Dr. Malte Engel
Founder and Trainer
Dr. Malte Engel studied philosophy, psychology and English literature. From 2007 to 2010, he received a scholarship from the Berlin School of Mind and Brain to complete his doctorate at the Chair of Ethics at the Humboldt University of Berlin. The dissertation was published in 2011 under the title “Cognitive Abilities as a Condition of Moral Responsibility” by Königshausen and Neumann in Würzburg. He has several years of teaching experience in the academic and non-academic field. Since the beginning of 2012 he has been teaching seminars on correct argumentation. In 2014 he trained as a trainer and was certified by the German Association of Certified Trainers and Business Coaches (BZTB).
Christina Sauer studied political science and history at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and at the University of Potsdam. She spent a year abroad at the University of New South Wales in Sydney. For seven years she coordinated the Berlin Development Education Programme as a project manager.
She has many years of teaching experience in the non-university sector, primarily in development policy education work. In 2013, she completed a degree in German as a Foreign Language at the Goethe-Institut and has since been working as a lecturer for language and integration courses.
Dr. Romy Jaster
Dr. Romy Jaster is a research assistant at the Chair of Theoretical Philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin. She studied philosophy and linguistics and received her doctorate at Humboldt University with a thesis on “Skills”. During her studies and her doctorate she spent time abroad at the
University of Notre Dame (USA), the École normale supérieure (Paris) and the Australian National University (Canberra). Dr. Romy Jaster was a scholarship holder of the German National Academic Foundation and the Carl and Max Schneider Foundation and has several years of teaching experience in the academic and non-academic field.
Dr. David Lanius
Dr. David Lanius is a research associate at the DebateLab of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and founder of the Forum für Streitkultur. He studied philosophy, linguistics and logic and received a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes) to study strategic uncertainty in law at the Humboldt University of Berlin.
During his studies and doctorate David Lanius was at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), at the Institute of Logic, Language, and Computation in Amsterdam (Netherlands) and at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (USA). He has several years of teaching experience in the university and non-university sector.
Sanja Dembić studied philosophy, psychology, and gender studies. Since 2014 she is working on her PhD at the Institute of Philosophy at the Humboldt-University as a scholarship-holder of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes).
In her dissertation with the working title “The Mind and its Deviances – Philosophical Foundations of Psychpathology”, she analyzes the concept of mental disorder and its relation to the concepts of bodily disorder and social deviance. She has many years of academic teaching experience.
Dr. Friederike Schmitz
Dr. Jonas Zahn
Gordon Naninga Fließ