Anneliese Maier-Research Award


From 2012 to 2018, numerous researchers who have been granted the Anneliese Maier Research Award have visited and collaborated with our institute at the RUB. The reward is valued at 250,000€ and awarded to select researchers in the humanities and social sciences by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation. More detailed information on these researchers will be presented here soon.

Website of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Shaun Gallagher (2012 - 2018)
Shaun Gallagher holds the Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in Philosophy at the University of Memphis. He has secondary appointments as Research Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at the University of Hertfordshire in England, Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, and as affiliated research faculty member at the Institute of Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida.

His research focuses on phenomenology, philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and hermeneutics. He received his Ph.D in philosophy from Bryn Mawr College and studied philosophy at Villanova University and Leuven, and economics at the State University of New York - Buffalo. He has held visiting positions at several international Universities, including the Centre de Recherche en Épistémologie Appliquée in Paris; the Ecole Normale Supériure, Lyon; the University of Copenhagen; and the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge. His previous positions include Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Central Florida

Anneliese Maier-Forschungspreis geht an RUB-Gastwissenschaftler