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Dr. Julian Genner



Scientific Assistant

Interim Professor

Office: 02008
Fon: +49 (0) 761-203-97623

Research interests


Current research project

  • Surviving the future today? Understanding doomsday preppers.


About me

Julian Genner currently is an interim professor [Vertretungsprofessor] at the University of Freiburg (Germany). He received his PhD in cultural anthropology from the University of Basel (Switzerland) and was awarded the faculty prize for his thesis „Vom Nackt zum Sicherheitsscanner. Wie Sicherheit zu einer Ware wird“ [From Nude-o-Scope to Security Scanner. The Commodification of Security) in 2015. He held various positions as a post doc at the University of Basel, the University of Freiburg, and the Special Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1187 “Media of Cooperation” at the University of Siegen. Currently, he pursues an ethnographic research project on preppers in Europe.For a list of publications, conference papers and presentations please switch to the German version of this homepage.