Christine Ludl earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Freie Universität Berlin and Sciences Po Paris. She held post-doctoral positions at the African Centre for Migration and Society at the University of the Witwatersrand and the French Institute of South Africa in Johannesburg and the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies, Germany. She is currently an associate Senior Fellow at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies and an associate researcher at the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin. Her research focuses on the transformation of representation(s) in contexts of migration, diversity and urban change and on methodological and epistemological questions related to the concept of representation(s). At the Rockefeller Archive Center, she will explore this last topic in a historical perspective and consult materials related to the development of American Social Psychology in the first half of the 20th century.