- gretchen [dot] bakke [at] rifs-potsdam [dot] de
Gretchen Bakke joined RIFS as Senior Fellow in April 2021 in the midst of the quiet of the pandemic. She is a writer, photographer, and ethnographer with a strong interest in socio-cultural transformations and, most especially, the material dimensions of substantive change.
From 2018 to 2020 she was a Guest Professor at the Institute of European Ethnology at Humboldt University in Berlin and is she is also currently a Visiting Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, within the research theme Anthropocene Formations. In October of 2021 Bakke received a Heisenberg Fellowship from the DFG which will allow her to remain at RIFS for the next five years and hopefully beyond.