Henry Krips (scholar)

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Henry Paul Krips is the Andrew W. Mellon All-Claremont Chair of Humanities and Professor of Cultural Studies at Claremont Graduate University.

Education: B.Sc. Honors, University of Adelaide, 1965. Ph.D., University of Adelaide, Mathematical Physics, 1970. Dissertation on: Measurement Theory. [1]

His publications include Fetish: An Erotics of Culture (Cornell University Press, 1999), Der Andere Schauplatz: Psychoanalyse, Kultur, Medien (Turia Kant, Vienna, 2001), Science, Reason and Rhetoric (Pittsburgh University Press, 1995), and The Metaphysics of Quantum Theory (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1987).[2]

Krips specializes in Contemporary European Cultural Theory, Psychoanalysis, and Science Studies. He has held the Silverman visiting chair for History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas at the University of Tel Aviv, and has been a Senior Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science in Berlin, the Hungarian Institute for Advanced Studies in Budapest, and the IFK (Internationales Forschungszentrum Kulturwissenschaften) in Vienna. He is on the board of the Association for Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, and chairs the division for Theories of Culture in the American Cultural Studies Association.

He is the son of the Austrian-Australian conductor and composer, Henry Krips, and a nephew of the conductor and violinist, Josef Krips..


  1. ^ University of Adelaide Research and Scholarship ebooks
  2. ^ Claremont Graduate University Profile of Krips