Sophie Loidolt

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • 2016. Habilitation in Philosophy, University of Vienna
    Habilitation thesis: Phenomenology of Plurality. Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity. Published with Routledge, New York 2017.
  • 2007. Doctorate in Philosophy, University of Vienna
    Dissertation thesis: Rechtssinn und An-spruch. Entwurf einer Phänomenologie der Vernunft als rechtlicher Intentionalität
    Published under the title Recht und Anspruch, Phaenomenologica 191, Springer, Dordrecht 2009.
  • 2002. Master in Philosophy, University of Vienna
    M.A. thesis: Auf der Spur der Verantwortung. Der phänomenologische Begriff der Verantwortung bei Husserl und Levinas.
  • since April 2018. Full Professor / Chair for Practical Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, TU Darmstadt (Germany)
  • March 2018. Guest Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Klagenfurt (Austria)
  • 2016 – 2018. Guest Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Kassel (Germany)
  • 2011 – 2016. University Assistant (Post-Doc) Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (Austria)
  • 2006 – 2011. Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna (Austria)
  • 2009 – 2010. Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, University of Klagenfurt (Austria)
  • 2008 – 2010. Lecturer at the Department of Fashion and Design, University of Art and Design Linz (Austria)
  • 2020 – 2025. Regular short research stays as “Recurrent Visiting Professor” at the Center for Subjectivity Research, Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • 2016. Four weeks research stay at the Husserl Archives at KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • 2011. Three weeks research stay at the Center for Subjectivity Research, Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • 2010. Fall Semester. Visiting scholar at the New School for Social Research, New York (USA)
  • 2004. Fall Semester. Visiting student at the New School for Social Research, New York (USA)
  • 2002/03. Winter Semester. Erasmus student (European Academic Exchange Program) at the University of St. Denis, Paris 8 (France). Research for dissertation.
  • 2002. Two months research visitor at the Husserl-Archives at KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • 10/2020 – 2/2021. “Partnership with Algorithms? Experience of Cooperation in Design Processes of Technical Systems.” Funded by the SFB 805, Faculty of Engineering, TU Darmstadt and the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
  • 2018 – 2020. Collaboration in the research project “Personal Identity at the Crossroads: Phenomenological, Genealogical, and Hegelian Perspectives.” PI: Assoc.-Prof. Dr. Jakub Čapek (Charles University Prague), Czech Science Foundation (GAČR), 3 years funding.
  • 2010 – 2011. Three-year Post-Doc-Project (Fellowship APART) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Project Title: “Arendt and Kant. Transformation of the Enlightenment.”
    Only the first 1 ½ years of the project funding were used.
  • 2004 – 2006. Two-year dissertation fellowship (DOC) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2005 – 2006. Junior Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna
  • 2000 – 2006. Research scholarship, merit scholarships, Erasmus scholarship (all University of Vienna)
  • 2020/22. Husserl-Lecture. Award by the German Society for Phenomenological Research (DGPF) (lecture postponed due to Covid to Feb. 2022, Tübingen, Germany).
  • 2018. Winner of the Edward Goodwin Ballard Prize awarded by the Center for Advanced Research in Phenomenology (USA)
  • 2014. Election as a member of the “Young Academy” of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • 2007. Promotio sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae, University of Vienna: Highest possible honor for academic study achievements by the president of the Republic of Austria; conferral of doctorate with distinction
  • 2007. Science Award of the Ministry of Science and Research
  • 2007. Science Award of the Federal State of Lower Austria
  • 2006. Prize of the Dr.-Maria-Schaumayr-Foundation for the dissertation ‚Rechtssinn und Anspruch’
  • Vice-president of the German Society for Phenomenological Research (2021-2023)
  • Recurrent Visiting Professor at the Center for Subjectivity Research (ERC-Project: Who are We?), University of Copenhagen (2020-2025)
  • Member of the “Young Academy” of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2014-2022)
  • Member and former vice president (2015-2020) of the Austrian Society for Phenomenology
  • Member of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology and the German Society for Phenomenological Research
  • 2021 – 2023. Vice Dean of the Faculty of History and Social Sciences, TU Darmstadt
  • 2018 – 2023. Member of the Faculty Council, TU Darmstadt
  • Feb. 2019 – Sept. 2020. Head of Department, Department of Philosophy, TU Darmstadt
  • since 2014. Member of the Fellowship Committee of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Co-Editor the book-series “Phänomenologie” at the publishing house Alber (Germany)
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology (UK)
  • Reviewer for European Research Council (ERC), DFG, DAAD, Humboldt (Germany), FWO (Belgium), IRF (Iceland)
  • Reviewer for the journals Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, Continental Philosophy Review, Husserl Studies, and for the XII. and XIII. International Kant-Congress (Vienna 2015, Oslo 2019)