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Dr. Dennis Krämer

about me

Father of two (3, 5 years), grew up with a Turkish mother and a German father, plays computer games since childhood, grows hot chili peppers under artificial light, plays a duduk to annoy the neighbors

Scientific Education


PhD (Dr. phil.) University of Hamburg
Thesis: “Intersex in Sports – A Discourse Analysis on the Media Coverage and Medical Treatment of Intersex Athletes in Modern Sports” (published in German „Intersexualität im Sport – Eine Diskursanalyse über die mediale und medizinische Verhandlung des intersexuellen Körpers im modernen Sport“)
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gabriele Klein, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Arne Dekker
Grade: summa cum laude


PhD (Dr. phil.) University of Münster in Cultural Anthropology and Psychology
Continuation of doctorate at the University of Hamburg


M.A. in Sociology with minors in Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology, Educational Science, University of Münster
Grade: 1,2 (among best 5% of the class)



Teaching Award in Social Sciences, University of Göttingen


Teaching Award in Social Sciences, University of Göttingen


Scholarship of the Global Young Faculty, Mercator Foundation


PhD Thesis Award of the German Sociological Association (DGS), Sociology of the Body and Sports


DOSB Research Award – German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) (3rd Place)

Research Areas

  • Gender Diversity
  • Sociology of Sport, Technology, and Body
  • Technological resilience and crisis research
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education

Academic Involvement

Since 06/2024

Principal Investigator: “Resilient Healthcare in Times of Multiple Crises: Connecting Germany and Japan” (RE-CARE) – German Research Foundation (DFG)
Grant No. KR 5454/1-1

Since 01/2024

Postdoctoral Researcher and Referent for Research at the University of Münster

Since 06/2023

Principal Investigator: “Artificial Intelligence in Sports” (AIS) (private funding)


Interim Professor (W2) for Sociology of Sport and Health and temporarily Head of Department at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen


Visiting Researcher at the Teikyo University in Tokyo, Japan


Principal Investigator: „Digital Technologies of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Transnational Dialogue between Germany and Japan“ (TECHCO) – German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Grant No. 01GP2182


Postdoctoral Researcher at the Ruhr-University Bochum


Principal Investigator: „The Ethics of Livetracking-Applications in Connection with SARS-CoV-2“ (ELISA) – German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Grant No. 01KI20527


Research Associate at the University of Hamburg


Research Associate at the Leuphana University Lüneburg


Visiting Student, Faculty of Social Sciences, Adam-Mickiewicz-University Posen, Poland


Student Assistant at the Institute for Sex Research, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf; Student assistant: DFG project “Treatment experiences and treatment satisfaction of people with different forms of intersex/DSD” (Head: Prof. Dr. Hertha Richter-Appelt) and the BZgA-funded project “Sexual and social relationships of 17- and 18-year-old women and men” (Head: Dr. Silja Matthiesen)

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