Martin Lampprecht, born 1976, studied Modern German Literature, Cultural Anthropology and Philosophy, graduating from Humboldt University Berlin in 2006. He then completed a second M.A. program in Film Studies and Documentary Filmmaking in Aix-en-Provence. From 2007 to 2013 he worked as a lecturer for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), teaching German language and literature at Saint Joseph University, Beirut (Lebanon), and at Université d’Aix-Marseille, where he subsequently also worked as a lecturer at the Film Department.
Martin Lampprecht is an associated member of the Popular Seriality Research Unit. Recipient of a DAAD returning scholar grant, he is currently working on a PhD project on “Ethico-Political Reasoning and the Place of the Spectator in Post-9/11 American TV Dramas”.