Mareike Peschl researches historical notions of contradiction, such as the difference between corporeal and verbal expression, and their bearing on ideas of transformation and storytelling. Shifts between different medial renderings and discussions on aesthetic perception are recurring themes in her work, addressing phenomena in the psychological, artistic and scientific fields. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Cultural History and Theory from Humboldt University Berlin. She has studied at New York University and was a Junior Fellow at the International Center for Cultural Studies (IFK) in Vienna. She joined the Princeton German Department in Fall 2018.