was born in 1954 and is one of Germany's most prominent historians. She has taught modern history in Berlin, Constance and Bielefeld. From 2003 to 2007 she was a professor at Yale University, since 2008 she heads the research area 'Geschichte der Gefühle' (history of emotions) at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin. In 1998 the German Research Foundation DFG awarded her the prestigious Leibniz Prize and in 2016 she received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Most recently published: "Die Politik der Demütigung. Schauplätze von Macht und Ohnmacht" (2017). Most recent publication at Residenz Verlag: "Märkte und Moral" (Markets and Morality, 2019).