Alice R. Christensen Ehem. Visiting Scholar

Alice R. Christensen


Alice Christensen has been a graduate student in the German Department, Princeton, NJ, since the fall of 2010 and received her MA in 2013. She is working on the history of body heat and its measurement in a dissertation advised by Michael Jennings and Daniel Heller-Roazen. With the support of a DAAD fellowship, she is currently a Visiting Associate Fellow at the Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (IKKM) at the Bauhaus Universität in Weimar. In 2012, she was selected to join the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities (IHUM) at Princeton. She previously studied German literature in Baltimore and Berlin and epidemiology in New Haven.

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"Cinematic Perception in NERVEN (Reinert, 1919): Continuity, Discontinuity, Reconstruction." Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Annual Conference. Chicago 2013.


"Normativity and Embodiment in Benjamin's Berliner Kindheit um 1900." 6. Studientag Literatur und Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, Germany 2011.
"Der Stand des Lebensfadens: Normativity, Bodiliness, and Schrift in Walter Benjamin's Berliner Kindheit um 1900." International Walter Benjamin Society Biennial Conference. Princeton, NJ 2011.


Jones, Beth A., Alice R. Christensen, John P. Wise, and Herbert Yu. "Glutathione S-transferase polymorphisms and survival in African-American and white colorectal cancer patients." Cancer Epidemiology. 33.3-4 (2009): 249-56.