Lena-Luise Stahn joined the department DIRI in February 2015 as a research fellow and oversees questions related to infrastructure in the “WorldViews” project.
She studied classical archaeology and library and information studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin and Athens University where she wrote her master’s thesis on the subject of Pompeii’s murals as expressions of social spatial hierarchy. She subsequently took a BA in computer studies, also at the HU Berlin, which she completed mid 2015 with a dissertation examining knowledge organisation systems in the Semantic Web.
Between 2009 and 2015 Lena-Luise Stahn worked at the library and archive of the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin, joining as a student assistant and later working as research assistant to the management. During this period she also worked as a student assistant in a branch office of GESIS Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences in Berlin, where she was responsible for assigning and maintaining persistent identifiers for academic research data.