Cornelia Stefan works at the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Reserach (CEPR) in the research project "Catholic Social Tradition and Financial Decision Making". She has studied Philosophy and Group dynamics at the Alpen-Adria University of Klagenfurt, at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the University of Triest. After doing her master thesis in Social Philosophy (2013) she received a doctoral fellowship in Medical Humanities and Political Philosophy for the duration of 3 years at the University of Insubria Varese/Como (IT) which she completed with a PhD thesis about the question how social critique can be founded in the experience of human suffering.
Since 2016 she is a member of the editorial board of the scientific journal „Europea", which focuses on the construction of European identity and she is a member of the periodical "Officina Sedici" which deals with political and legal topics. Furthermore Cornelia is author of several peer-reviewed articles, such as Widerstreitende Werte. Wohin will Europa? (in Europea , n°2, 2018, pp. 137-149) or Genussstreben: Zwischen kollektivem Symptom und kapitalistischer Ideologie (in Metabasis, n°18, 2014, pp.63-78) and she teaches as a visiting lecturer at the University of Klagenfurt.
Social Philosophy (history of Social Philosophy, Frankfurt School, ethical issues within the European Union) Meta-ethics, Psychoanalysis