their Identity”His main areas of research are Governmediality; Digital Identity/Media of Identification and their History; Electronic Government; Genealogy of the Transaction; Political Economy of Internet.